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Insurance department issues overview of 2017 Kansas health insurance markets

TOPEKA — Kansas consumers wanting health insurance through the federally-facilitated marketplace beginning Nov. 1 will continue to have choices ... read the rest»

Accountable Health Solutions Launches New Wellness & Health Improvement Platform

OLATHE (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Accountable Health Solutions (subsidiary of Hooper Holmes, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HH)), a national leader in corporate wellness and ... read the rest»

How often do smoke alarms need to be replaced?

How often should the smoke alarms in your home be replaced? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. A national survey conducted by the National ... read the rest»

Affordable higher education set to become the next casualty of failed tax policy

TOPEKA - As Kansas college students settle into the new semester, many struggle to make ends meet after receiving unprecedentedly high bills for their ... read the rest»

KVA Announces 2016 Week 4 Volleyball Rankings

Topeka -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Week 4 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. This week’s ... read the rest»

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Wamego Wrestling Club Results

USAWKS 2016 District 3 East Subdistrict 8 & Under 49 - Ayden Henson's place is 6th and has scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Ayden Henson (Wamego ... read the rest»

Wamego Wrestling Club Results

Western Kansas Classic: 8 & Under 67 - Carson Reves's place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Carson Reves (wamego jr raider ... read the rest»

Wamego Junior Raider Results

Elementary 49-55 - Leolyn Karnowski's place is 3rd and has scored 5.00 team points. Round 1 - Leolyn Karnowski (Unattached) won by fall over Olyvia Besco ... read the rest»

Full results of the weekend’s Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Wamego and Rock Creek competed in a 4A tournament at Smoky Valley; St. Marys and Wabaunsee competed in a 3-2-1A tournament at Rossville. Wamego Results ... read the rest»
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
331: Alexander the Great decisively shatters King Darius III's Persian army at Gaugamela (Arbela), in a tactical masterstroke that leaves him master of the Persian Empire. Alexander's First Great Victory.
1273: Rudolf of Hapsburg is elected emperor in Germany.
1588: The feeble Sultan Mohammed Shah of Persia, hands over power to his 17-year old son Abbas.
1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.

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