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TOPEKA — Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach is proposing capping property appraisal increases, which he said would give taxpayers a more predictable property tax bill, but some experts say the change likely would require changes to the state constitution.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical “con job” on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she “has nothing.”

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The shape compels one’s eyes to follow its direction up into the sky, like an aircraft taking flight, and the propellers complete the package, a perfect symbol of the spirit of aviation.

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A suspect who, police say, tried to kill five people inside a pickup on Sept. 5 has been arrested by U.S. Marshals Service authorities in Topeka, concluding a fugitive search lasting nearly four weeks.

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NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania — His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday at age 81 for perhaps the rest of his days, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his gated estate.

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A suspect who, police say, tried to kill five people inside a pickup on Sept. 5 has been arrested by U.S. Marshals Service authorities in Topeka, concluding a fugitive search lasting nearly four weeks.

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The academic community of Maur Hill-Mount Academy is reeling this week after the sudden death of two juniors, including an active volleyball player, in a violent weekend car crash.

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ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — St. Joseph, Missouri, police have identified the victim in last Friday’s fatal auto collision as Cassandra D. Blackmore, of Atchison, Kansas.

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Potential jurors might soon have an alternate telephone number to call and check in for jury duty when their numbers come up to serve for trials in district court.

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A vision to revitalize and restore some apartment living to the original YMCA building within the downtown corridor has been put into motion.

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County Chairman Eric Noll and Commissioner Henry W. “Bill” Pohl toured some fracture-critical bridge sites Thursday as county leaders narrow down specifics for countywide bridge replacement project.

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After 35 years, Mayor Allen Reavis is beginning a gradual transition of his ownership of Atchison Dental Associates, though he plans to continue working full time for the foreseeable future.

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The head of the municipal staff will present on Monday the recommended 2019 budget during the first full meeting of the City of Atchison governing body.

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The City of Atchison offered more information Monday on its settlement with a man it has sanctioned at various times since 1988 for public nuisances.

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More than one week after an alleged heroin overdose, an Atchison woman heard a formal charge linked to the incident announced Monday in district court.

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Recent shopping jaunts to Atchison for a Topeka woman who paid for goods from checking accounts other than her own have proven to be more costly than she may have expected.

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Motorists should prepare for possible delays as crews begin pavement repair work along northbound and southbound I-29 between I-435 and Route 273 beginning Wednesday, March 15 and continuing through May 26, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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The Atchison County Courthouse and all other non-essential county-run offices and departments will close down Monday in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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Michael Carl Chatman, 24, no address given, felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of marijuana (second offense). Sentenced to Department of Corrections for 20 months (methamphetamine), consecutive, sentenced to Atchison County J…

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The Atchison County District Court and related offices will be closing 9:30 a.m. until noon on Thursday. The brief closing will allow district court officials and employees to attend funeral services for Patricia Asher, the mother of District Court Judge Martin Asher. After noon, the court o…