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Sept. 1

Theft, 600 block of Northrup Avenue, shotgun, seven patio furniture items, $309 value.
Theft, 1400 block of North 29th, Pontiac Torrent, $6,000 value.
Criminal damage, 1100 block of Kansas Avenue, business, garage doors, $12,000 value.
Criminal damage, burglary, 1900 block of Village West Parkway, passenger window, $300 value.

Aug. 31
Attempted theft, criminal damage, 6300 block of Oak Grove Road, Chevy pickup steering column and window, $500 value.
Theft, 1600 block of South 28th, camper, $2,500 value.
Theft, 3600 block of Rainbow Boulevard, vehicle, cell phone, wallet, $5,130 value.

Aug. 27
Theft, 2000 block of North 51st Street, Honda Accord, $1,700 value.

A job fair is planned next Tuesday, Sept. 23, in downtown Kansas City, Kan.

Sponsored by the Unified Government and several local organizations, the job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Reardon Convention Center, 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., only military veterans may participate. After that, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the job fair is open to the public.

Job seekers are asked to dress for applying for a job, and should bring resumes to leave with potential employers. Some employers will conduct job interviews at the event.

There is no charge for employers or job seekers at the job fair, and parking is free.

The Hilton Garden Inn, Kansas City Kansas Community College and Technical Education Center, Unified Government of Wyandotte County, KansasWorks and Workforce Partnership are sponsors of the event.

Those who will have booths, information or job interviews at the event include: 1A Auto, 7th Street Casino, ACH Foam Technologies, Aerotek, AGC Glass Company North America, Amazon, American Academy of Family Physicians, Apria Healthcare, AT&T (Randstad Source Right), Baker University, Burlington Coat Factory, Carpenters Union Apprenticeship Program, Centrinex, Cintas, city of Olathe, City Wide Maintenance, Commerce Bank, Country Club Bank, Crossroads Hospice, CRTechnical Staffing, Drywall Systems Inc., Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc., Educational Opportunity Center, Express Employment Professionals, Farmers Insurance, FedEx Ground, First Student, G4S Secure Solutions, GE Capital Retail Finance, GEAR For Sports, General Dynamics Information Technology, Hatch Staffing Services, Heros 2 Hired, Hipower Systems, Infinite Healthcare, Jobs Incubator, Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities, Kansas City Kansas Community College-Technical Education Center, Kansas City Power and Light, Kansas State University Global Campus, LabCorp (Laboratory Corporation of America), LegalShield Inc., Long Motor Corporation, Manpower, MarketSource Inc., MidAmerica Nazarene University, MoKan Ironworkers, Multi Service, NCO Financial, New Horizons CLC, New York Life, Package Development Corp., Pegasus Cleaning Corp., Primerica Financial Services, Prologistix, Providence Medical Center and Saint John Hospital, QPS Employment Group, Rasmussen College, Save A Lot Food Stores, Sheet Metal Local No. 2 Training Center, Spartan Staffing, SPX , Swissport, The University of Kansas Hospital, TRAC-7, Unified Government of Wyandotte County KCK Fire Department, KCK Police Department, Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department, University of Phoenix Military Division, US Bank, VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program, Webco Manufacturing Inc., Western and Southern Life, Whelan Security, Workforce Partnership and YRC Freight.
- Information from UG newsletter

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State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-36th Dist., was presented with the Outstanding Public Official Award by Kyle Kessler, executive director of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas Inc.., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, for her support of the public mental health system in Kansas.  (Submitted photo)
State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-36th Dist., was presented with the Outstanding Public Official Award by Kyle Kessler, executive director of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas Inc.., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, for her support of the public mental health system in Kansas. (Submitted photo)

State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-36th Dist., was presented with the Outstanding Public Official Award on Tuesday, Sept. 17, for her support of the public mental health system in Kansas.

The award was presented to Rep. Wolfe Moore by the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc., at its 36th annual conference in Overland Park, Kan.

“Representative Wolfe Moore was instrumental in helping to ensure treatment and care to Kansans with mental illness while containing costs to the state’s budget this year,” stated Michael Garrett, executive director of Horizons Mental Health Center in Hutchinson, Kan., and president of the association.

Garrett joined Kyle Kessler, the association executive director, in presenting the award to Rep. Wolfe Moore at the annual Conference of the Association on Sept. 17.
Garrett said Rep. Wolfe Moore deserves to be recognized for her leadership in developing sound public policy.

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