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Kids today less likely to become pregnant or die; more likely to live in poverty - Great Bend Tribune
Teen pregnancy rates are down dramatically and American children are more likely to reach adulthood than they were 25 years ago. But more of them are growing up impoverished. The yearly Kids Count report, produced by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, provides ...
Chess in the curriculum? The game that makes you smarter. - Great Bend Tribune
Birmingham, Alabama, is looking to make chess a fixture in its schools, in hopes that it will allow kids to stretch their minds and improve their analytical abilities. The plan is to create chess clubs at 15 to 20 schools in the Birmingham school system.
Teen Towers - Great Bend Tribune
Teens continue to enjoy science-themed activities during the Great Bend Public Library’s “Spark a Reaction” summer program. On Tuesday, two boys and two girls showed up at the library’s Teen Spot for a building contest using spaghetti and miniature ...
LEADING LEGION - Great Bend Tribune
LARNED — Larned’s American Legion baseball team wrote another chapter to a run to the Class AA State Tournament Monday night at Moffet Stadium. Evan Skelton drilled a go-ahead three-run homer as Larned rallied from an 8-2 deficit to stun Russell 14-9.
Broncos primed for another Super Bowl run - Great Bend Tribune
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks. Cornerback Champ Bailey, a perennial Pro Bowler and potential Hall of Famer, was sent packing.
Big 12 takes new look, new goal into media days - Great Bend Tribune
The new-look Big 12 is ready for some football. OK, the conference’s logo is what’s new this year. There are no changes in the makeup or format of the 10-team league, the only power conference with a round-robin schedule that determines a champion ...
Cavs to sign Wiggins - Great Bend Tribune
CLEVELAND — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would ...
Rogers wins 16th stage - Great Bend Tribune
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling’s greatest race on Tuesday by leading a breakaway group to a downhill finish as the ...
Chamber to showcase new BCC dormitory - Great Bend Tribune
Students now have two modern options for living on the Barton County Campus as the brand-spanking new “Bluestem Hall” is ready to house students for the upcoming school year. Move-in day is scheduled for August 16 and 17. The public is invited to a ...
Fort Larned ranger to present program on Buffalo Soldiers - Great Bend Tribune
A park ranger from Fort Larned National Historic Site will talk about Buffalo Soldiers who served at the fort, during a program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, in the main museum at the Barton County Historical Society. Ellen Jones will highlight Company A ...