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  • Kansas City Apologizes After Gubernatorial Candidate Appears Beside .50 Caliber Rifle Replica

    06/03/2018 10:15:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies ^ | 6/2/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    The city of Shawnee, Kansas, apologized to onlookers after Kansas Secretary of State and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach rode in a jeep beside a replica .50 caliber rifle. Kobach was taking part in a Johnston County parade on Saturday morning. The Kansas City Star reports that Kobach rode in a jeep on which a replica .50 caliber rifle was mounted.
  • Good Samaritan kills woman's attacker at Walmart (assaulted mother with infant in parking lot)

    09/12/2016 8:55:17 AM PDT · by amorphous · 62 replies
    Worldnet Daily ^ | 12 Sep 2016
    Two Good Samaritans are being credited with saving a woman’s life after she was attacked by two suspected carjackers who hit her over the head after she left Walmart was putting her infant child into a car seat in the store parking lot in Shawnee, Kansas on Sunday. A bystander, who rushed to the aid of the woman after hearing her screams, was shot multiple times by one of the suspects, according to police. Another Good Samaritan saw what happened, got out of his car and shot one of the attackers dead. A shopper who had just exited the store...
  • Business owner killed, three perps injured during robbery-gone-bad at Shawnee gun store (Kansas)

    01/09/2015 5:18:15 PM PST · by Second Amendment First · 68 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | January 9, 2015 | TONY RIZZO, GLENN E. RICE and BRIAN BURNES
    The co-owner of a Shawnee gun store was fatally shot and three suspects were wounded during an attempted robbery Friday afternoon. The gunfight broke out after four robbers entered She’s A Pistol, at 57th Street and Nieman Road, about 2:10 p.m., according to Shawnee police. Jon Bieker, 44, of Gardner, who co-owned the business with his wife, Becky Bieker, died later at a hospital, police said. “Jon was a kind of a quiet guy, very conscientious,” said Sandy Kaspar, who for several years operated a sign language business on the lower level of the building. “He and Becky took great...
  • Shawnee Squirrel Hunt in Its Tenth Year

    10/18/2011 10:38:56 AM PDT · by MosesmomS · 17 replies
    Associated Content ^ | October 12, 2011 | Jayn Bigler
    Ask the guys at the annual Shawnee Squirrel Hunt in Southern Illinois, and they will tell you that there is no finer pastime than squirrel hunting - and no finer group of people than the hunters who attend the Shawnee hunt. The Shawnee Squirrel Hunt, based at the Pine Hills campground in the Shawnee National Forest in Union County, was begun 10 years ago by Dan Kilgrove, who posted the hunt on the forum at A decade later, the hunt has a core group of hunters who try to attend every year and who welcome newcomers to the annual...
  • NYP: NOT JUST 'MORALITY' -- The economy is not a Dem strength

    11/14/2004 9:14:53 AM PST · by OESY · 14 replies · 1,406+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 14, 2004 | STEVEN MALANGA
    Democratic politicians and left-leaning commentators, seeking to ex plain President Bush's victory, argue that Republicans have persuaded blue-collar voters to ignore their economic concerns and instead vote based on cultural issues like gay marriage, gun control and abortion.... The inspiration for this line of thought is Thomas Franks' recent book "What's the Matter With Kansas."... Social issues clearly played a crucial role in President Bush's re-election. But the notion that heartland voters are disregarding their economic well-being is wildly at odds with the facts, as a close look Franks' book and poll results makes clear. As long as Democrats continue...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Battle of Tippecanoe (11/7/1811 ) - July, 27th, 2003

    07/27/2003 12:02:01 AM PDT · by SAMWolf · 72 replies · 1,898+ views
    Dear Lord, There's a young man far from home, called to serve his nation in time of war; sent to defend our freedom on some distant foreign shore. We pray You keep him safe, we pray You keep him strong, we pray You send him safely home ... for he's been away so long. There's a young woman far from home, serving her nation with pride. Her step is strong, her step is sure, there is courage in every stride. We pray You keep her safe, we pray You keep her strong, we pray You send her safely home...
  • School Board Rules On Complaint Against 'Inherit The Wind' [creationism vs. evolution]

    06/04/2003 11:17:57 PM PDT · by yonif · 9 replies · 184+ views
    The Kansas City Channel ^ | 3:03 p.m. CDT June 3, 2003
    An Academy Award-nominated film can remain in a school district's library collection. Earlier this year, a biology teacher showed "Inherit the Wind" at Shawnee Mission East. The film portrays the trial of a high school teacher and the clash of creationism versus the theory of evolution. A Shawnee Mission School District committee recommended the film remain in the school's library, but did not recommend the video be used as an accurate resource for science classes. The committee said the material is dated and may be potentially offensive. However, the committee also said teacher discretion should be the qualifier for which...
  • KS/MO FREEPER ALERT:`America's Most Wanted' coming to Leawood [Kansas]

    08/01/2002 8:00:08 AM PDT · by Conagher · 12 replies · 595+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | Mon, Jul. 29, 2002 | Richard Espinoza/The Star
    John Walsh will tape "America's Most Wanted" Tuesday morning from the Leawood swimming pool where Ali Kemp was murdered. The show, to air at 8 p.m. Saturday on Fox, will ask viewers to help solve the cases of Kemp, Precious Doe and women whose bodies were found in the Missouri River. They also will feature the case of Tabitha Brewer, a 16-year-old girl who disappeared from Shawnee with her boyfriend in 1998. Her boyfriend, Nick Travis, was found dead four months later in a Kansas City neighborhood, and Tabitha's purse was found there. The show will be taped at 8:30...