Topeka Capital-Journal – House races across Kansas

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House races across Kansas

Posted: Sunday, November 05, 2006 Continue reading
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“Trustees vote to trim tax levy”

PDF: 2006 August, Johnson County Sun, ‘Trustees vote’

The following article appeared in the Johnson County Sun.

“Trustees vote to trim tax levy”
Elaine Bessier
Johnson County Sun Johnson County Community College trustees unanimously approved a 2006-07 budget of $168.4 million, an increase of 10.8 percent over the 2005-06 total of $152 million, and lowered the property tax levy by .1 mill. Continue reading

JCCC revises guidelines on nondiscrimination

The following article appeared in The Kansas City Star.

“JCCC revises guidelines on nondiscrimination”
Melodee Hall Blobaum
The Kansas City Star
April 13, 2006

Five months after racist and anti-gay graffiti appeared in restrooms at Johnson County Community College, the college’s trustees quietly added sexual orientation to the institution’s nondiscrimination policy. The action at a hastily called special board meeting Monday night surprised even proponents of the change and drew criticism from a trustee who opposed the revision. Continue reading

JCCC faculty enters fray on inquiry of Carlsen – KC Star

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JCCC faculty enters fray on inquiry of Carlsen
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-May 4, 2006
Author: MELODEE HALL BLOBAUM

Johnson County Community College faculty members are turning up the volume in expressing concern about college leadership since last month’s departure of longtime president Charles Carlsen. Continue reading

In two months, attorney fees top $56,000 at JCCC – KC Star

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Legal expenses mushroom at JCCC

In two months, attorney fees top $56,000
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-May 31, 2006
Author: MELODEE HALL BLOBAUM

Johnson County Community College trustees spent more than half of the school’s annual $100,000 budget for legal services in March and April. Continue reading

KC Star – JCCC confirms interim choice – Beginning July 5, Larry Tyree will serve as president while trustees seek permanent leader.

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JCCC confirms interim choice

Beginning July 5, Larry Tyree will serve as president while trustees seek permanent leader.
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-June 16, 2006
Author: MELODEE HALL BLOBAUM Continue reading

JCCC continues president search – KC Star

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JCCC continues president search

Trustees go ahead despite a 230-signature petition to keep interim president Larry Tyree.
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-September 28, 2006
Author: MELODEE HALL BLOBAUM

Trustees go ahead despite a 230-signature petition to keep interim president Larry Tyree. Continue reading

Professor, graduate student divided on social issues – KC Star

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Professor, graduate student divided on social issues

Two newcomersare vying for seat left vacant by Scott Schwab.
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-October 18, 2006
Author: ASHLEY BROWN

A Johnson County Community College professor and a University of Missouri-Kansas City graduate student are vying for the 49th District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, a position vacated by Scott Schwab, who lost the race for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Continue reading

Finance reports show Republicans raising more, spending more — KC Star

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Finance reports show Republicans raising more, spending more
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Kansas City Star, The (MO)-November 4, 2006
Author: MIKE EKEY and ASHLEY BROWN

In this year’s general election for state representatives, Republican incumbents are out-raising and outspending their Democratic challengers in Olathe area districts. Continue reading