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There has been much controversy over the Common Core, the attempt to set uniform standards in education by establishing a curriculum that children must master at various grade levels. The goal has been to raise the level of achievement in subjects such as reading, math and science in which American children have fallen behind. American education is competing with the educational systems of other countries that, according to test results, achieve greater success.

Updated at 9:07 AM

A fast moving storm moved through Pratt County Monday with 80 plus mph winds in the Cullison area that brought down power poles.

Updated at 8:54 AM

If you’ve ever helped as a caregiver to someone in the twilight years of their life, or perhaps you yourself are at this stage, you may have noticed when it was medication time that there were a lot of pills. It is true there are...

Updated at 8:49 AM

Lead – 1272 (Number of sites the chemical is found at)What it’s used for: Producing batteries, ammunition, metal product and X-ray shields. Once was used commonly in paints and ceramic products.Health effects: Can...

Updated at 8:47 AM

Lucille Rose will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 23. Friends and former students are invited to send cards to her at Room 88, 1221 Larimer, Pratt, KS 67124.

Updated at 8:46 AM

Trout caught in Torch Lake, Michigan, are not safe to eat. Groundwater in Baldwin, Florida, is not safe to drink. Six acres of land in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, are not safe to live on.All three locations were once among the most...

Updated at 8:42 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup of Superfund sites can result in different amounts of chemicals being left behind and different re-use options for sites once the EPA has finished its work. Here are some examples of different...

Updated at 8:41 AM

A southwest bound semi and trailers went off the road around 4:45 a.m. Monday on K-61 in rural Pratt County. The force of the accident caused the top of the front trailer to burst open, spilling its contents in the ditch.

Updated at 8:37 AM

The No. 2 tobacco company in the U.S. announced it plans to buy the No. 3 tobacco company, according to news reports. Reynolds American, maker of Camel and Pall Mall, will buy Lorillard, maker of Newport, in what would be one of the biggest tobacco...

Updated at 8:30 AM

A 4-H public fashion revue will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Pratt Community College.

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