The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
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At the same time that the failures of our educational system have given rise to the call for universal standards for achievement in basic subjects, criticism has also been heard that the pressure for academic achievement has led to a constricted education that does not serve well either young people or society. The “race to the top” has become a race in which the prize for the winners is economic success and acceptance to elite schools, and are the goals of parents and therefore of their...

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Tip of the WeekInstead of a hefty investment in a full bathroom remodeling, some simple and affordable changes can make a noticeable difference. Here are some that can be done in a single weekend:

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The lush green gardens at Carroll Mansion Museum don't get as many visitors as the lavishly-decorated rooms inside.Gloria Sturges, a master gardener who heads Carroll Mansion's Victorian Herb and Heirloom project, would like that to change.

Updated at 11:39 PM

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have joined an effort that includes 300 faith-based organizations across the U.S. in lobbying the federal government to provide protection for Central American children fleeing "escalating violence, conflict and...

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From Italy to Sonoma, here's a guide to Honest Cooking's favorite whites in different categories and price levels.

Updated at 10:26 PM

Beware—these 8 harmful ingredients are lurking in everyday food products.

Updated at 9:36 PM

Crimson Hill Soapworks, 425 Delaware St., is a new downtown Leavenworth business, offering handmade artisan soaps, party favors, bath and body luxuries, fragrance products and more.

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Mike Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation" from Jersey Shore, has found...

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[WARNING: The following story reveals the winner of ABC's The Bachelorette. Read at your own risk].Another 

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