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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»

Wamego Celebrates Farm, Faith and Family Heritage

What: Farm, faith and family have been central aspects of Wamego’s 150-year history. In recognition and celebration a weekend-filled event is planned ... read the rest»

Back to School with Safe Bag Lunches

It is that time of the year again! It is hard to believe summer flew by so quickly, but as the school year begins and we get back into the routine of ... read the rest»

Wichita State University has announced the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016

Wichita State University has announced the names of nearly 2,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016. To be included on the ... read the rest»

Kansas State University awards graduation honors to more than 480 students

More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees. Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa ... read the rest»

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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.
1934: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, called Mahatma or Great Soul, resigns from Congress in India.
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
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