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Child Care Licensing Systems Improvement Team to meet September 8, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Child Care Licensing Systems Improvement Team will meet on Tuesday, September 8 at the Kansas Association of School Boards. The ... read the rest»

‘Call-a-Lawyer’ night scheduled for Sept. 10

TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 4, 2015)—The Kansas Bar Association and the Topeka Bar Association will be hosting its fourth "Call-a-Lawyer" night on Thursday, ... read the rest»

Kansas Fire Safety contest

Are you or do you know a Kansas resident currently enrolled in education institutes? Online classes qualify, too. ... read the rest»

Explanation of Crop Insurance Hidden Benefits

During the last farm bill debate we heard Congressional leaders say, farmers don’t get a check, they get a bill for their crop insurance. While ... read the rest»

Alma City Council Meeting

Sherry Hensley, Hot Alma Nights committee member, appeared before the Alma City Council on Tuesday to thank them and the city crew for all the helped ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»
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Born September 4th
1905: Mary Renault (Mary Challans), author who wrote about her wartime experiences in The Last of the Wine and The King Must Die.
1908: Richard Wright, novelist best known for Native Son.
1918: Paul Harvy, radio commentator.
1920: Craig Claiborne, food critic and cookbook author.
1920: Maggie Higgins, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1951) for international reporting, for her work in Korean war zones.
September 4th
in history
1943: Allied troops capture Lae-Salamaua, in New Guinea. When Fred Avey joined Pappy Boyington's flock, he found himself among a pack of wolves in Black Sheep's clothing.
1944: British troops liberate Antwerp, Belgium.
1945: The American flag is raised on Wake Island after surrender ceremonies there.
1951: The first transcontinental television broadcast in America is carried by 94 stations.
1957: Arkansas governor Orval Faubus calls out the National Guard to bar African-American students from entering a Little Rock high school.