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Intoxicated Man Armed With Handgun Arrested At Hotel

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On June 22, 2022, at approximately 6:30 p.m. officers responded for a report of an intoxicated subject armed with a handgun at the Extended Stay located at 1 Womack Drive in Annapolis. Officers located the subject in the parking lot of the business. While speaking with...
ANNAPOLIS, MD
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John Paul Slaven

John Paul Slaven, 93, died June 23, 2022, at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in Dodge City. He was born on September 2, 1928, in Sitka, Kansas, the son of John W. and Dora I. (McClung) Slaven. Paul graduated from Weskan High School. Following graduation, Paul enlisted in the United...
DODGE CITY, KS
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Kansas Man Who Reported Girlfriend and Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Missing Now Charged With Their Murders: Cops

A Kansas man who called police to report that his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter were missing is now behind bars and charged with their murders, authorities said. Michael Peterson, 31, is being held without bail at the Ford County Jail. He is charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of Kayla Vasquez, 31, and Aalilyah Vasquez, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
KANSAS STATE
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Rivals 14U Softball Team Have Mixed Reviews at the DC Super C Tournament in Dodge

Last year, as a 12U contender, the oldest Rivals team in the area with players from Eads, Wiley, McClave and Lamar had a very successful run throughout tournaments in Kansas and the front range. This year, however, they are mostly the youngest in an older division and also lost one of their top pitchers with a knee injury. Nevertheless, these feisty girls have been battling and fighting their way to some success in the older division.
DODGE CITY, KS
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Mother, Daughter Dead; Boyfriend In Custody

A western Kansas woman and her 4-year-old daughter were found dead, and the woman’s boyfriend is in custody, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation says. Ford County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home in Spearville Wednesday afternoon, where a man reported his girlfriend, 31-year-old Kayla Vasquez, and her 4-year-old daughter, Aalilyah Vasquez, were missing.
SPEARVILLE, KS
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WSU receives up to $60,000 from Library of Congress to research LatinX communities in Kansas

The Library of Congress American Folklife Center, organized to protect and present folklife in America, recently selected a WSU project that centers on LatinX celebrations, including cultural, social and food elements. The celebration areas will be focused on Dodge City, Liberal and Garden City, where LatinX people make up nearly half the population in each.
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Quilt expert coming to speak at senior center

The Kiowa County Senior Center will host Deborah Divine, President at the Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana, on Friday, July 1, 1 p.m. at the center in Greensburg. She will spend the afternoon highlighting some of the most important and influential works from a variety of artists with her presentation Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives.
GREENSBURG, KS
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