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Matthew Taber, Bonner Springs, Kansas, has been named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois. Students on the dean’s list must have a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale and must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student. Olivet Nazarene University is a Christian, liberal arts university with more than 140 areas of undergraduate and graduate study. There are several campuses, as well as more than 100 learning locations. Splitlog Coffee, 548 Central Ave., has been open about a year in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by William Crum) by William…

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A passenger was injured when a Chevy Trailblazer went off the road and hit a barrier wall on southbound I-35 near 18th Street in Kansas City, Kansas, at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 1. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, the Trailblazer was southbound on I-35 when it lost control because of road conditions, went off the roadway and struck the barrier wall. Some roads were slick, as snow fell on April 1. A 29-year-old man who was a passenger in the Trailblazer was injured and taken to the hospital, according to the trooper’s report. The driver, a 29-year-old…

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PFP Enterprises, LLC, also doing business as Texas Meat Packers, a Fort Worth, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 7,146 pounds of raw beef products that were produced and packaged without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen and fresh beef items were produced on March 23-24, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “BEEF SKIRT DICED FOR TACOS,” with a case code of 1470 in the upper left-hand corner of the label and a packaging date of 03/24/18. • 5-lb. vacuum-packed…

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The Wyandotte Daily news is interested in news of your community event in Wyandotte County. Send information to news@wyandottedaily.com and include your name and phone number. Please send in planned events about a week before the event if possible. In the event of inclement weather, call to see if the event is still planned. Support group to meet April 30 A Loss and Healing Support group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is for those who have suffered from a recent loss. The…

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by Alan Hoskins, KCKCC Their home playoff hopes dashed by Jayhawk East champion Cowley College, Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Blue Devils will close out their home season Tuesday with a single 9-inning game against State Fair at 1 p.m. Ranked No. 13 nationally, Cowley completed a four-game sweep of the Blue Devils Saturday, winning 10-3 and 10-1. The losses dropped KCKCC (17-19) into a tie with Independence for sixth and seventh in the Jayhawk East and sends KCKCC into opening Region VI playoff action Friday at Butler County, the runnerup in the Jayhawk West at 20-12. Game two of…

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by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service Listening to news reports while driving to the Statehouse on the day after the deadly high school shooting in Florida, Kansas Sen. Barbara Bollier decided to redouble her efforts to put a “red flag” law on the books in Kansas. She wants a system for temporarily confiscating guns from people deemed a risk to themselves or others. “It’s not something that tramples on somebody’s rights,” said Bollier, a Mission Hills Republican. “It just puts a temporary hold on a situation until things calm down.” Only three states — California, Washington and Oregon — have…

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by Alan Hoskins, KCKCC Sportswriter Grantland Rice once wrote: “When the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, he writes, not that you won or lost – but how you played the game.” Kansas City Kansas Community College’s short-handed Blue Devils didn’t upset No. 3 seeded Fort Scott Wednesday night but it wasn’t because of a lack of determination and effort in a 69-63 loss to the Greyhounds in first-round Region VI Division II playoff action. Juvan Davenport’s driving layup with 40.5 seconds left cut Fort Scott’s lead to 63-61 but the Blue Devils couldn’t get the stop…

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A student from Kansas City, Kansas, recently was named to the fall dean’s list at Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, Tennessee. James Shultz, Kansas City, Kansas, and other students on the dean’s list had a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the fall semester. Trevecca University is a Christian university in Nashville that was founded in 1901. Send your news to Wyandotte Daily at news@wyandottedaily.com. Do you have news to share about people, places and events in Wyandotte County? Or would you like to share a photo of Wyandotte County? Send your news to Wyandotte…

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A student from Kansas City, Kansas, recently was named to the fall dean’s list at Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, Tennessee. James Shultz, Kansas City, Kansas, and other students on the dean’s list had a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the fall semester. Trevecca University is a Christian university in Nashville that was founded in 1901. Send your news to Wyandotte Daily at news@wyandottedaily.com. Do you have news to share about people, places and events in Wyandotte County? Or would you like to share a photo of Wyandotte County? Send your news to Wyandotte…

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Family story time planned A family story time is planned from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library youth services craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave. The story time, for ages 2-6, will include stories, dancing and singing. KCK schools to hold public ‘listening tour’ today Members of the Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet the district’s parents, students and community in a public listening tour. The board will listen to what is important to parents, students and the community concerning the Kansas City, Kansas, Public School district. The listening tours…

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