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Newton Becomes a Welcoming City

by Paul Garver

Newton is a middle-sized city of about 85.000 in the Boston metropolitan area.

On Feb. 21st, the Newton City Council passed the “Welcoming City” ordinance by a vote of 16-1. 158 more words

Racial Justice

Not what it seems

There are many outstanding books explaining the latest developments at the frontiers of theoretical physics to general audiences. This is not an easy thing to do, but the physicists who have stepped up tend to be very good writers and expositors: I am thinking of people like Roger Penrose, Julian Barbour, and Lee Smolin. 897 more words

Books

Short hostage situation at Newton car dealership

NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) – One man is in police custody after officers say he took one car dealership clerk hostage and assaulted another.

Sergeant Maurice Montano with the Newton Police Department says the incident started around 1 p.m Saturday. 114 more words

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Salina Central and Trinity Academy both with big nights

Both the Mustangs and Knights got the doubleheader sweeps at home, with Salina Central outlasting Newton in two down to the wire finishes, while Trinity Academy took care of business against Wichita Independent. 343 more words

Sports

Woman released in connection with Newton triple shooting

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) – A woman who was taken into custody in Harvey County for  a shooting that left four people dead, including the gunman was released Friday afternoon. 171 more words

Local

Suspect and victims identified in triple homicide in north Newton

NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) – The Harvey County attorney says a suspect who gunned down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer apparently targeted his victims. 268 more words

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