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Teachers learn lesson about ‘Play-Doh’ economics

Play Doh Economics
Area teachers get a lesson on how to teach basic economics with Play-Doh. Pittsburg State University hosted a two day workshop today called ”Play-Doh Economics” – 15 lessons that help teachers make the subject more interesting to their students. “You can’t start to soon and if students are introduced to economics early they begin to think about making – (the) main... 

Search continues for Pittsburg man at Beaver Lake

Missing Swimmer
Updated July 19, 2011 at 4:34 PM CST The search for a 19 year old Pittsburg man continues.  Tyler Jeck has been missing since July 16 when he dove from a boat into Beaver Lake in Arkansas. Jeck graduated from St. Mary’s Colgan in Pittsburg in May 2010.  Sports were a passion of his as he played football, basketball and baseball.  His senior year he played pitcher for the team- when... 
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4-States Farm Show comes to close

Four State Farm Show
Updated July 17, 2011 at 11:05 PM CST: Pittsburg’s 37th annual Four State Farm Show comes to a close today. The show began Friday the 15th and ended this afternoon. With farm equipment in action, and a wide variety of exhibits, the Farm Show acted as a one stop shop. Featuring everything a farmer, rancher, or agriculture enthusiast may be interested in. Farmtalk Newspaper holds the event every... 

Flash mob takes over Cherokee County Fair

CCF Flash Mob
Ever seen a large group of people assemble at a public place for no reason?     What looked like a typical night at the Cherokee County Fair quickly turned into a wild time leaving lots of residents surprised.  Dancers from ‘Natalie’s Studio of Dance’ and dozens of other people got together and danced to J-Lo’s Hit “On the Floor.” It was done to provide exciting... 

Senator pays visit to Southeast Kansas

Senator Moran
Senator Jerry Moran met with residents in Columbus, Kansas today as a part of his statewide listening tour. He says the work he does in Washington D.C. is largely based on the conversations he has with Kansans. “Thousands of issues you can get involved in Washington, I want to make sure I am doing things that matter most for the people who hired me to work for them,” says Senator Moran. ... 

KC 8th graders take part in PSU tech camp

Young scholars get some hands-on experience at Pittsburg State University.  The eighth graders are learning the ins-and-outs of GPS tracking and getting the upper-hand on the technology world. It was just one of today’s activities. 34 eighth graders from urban Kansas City took part in the three-day technology camp. They also learned how to design bridges. Organizers say they just want to give... 
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