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September 20Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Dayquixotic \ kwik-SOT-ik \ adjective; Foolishly impractical; also, capricious, impulsive. — Dictionary.comThis Day in HistorySept. 20, 1973: In a widely hyped and nationally televised match held in the Astrodome in Houston, Texas, female tennis player Billie Jean King defeats male player Bobby Riggs, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.Number to Know

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AREA FOOTBALL SCORES:Lansing 37Tonganoxie 12 

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Deaf culture, Kim Anderson said, is often misunderstood and exploited.

Updated at 11:07 PM

Sammy Brue received a guitar for Christmas in 2011, and that gift has kept on giving to the young musician.

Updated at 10:46 PM

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it into the presidential residence before officers managed to apprehend him, the U.S. Secret Service said. President Barack Obama and his family were not at home at the time.

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Paul Harvey used to say that kids say the darndest things. Well, that was a long time ago and those kids are all grown up now. Apparently, most of them became attorneys.

Updated at 8:35 PM

After having earlier convictions overturned, a Linwood man accused of sexually molesting a child may resolve his case with a plea agreement.

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Joan Rivers might be at the gates of heaven asking new entrants what they're wearing, but here on...

Updated at 6:01 PM

Walter E. Ringel, of Leavenworth, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Updated at 6:00 PM

John William Grady, 73, Leavenworth, Kan. passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at home.

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