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House panel reviews school standards bill

A Kansas House committee has heard testimony from an overflow crowd on a bill that would bar use of the Common Core standards for reading an…

Kansas' Bill Self coaches from the bench during their NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas, Tuesday, Feb, 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Stephen Spillman)

Kansas hangs on to beat Texas Tech 64-63

Kansas coach Bill Self felt more than a little fortunate that his No. 8 Jayhawks pulled out a 64-63 win against a very tough Texas Tech team…

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Delays stall downtown Anthony project

Voters approved creating a commercial improvement district — or CID — back in the summer of 2011. But why is no development taking place? …

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Body of missing 10-year-old found

A grade school coach has been jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder in the abduction and death of a 10-year-old girl in southwest Misso…

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Bizarre 911 calls lead to pot discovery

Authorities say a series of bizarre and false emergency calls led them to the discovery of a marijuana garden in a Northern California home.