leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:12:39 +0000 Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309353?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:25:36 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309353 School superintendent decision pending http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309357?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:08:46 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309357 Lansing prepares to say goodbye http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309413?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:30:00 +0000 John Richmeier jrichmeier@leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309413 Vietnam says it may have found missing airliner's door http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309390?rssfeed=true Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:41:22 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309390 Business update: Bitcoin mystery continues to deepen http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309426?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309426 Rev. Munro: Show God just how tough you are http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309454?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:09:30 +0000 By REV. MICHAEL MUNRO, Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309454
From early days people have been imitating Jesus’ 40 Days in the wilderness with fasts of their own.

This can be a good way to strengthen your faith by the time Easter comes around, so I’d like to share a thought or two about the Lenten Fast.

Traditional counsel [...]]]>
Column: Calendars overlook significant military history date http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309462?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:27:05 +0000 By JOHN REICHLEY, Leavenworth Times columnist http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309462
You would think wrong.

This seemingly momentous event happened 69 years ago Friday, on March 7, 1945, at a sleepy little Rhine River town called [...]]]>
Column: Legislating what people speak widens cultural divides http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309463?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:23:34 +0000 By DANIEL WARD, Language Magazine http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309463 Despite fundamental differences, parallels have been drawn with the situation in the U.S., where Spanish is now being seen as a challenge to English in some areas.
Although there is no danger of a Ukrainian-style conflict in the U.S., more must be done to encourage linguistic integration and equal access to economic opportunities, and thus minimize the [...]]]>
Ukrainians urge US, EU to get on same wavelength http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309474?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309474 Guard's testimony: Oscar Pistorius told me 'everything is fine' http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309476?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309476 Food bank launches fund drive http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309495?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:58:19 +0000 John Richmeier jrichmeier@leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309495 Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309496?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:58:16 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309496 In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

Happening today

The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309545?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309545 Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Business update: Prosecutor says executives lied as NYC law firm failed http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309527?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:01:44 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309527 Witness: Oscar Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309582?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309582 Seoul: North Korea artillery launched near Chinese flight http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309583?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309583 Greg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309593?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:09 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309593 Varvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today.
As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>
Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 44 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309594?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:13:28 +0000 By Silvio Calabi More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309594 It was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren't that sophisticated back then either. Now, though, as far as cars have come in 25 [...]]]> Leadership class renovating playground http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309607?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:27:59 +0000 John Richmeier jrichmeier@leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309607 Business update: EU ready to provide Ukraine aid worth $15 billion http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140305/NEWS/140309650?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140305/NEWS/140309650 leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:12:39 +0000 Lansing Mayor: Small-town atmosphere, vibrancy important to city http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129377?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:39:53 +0000 By BILLLY BLACKWELL Lansing Mayor http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129377 Part of what makes Lansing a clean, successful place to live and work is community-based code enforcement and maintenance work done by the city's staff. As mayor, I take great pride in the work done by all city employees.
As proud as I am of Lansing, I'm also one of the first [...]]]>
Reflecting on Rights: MLK left enduring legacy http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140120/NEWS/140129949?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:06:27 +0000 By JOSHUA ROBERTS jroberts@leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140120/NEWS/140129949 There's a military jacket from Ret. Gen. Colin Powell, clippers used to cut heavyweight champion Jack Johnson's hair, tributes to the Buffalo Soldiers, and a collection of Black Dignity photographs, among numerous other items.
Off to a corner, however, there are photographs of a different nature.
They are images, some of [...]]]>
Lansing council OKs system improvements http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140117/NEWS/140119306?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:12:17 +0000 By CONNIE PARISH, Special to the Leavenworth Times http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140117/NEWS/140119306 However, the council pulled several related items off the agenda because of the way companies were chosen.
The approved action authorizes staff and the consultant, George Butler and Associates, to proceed with design and engineering services for a project discussed at length at last week's work session.
The Seven-Mile Creek Action Plan [...]]]>
LV Times editorial: Supporting local Alliance is vital http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140115/NEWS/140119553?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:42:35 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140115/NEWS/140119553 Our view: The agency's services are needed now more than ever.]]>
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