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The Shawnee News-Star
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Emergency responders prepare to load a female patient into a Medi Flight helicopter ambulance Thursday afternoon following a motorcycle accident on Belcher Road near the boat docks at Shawnee Twin Lakes. The 24-year-old woman was first reported to be unconscious at the scene but was reportedly conscious for transport. Reports from Shawnee’s 911 center call log also show the woman suffered a severe foot injury. Shawnee firefighters and REACT EMS paramedics worked the scene;...

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A driver who had a suspended license when police arrested her following a short pursuit through a Shawnee neighborhood earlier this month now faces formal charges.

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An observant resident noticed a light in his neighbor’s shed overnight and called Shawnee police, who found and arrested a masked burglary suspect inside.

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Children and teens have the opportunity to learn about aviation at a free, in-depth event.

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Spring is here (at least in name), and you’ll soon be wanting to spend more time outdoors. If you’re out at night, you’ll want a good astronomy app to let you know what’s happening in the sky. Here are a few to get you started.

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Geese have been flying north for some time. Soon our snow bird population wintering in Florida and other warm places will be driving their RVs (some use cars) toward the North Star. At last, the sun is making its trek north, and we are glad for the...

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I don’t know about you, but whenever I’m in a meeting and the leader asks who would like to take the minutes, I always try to find a reason to look down at my notebook as if I didn’t hear him. I’m not a great notes taker, and the task has never been...

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Before our poison pens even get to write the words “unnecessary sequel,” the filmmakers behind “Muppets Most Wanted” steal the wind from the critics’ sails and do it for us with the opening song, “We’re Doing a Sequel.” It’s a thumb-to-the-nose...

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The U.S. Army announced it was dropping sexual-assault charges against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair in exchange for his plea to less-serious charges of misconduct. The plea bargain would end the trial of the highest-ranking officer ever to face such...

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