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Updated at 10:33 PM

Incumbent Senator Ron Sharp defeated Brooke McGowan in the District 17 race on Tuesday.   With all 28 precincts reporting, Sharp ended up with a total of 2,775 votes, 53.89 percent, versus 2,374 votes, 46.11 percent for McGowan.  

Updated at 10:19 PM

In the District 27 House race, Incumbent Republican Josh Cockroft, 27, Wanette, easily defeated two opponents to earn the Republican nomination Tuesday.

Updated at 10:18 PM

Republican primaries were held Tuesday for the District 26 House of Representatives seat. Shawnee businessman Dell Kerbs, 42, defeated Sterling Alexander Springer, 30, for the Republican nomination.

Updated at 9:49 PM

The end of Game of Thrones is in sight -- probably. Show creators

Updated at 9:38 PM

Pottawatomie County voters on Tuesday re-elected District 2 County Commissioner Randy Thomas to serve another four years. Thomas, who is just wrapping up his first term, said he is both humbled and grateful to voters.

Updated at 9:25 PM

State Senator Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, has defeated challenger Brooke McGowan to serve another four years in office. See the full story in Wednesday's edition and online.    

Updated at 9:08 PM

A report on the administrative failures that led to the death of four Americans in Benghazi was released Tuesday, and some fault was placed on Hillary Clinton, making this the latest in a long string of scandals that the presidential nominee has...

Updated at 8:59 PM

Just minutes after Incumbent Ward 2 city commission Linda Agee was defeated by her opponent in Tuesday's election, she sent an email to Shawnee's city manager to immediately resign her post.  

Updated at 8:33 PM

After eight seasons of looking for love on Royal Pains, will Hank (

Updated at 8:31 PM

Walkers gotta eat! The Walking Dead is adding a couple new characters for zombies to munch on in...

Updated at 8:27 PM

As of 8:27 p.m. with all but two precincts reporting in the City of Shawnee races:   Ward 1: William D. Kirkland — 654 Dub Bushong — 1784 Tana Gamble — 578  

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