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AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KANSAS CALLS FOR PUSHBACK ON PRESIDENT'S EPA CLEAN POWER PLAN

TOPEKA - Today President Obama released his final plans for a better environment, but this Clean Power Plan will raise energy costs and hurt Kansas families ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee County will not reduce the number of polling places.

Chief Election Officer Jennifer Savage confirmed that to the county commissioners at their Monday meeting. "If it upsets folks, we’re not going ... read the rest»

Access to Water for Homes and Businesses

The City of Manhattan, Pottawatomie County and Rural Water District #1 (RWD1) have a unique challenge before them as rapid growth continues to call to ... read the rest»

Salina invited to Worship on the Lawn at Kansas Wesleyan University Aug. 16

Salina, Kan. — Kansas Wesleyan University invites the Salina churches and the public to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the middle of the KWU ... read the rest»

Corps schedules astonomy program

MANHATTAN, Ks. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake invites the public to attend The Kansas Summer Sky Program at 9:15 p.m. Aug. ... 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 August 3rd
1887: Rupert Brooke, English poet who mainly wrote about World War I.
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
August 3rd
in history
1914: Germany declares war on France.
1916: Sir Roger Casement is hanged for treason in England.
1945: Chinese troops under American General Joseph Stilwell take the town of Myitkyina from the Japanese.
1958: The first nuclear submarine USS Nautilus passes under the North Pole.
1967: President Lyndon B. Johnson announces plans to send 45,000 more troops to Vietnam.

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