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Late freeze kills fruit buds

Posted on Apr. 23rd, 2014

MANHATTAN, KAN. — The recent late cold snap could mean less fruit this year.

"If we had a tree or even some sort of small fruit bush that was in flower, it very likely could have...
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The JO offering free bus rides on April 23

Posted on Apr. 22nd, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. — As part of the month-long 30 Days of JoCo celebration, The JO...
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Schmidt: New law will better protect Kansas senior citizens

Posted on Apr. 21st, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- A new law signed last week by Governor Sam Brownback will better protect Kansas senior citizens against fraud and financial abuse, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.>Full Story

Johnson County Community College announces lineup for 2014-15 Performing Arts Series

Posted on Apr. 21st, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. – Buddy Guy, Los Lobos and Terry Bradshaw lead the lineup this year for the 2014-15 Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College.

The series, known...
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Rep. Yoder displays 2014 Congressional Art Competition

Posted on Apr. 21st, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. – Rep. Kevin Yoder announced today that the high school student art entered in the 2014 Congressional Art Contest from the 3rd Congressional District is now on display in...
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Sporting Kansas City dominates Montreal, sits atop Eastern Conference

Posted on Apr. 20th, 2014

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Lakeside Speedway Recap: April 18

Posted on Apr. 19th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN.  – Tim Karrick left no doubt tonight as to why he has over a dozen track championships to his credit in the 25-lap, USRA A-Modified feature.

Taking the lead...
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KDOT: Texting and driving changes lives

Posted on Apr. 18th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- For Julie Breitenstein, distracted driving changed her life, and that of her entire family.

“When you are behind the wheel of a...
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T-Bones sign veteran lefty Regas

Posted on Apr. 18th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The Kansas City T-Bones announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Kris Regas to a contract for the 2014 season.

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Schmidt: Kansas receives $62.2 million payment from tobacco settlement

Posted on Apr. 18th, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN.– Kansas has received its annual tobacco settlement payment totaling $62.2 million, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

The final installment of the...
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Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate below five percent in Kansas

Posted on Apr. 17th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) reported the March seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, unchanged from February and down from 5.5 percent in March...
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Man charged with dealing methamphetamine, cocaine in Johnson County

Posted on Apr. 16th, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN. ----- Javier Zambrano-Sanchez, 39, is charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, nine counts of distributing various amounts...
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Bob Dole to visit Olathe April 21; community invited to attend

Posted on Apr. 15th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole will be visiting Olathe, Kansas on Monday, April 21.

Dole will be in town from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The Olathe City Hall, located at 100...
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T-Bones announce 2014 promotions and giveaways

Posted on Apr. 15th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – As the Kansas City T-Bones prepare for their home opener on Thursday, May 15, the club has announced its promotions and events schedule for the 2014 season.

For...
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Denning: Civilianized dispatchers unit could jeopardize public safety

Posted on Apr. 15th, 2014

In recent weeks, an audit on the Johnson County Sheriff's Office detailing overtime pay and other expenses has generated buzz in the Kansas City metro area. Today, The Olathe Edge interviewed...
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Motorcycle Safety Foundation launches new phase of training exclusively at JCCC

Posted on Apr. 14th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Before its national launch, the newest version of a popular motorcycle-rider training program made its debut at Johnson County Community College.

The new...
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Denning: County under-funding sheriff's office led to high overtime costs

Posted on Apr. 14th, 2014

In recent weeks, an audit on the Johnson County Sheriff's Office detailing overtime pay and other expenses has generated buzz in the Kansas City metro area. Today, The De Soto Edge interviewed...
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