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Alum donates $100,000 for Pittsburg High graduates

Alum donates $100,000 for Pittsburg High graduates
Pittsburg High School alum Roy Davis has made a $100,000 donation to the USD 250 Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships to graduating PHS seniors. Davis also bestowed his house and other personal property to the Foundation, saying he hoped to leave a legacy even after he’s gone. “I’ve gotten a lot out of life and I think you ought to try and put something back... 
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Investigation into infant’s death continues

Investigation into infant's death continues
Reported July 7, 2011 at 3:45 PM CST:  An infant has died in Parsons, Kansas – an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of the death.  Authorities are currently investigating but they say everything they are doing is routine. “Any time a child dies we investigate all the circumstances surrounding the death,” says Parsons Police Chief John Keele.  “That doesn’t... 
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Officers investigating shooting north of Mulberry

Officers investigating shooting north of Mulberry
News release issued by Crawford County Sheriff’s Office On July 5, 2011 at approximately 11:20 p.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Pittsburg Police Department of a shooting that may have occurred north of Mulberry, KS. Pittsburg Police had attempted to stop a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed through Pittsburg.  The driver of the vehicle, identified... 
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Pittsburg school board member named 1 of 15 Most Influential Women

Pittsburg school board member named 1 of 15 Most Influential Women
News release issued by USD 250 Pittsburg Community Schools A longtime USD 250 Board of Education member has been recognized for her service and devotion to education and the area business community. Dawn McNay, Via Christi Hospital’s administrative director of revenue cycle and a USD 250 BOE member since 1998, was recently named one of the 15 Most Influential Women of 2011 by the Joplin Tri-State... 
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Pittsburg woman pleads guilty to robbing bank inside grocery store

Pittsburg woman pleads guilty to robbing bank inside grocery store
Reported July 7, 2011 at 3:30 PM CST:  The Crawford County prosecutor says Julie Brashear, 47, of Pittsburg, has plead guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery, stemming from a bank robbery in December. Authorities say on December 6 Brashear walked into the Commerce Bank inside Ron’s IGA in Pittsburg, handed the cashier a deposit slip saying she had a gun and demanded money in large bills. Police... 
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Tax break elimination disgruntles company officials

Tax break elimination disgruntles company officials
In Kansas, President Obama’s proposal to eliminate tax breaks for corporate airflying isn’t sitting well for officials at Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita. The President says he backs killing the incentive for corporations to buy their own aircraft as part of efforts to cut the deficit. The aircraft industry produces $150 billion dollars and employs more than one million people, and the president... 
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