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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 9:50 AM

Kate Chopin, the tortured and socially restricted author of “The Awakening,” also wrote a short story in the late 1900s that is considered a frontrunner in feminist literature. It’s called “The Story of an Hour.”In its opening paragraphs, a young woman named Louise Mallard receives the terrible news that a train wreck has killed everyone aboard. Her husband, Brently Mallard, was on that train.

Updated at 9:48 AM

For new parents, choosing the right foods for their baby can be an anxiety-inducing decision, made even more difficult by all the conflicting nutrition information out there. Jill Hillhouse and Jordan Wagman are hoping that their new book, “The Best...

Updated at 9:34 AM

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Updated at 9:31 AM

This is the one I’ve been waiting for.This week I had the opportunity to evaluate the all-new 2015.5 Volvo V60 Cross County, based on the all-new V60 wagon platform introduced last fall as a 2015 model.

Updated at 9:08 AM

The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean.

Updated at 8:24 AM

Leavenworth County commissioners are moving forward with plans to renovate a new county annex building in Tonganoxie.

Updated at 8:21 AM

The state government will be changing the way it informs vehicle owners when it's time to renew their registrations.

Updated at 8:19 AM

A competitive eater has conquered three 72-ounce steak dinners in about 20 minutes during a food challenge held at a restaurant in Amarillo, Texas.

Updated at 8:09 AM

Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests.

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