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Enjoy your holiday, play it safe and return home alive

Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District encourages you to do your part to reduce this ... read the rest»

Rabies cases rise in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health has identified a an increased number of rabies cases reported in Kansas this year. ... read the rest»

Combat Aviation Brigade to change command

The 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, is set to host a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., July 8 at the post’s Cavalry Parade ... read the rest»

Hey Hey Hey! Animation Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40, Opens at Brown v. Board Site

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site is pleased to open a new exhibition, Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution, a nostalgic collection ... read the rest»

The Country Stampede is a busy time for area law enforcement.

This year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism; the State of Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control; and the Pottawatomie County Sheriff combined ... 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 2nd
1877: Hermann Hesse, German novelist and poet.
1894: Andre Kertesz, photographer.
1900: Tyrone Guthrie, English theater director.
1908: Thurgood Marshall, first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
1916: Barry Gray, radio talk show host.
July 2nd
in history
1644: Oliver Cromwell crushes the Royalists at the Battle of Marston Moor.
1747: Marshall Saxe leads the French forces to victory over an Anglo-Dutch force under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Lauffeld.
1776: The Continental Congress resolves that the American colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.
1822: Denmark Vesey is executed in Charleston, South Carolina, for planning a massive slave revolt.
1858: Czar Alexander II frees the serfs working on imperial lands.

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