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YMCA board elects to dissolve child care program

Come September, Sarah Walker will be forced to make some changes in her daily schedule. For the past two years, she’s used the Johnson County Family YMCA’s drop-in child care program. But this fall, at the end of the Y’s fiscal year, that service will go away. 

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Blood and brass
Posted: April 27, 2016

Most museums’ crown jewels are flashy – bright, shiny, eye-catching pieces, Sylvia Bruner said, while standing next to a small glass-and-wood display case in the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum. 

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Dancing stars entertain sold-out crowd
Posted: April 27, 2016

On the corner of Steve Reimann’s desk at ANB Bank sits a shiny trophy. It’s not just any trophy. It’s a mirror ball trophy – just like the one on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Reimann and his dance partner, Jennifer Chapman, earned it Saturday night with their killer dance moves – and likely Reimann’s delivery of the iconic line, “Nobody puts Baby in a corner” from the movie “Dirty Dancing” – not to mention Reimann’s epic leap off the stage. Just like Patrick Swayze, he nailed it. 

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
City considers adding fluoride to water
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 11:42 am

It might be one of the most contentious debates that current members of the Buffalo City Council will face in their tenure – adding fluoride to the city’s water supply. 

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Behind the scenes
Posted: April 20, 2016

Wyoming isn’t exactly known for show biz. Most films set in Wyoming aren’t even shot within the state’s borders. But Johnson and Sheridan counties can claim their own piece of fame as the home of Bruce Moriarty, the first assistant director and associate producer of the new Batman movie, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” 

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Wednesday 04/13/2016
County residents could qualify for property tax refund program
Posted: April 13, 2016

The Wyoming Property Tax Refund Program almost faced the chopping block during the 2016 session of the state Legislature but was resurrected at the last moment thanks, in part, to local representatives. 

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Wyoming haven for overseas LLCs
Posted: April 13, 2016

Days after the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the so-called Panama Papers, which reveal international corruption and tax evasion by the world’s political elite, aftershocks from the news have made their way to Buffalo. 

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Rounding up the youngsters
Posted: April 13, 2016

Meadowlark Elementary School let its kindergartners have the day off Friday so teachers could meet the kids that will take the soon-to-be first-graders’ place next year. 

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Thursday 04/07/2016
Kids’ project makes waves
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 11:24 am

A Clear Creek Middle School student project entitled “Can You Pin the Knife in the Mexican,” has attracted statewide attention after a substitute teacher made public comments about the project—and administrators’ response to it—during Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Johnson County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees.

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