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Nicole Kelley

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Papa Bob’s BBQ prevails on ‘Man v. Food’
Barbecue sandwich ultimately destroys ‘Man v. Food’ host
August 12, 2010
Customers and supporters crowded into Papa Bob’s BBQ restaurant to watch the Bonner Springs restaurant being featured on a national television show.
Man vs. Food vs. KC BBQ: Restaurant challenges TV host with a mountain of meat
August 4, 2010
With a crowd of 120 people yelling, and the high-fives flying, Adam Richman makes his way to a single table at the front of Papa Bob’s Bar-B-Que in Bonner Springs.
Other Republicans take pride in everyman résumés
July 25, 2010
For the Aug. 3 Republican primary election, voters will find the 3rd District U.S. congressional ballot saturated with options.
Boy Scouts’ centennial campout in Bonner Springs could rival small city
July 12, 2010
For one weekend this fall, the Boy Scouts’ Camp Naish in Bonner Springs has the potential to be the 20th largest community in Kansas.
Business, government leaders laud Hollywood Casino project
Building scheduled to open in 2012
May 2, 2010
As officials prepared to break ground Friday morning on Wyandotte County’s new Hollywood Casino, growth was at the forefront of most peoples’ minds.
Tea party supporters rally for lower taxes, smaller government
2,000 attend tax day event at Wyandotte County ballpark
11:35 a.m., April 15, 2010 Updated 04:47 p.m.
A tea party rally has drawn about 2,000 people to a suburban Kansas City ballpark to voice their disdain for the federal government and taxes.
Morning storm takes roof off Bonner Springs church
April 2, 2010
A storm struck the Bonner Springs area Friday morning causing severe damage to a local building and knocking out power in some areas.
Artists sculpt masterpieces of marbles in Bonner Springs
March 7, 2010
Marble artists from across the country were at the top of their game Saturday, showing off their art for hundreds of people to see.
Passion for firearms inspires woman leading rifle group
February 7, 2010
Patricia Stoneking’s life path seems to have taken a natural flow.
Couple helps others grieve for lost babies
November 1, 2009
The kisses that 3-year-old Kaylee Pfrimmer left behind on her mother’s pregnant belly are now a distant memory.

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Participants at a Tea Party rally at CommunityAmerica ballpark in Wyandotte County share their opinions with the hundreds of people at the event. The rally on Thursday was sponsored by the Kansas City-area group Political Chips and allowed participants to show their frustrations with the federal government’s finances and their support for lowering taxes.

A visitor shops for finished marbles put on display by the 23 marble artists at the Moon Marble Company’s 10th annual Marble Crazy event at the store in Bonner Springs.

Mic McGuire, a former opera singer-turned-minister, recently opened Living Water Methodist Church, 3001 W. 115th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Alesha and Max Pfrimmer and their daughter, Kaylee, 3, Lansing, have started a Midwest chapter of the TEARS Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Payallup, Wash. The couple lost their son in March when Alesha was five months pregnant.

Philadelphia inquirer columnist Trudy Rubin discusses her visit to Pakistan in April and the present struggle between the Taliban and the Pakistani government during the Counter- insurgency Center Leader Workshop at Fort Leavenworth.

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