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Latest Douglas County court filings for Sept. 25, 2017

Latest Douglas County court filings for marriages, divorces, bankruptcies and foreclosures.

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Kansas sees spikes in inmate transfers among state prisons

Kansas officials are debating how much an increase in moving inmates among prisons has fueled unrest in recent months that included a riot at one facility.

Editorial: A lesson about transparency

The Tyson debacle should make it clearer than ever that governments should always forsake secret deal-making in favor of openness.

Letter to the editor: Prove it, Tyson

Our major concern with the Tyson “project,” along with water and air pollution, is pollution to the soil.

FSHS girls golf 8th at O-South

Tori Hoopingarner tied for 12th place at the nine-hole Olathe South Invitational on Thursday at Heritage Park, leading Free State’s girls golf team to eighth in the team standings.

Man shot Wednesday night in northern Lawrence; 3 people detained following chase

A shooting in northern Lawrence Wednesday night injured a Lawrence man and led to a multicounty pursuit of a vehicle seen in the area.

Employee theft investigated

Possible employee theft being investigated Lawrence Police are investigating the possible employee theft of more than $7,000 from Versa-Tel Inc., 811 E. 23rd Street.

Seabury girls cross country 2nd at Tonganoxie Invite

Bishop Seabury sophomores Sami Dennon and Sabrina Eicher led the girls cross country team to second place at the Tonganoxie Invitational on Tuesday.

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Tyson puts chicken plant on hold, citing commission's withdrawal of bond support

Tyson Foods Inc. is putting a proposed $320 million chicken-processing project near Tonganoxie on hold.

Hoopingarner 11th at SMNW Invite

Free State High senior Tori Hoopingarner tied for 11th place at the Shawnee Mission Northwest golf Invitational on Monday at Lake Quivira, which served as the first leg of the Sunflower League tournament.

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Douglas County official says proposed Tyson plant a Lawrence issue, too

Douglas County Commissioner Nancy Thellman told city and school district leaders that they should all be concerned about the Tyson chicken-processing plant proposed for Tonganoxie.

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Leavenworth County commissioners revoke bond support for proposed Tyson plant; unclear if vote will hold

Leavenworth County commissioners at their meeting Monday morning said they no longer are prepared to issue a key set of bonds for a controversial meatpacking plant proposed for a site south of Tonganoxie.

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Latest Douglas County court filings for Sept. 18, 2017

Latest Douglas County court filings for marriages, divorces, bankruptcies and foreclosures.

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City, county, school board to discuss comprehensive plan at joint meeting; Tyson plant 'may come up'

The Douglas County Commission, Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board will come together for a joint meeting Monday to discuss such shared topics as the comprehensive plan update and, possibly, the Tyson chicken processing plant proposed for Tonganoxie.

Editorial: Mayor should recuse himself

The Tonganoxie mayor’s role in a law firm that also represents Tyson Foods has the appearance of a conflict of interest.

Wilson in serious condition

Sheriff's deputy in serious condition after being thrown from horse

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Legislators vow to oppose proposed Tyson plant in Tonganoxie

Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, and Reps. Jim Karleskint, R-Tonganoxie and Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, all said during a meeting about a proposed $320 million Tyson chicken processing plant that they had numerous concerns about the proposed project, but they wanted more information before landing on either side of the issue. By the end of the night, they had hopped off the fence.

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Questions emerge about whether Tonganoxie mayor has conflict of interest in Tyson project

As Tyson Foods seeks more than $1 million from the city of Tonganoxie for a controversial meatpacking plant, the city’s mayor has confirmed he works for a law firm that does business with Tyson.

Firebirds fall to Leavenworth

Playing its second game in as many days, Free State High's boys soccer team suffered a 2-1 road loss to Leavenworth on Tuesday.

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'No Tyson in Tongie' effort adding supporters by the hundreds

Jen Peak has watched a community mobilize for a common cause in the span of a week. She was in downtown Tonganoxie on Sept. 5 when Gov. Sam Brownback and officials from Tyson Foods Inc. announced plans for a massive $320 million chicken-processing plant on two properties along Leavenworth County Road 1 south of Tonganoxie.


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