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Melissa Treolo

Melissa Treolo is a copy editor and page designer.

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Middle school rallies behind coach fighting leukemia
March 20, 2014
It was shortly after a routine physical exam last October that Dave Anderson got the news nobody wants to hear: Something was wrong.
Poster that incited Kansas sex-ed debate lists ‘grinding,’ ‘oral sex’
February 18, 2014
A poster at a Shawnee middle school that incited a debate today before the House Education Committee listed sexual acts including “oral sex” and “grinding.”
Area bands excited to play star-packed Kanrocksas
May 12, 2013
A group of folk-rock musicians, brothers who make music on the fly and a few beautiful bodies will be among local and area talent taking the stage this summer at the Kanrocksas Music and Arts Festival.
Animal rescue organization needs rescue of its own following mouse shortage, summer drought
January 8, 2013
At this time last year, the price of a frozen, euthanized mouse was 45 cents. But now, that price has nearly doubled, said Diane Johnson, executive director of Operation WildLife Inc. And the 25-year-old animal rehabilitation clinic known as OWL is “struggling” as a result. By Melissa Treolo
Getting degree while working full time a balancing act
January 6, 2013
hese days, Celeste Neubauer of Olathe describes her life as a balancing act. She’s married with two children, 12 and 15 years old. She also works full time as a paraprofessional in the Olathe school district. By Melissa Treolo
Girl’s recipe leads to lunch — and a few surprises — at White House
August 25, 2012
Rori Coyne of Shawnee generally eats her Yummy Cabbage Sloppy Joes — her favorite food — on a bun, or sometimes cold with a fork.
50 from De Soto treated for food poisoning during East Coast band trip
01:53 p.m., March 14, 2012 Updated 04:35 p.m.
Fifty students and chaperones from a De Soto High School have been treated for food poisoning symptoms at a western Pennsylvania hospital after becoming ill while traveling for a band trip to New York.
Kansan’s dog claims win at Westminster
February 29, 2012
An outgoing, easily excitable Shawnee resident who loves attention and weighs about 40 pounds isn’t quite able to put into words how it feels to be a winner.
Choir participation seen as way to promote positive change in prisoners
September 5, 2011
Prison is a place to serve time for a crime, to right what has been wronged, to … learn to sing in a choir?
Unclaimed remains of veterans interred at Fort Leavenworth
01:17 p.m., July 26, 2011 Updated 12:07 a.m.
Nearly 150 years after Pvt. George McCarthy served in the U.S. military, a detail of Civil War re-enactors carried his cremains slowly up the hill Tuesday to his final resting place.

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