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Public Health Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

Six Lakes Under Warning The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly ... read the rest»

KBA schedules its 2nd ‘Call-a-Lawyer’ night for July 9

The Kansas Bar Association and the Topeka Bar Association will be offering its second "Call-a-Lawyer" night on Thursday, July 9. Anyone who needs legal ... read the rest»

KWU to Host the 2015 Heart of America Debate Institute - July 12–24

The Heart of America Debate Institute returns to Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS, this summer beginning July 12, with training available for ... read the rest»

“I’m on the Do Not Call list, so why do I keep getting these phone calls?”

Consumer Corner: No Call List doesn’t stop all calls Unfortunately, this is one of the most common questions our office receives. While placing ... read the rest»

GREG WEGE JOINS MEMBERSHIP OF AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION

Greg Wege, Wheaton, Kansas, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Richard Wilson, interim CEO of the national breed organization ... read the rest»

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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»

Schedule Changes to State Baseball & Softball

The 2015 KSHSAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments are set to begin this Thursday, however due to recent forecasts of rainy conditions the schedule ... read the rest»

St. Marys HS 2015 MEL Track & Field Results

St. Marys Girls Results 4x800m — second, 10:13.23 100m H — Sarah Kasprzak, seventh, 17.96 100m — Maddie Layton, sixth, 13.18, Mallory ... read the rest»
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Born July 3rd
1883: Franz Kafka, Prague-born German novelist (The Metamorphosis, The Trail).
1908: M.F.K. Fisher, food witer.
1912: Elizabeth Taylor, novelist and short story writer.
1921: Francois-Arnold Reichenbach, documentary filmmaker.
1937: Tom Stoppard, British playwright (Rosencrantz and Gilderstern are Dead).
July 3rd
in history
1916: The Battle of the Somme begins. More than 100,000 men are killed in the first day.
1944: The U.S. First Army opens a general offensive to break out of the hedgerow area of Normandy, France.
1945: U.S. troops land at Balikpapan and take Sepinggan airfield on Borneo in the Pacific.
1950: U.S. carrier-based planes attack airfields in the Pyongyang-Chinnampo area of North Korea in the first air-strike of the Korean War.
1954: Food rationing ends in Great Britain almost nine years after the end of World War II.

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