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1 injured in Tuesday turnpike crash

cjonline.com — At least one person was hospitalized early Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle collision near the Lawrence service area on the Kansas Turnpike, authorities said.The crash was reported at 12:12 p.m.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @Philreports: 2-vehicle crash sends 1 to hospital on Kansas Turnpike just east of Lawrence. cjon.co/1oAGiDU

Sep 02, 2014

2-vehicle crash sends 1 to hospital on Kansas Turnpike just east of Lawrence. cjon.co/1oAGiDU

Renovations planned for Dillons in Brookwood Shopping Center

cjonline.com — The Dillons in Brookwood Shopping Center will undergo renovations this fall to allow it to offer a greater variety of products, representatives for the company said.A news release from Dillons said the renovation to the store at 2815 S.W.
Sep 02, 2014

Renovations planned for Dillons in Brookwood Shopping Center cjon.co/1vKi7LC

Respiratory illness hits hundreds of KC-area kids

cjonline.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City pediatric hospital has treated hundreds of young children for a respiratory illness that has symptoms similar to a common cold that more typically is seen during winter months.Children's Mercy Hospital spokesman Jake Jacobson says the facility has been seeing about 30 new patients a day who have been sickened by human enterovirus 68, with a total of about 450 cases as of Tuesday.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @cjonline: Latest News: Respiratory illness hits hundreds of KC-area kids: cjon.co/1x7r973

Davis: Brownback trying to 'rewrite' education record

cjonline.com — Democrat Paul Davis objected during a Topeka campaign stop Tuesday to assertions by Gov. Sam Brownback that public education would remain a top priority in the Republican administration.Davis, speaking at Lowman Hill Elementary School, said Brownback hadn't placed education atop his political agenda while a member of the U.S.
Sep 02, 2014

Davis spoke at a Topeka school today, saying Brownback was trying to rewrite education record cjon.co/1qmh5Cv

Topeka Transit event aims to answer questions

cjonline.com — Topeka Transit bus operators may not always have time to get into long discussions with riders, answering their questions on the best ways to utilize the city's bus service.Besides the time involved in providing detailed answers to questions, the operators must keep their attention focused on the job at hand -- namely getting their passengers safely from Point A to Point B.In recent months, Topeka Transit has tried a new approach, sponsoring "How to Ride" events at areas where bus ridership is heavy.
Sep 02, 2014

How do you ride the bus, anyway? You've got questions, Topeka Transit has answers. cjon.co/1oAGvqs

Shots fired but no one hit on east side

cjonline.com — Topeka police were investigating a report of shots being fired at an individual shortly after noon Tuesday on the city's east side.The gunshot call came in around 12:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of S.E.
Sep 02, 2014

Police respond to report of gunfire Tuesday afternoon in 2300 block S.E. Madison cjon.co/1oAGent