The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
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Pleasant Ridge High School powerlifting may be the new kids on block, but the program is producing state champions in its second year.Jason Simonis and Oleta McCauley earned state titles in the bench press and clean lift, respectively, on March 29 at the 3A state meet in Marion. Simonis bench pressed 310 pounds to set a state record in the 198-pound weight class, which was his goal from the start of the season."I made it my goal because I always wanted to be a...

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Musing about all of the upcoming activities.Master Kenny Baker, of Sagasu Family Martial Arts, and ol’ Peter Cottontail have finally rounded up all of Peter’s buddies and are headed to 10th Avenue Park, near Warren...

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Mary Bunten is the executive director of The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave., in Kansas City, Mo., host to next weekend's workshop, Writing My Way Back Home.

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Col. Gordon Richardson is a Leavenworth resident who is no stranger to being far from home for long stretches. He's had overseas tours in Iraq, Korea and has been gone for almost a year while serving in Afghanistan.

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The small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals and record producer Rick Hall don't have the same familiar cach as the renowned 1960s soul music labels Motown or Stax. But the hits Hall turned out at his legendary FAME Recording Studios ...

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The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Frances E. May, 95 of Leavenworth, Kan., passed away, Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at Easton, Kan., nursing home.

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HBO has released a new full-length trailer forRyan Murphy'supcoming filmThe Normal Heart.

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