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These Girl Scouts truly are golden

Although it’s not as well known as the Eagle Scout honor for boys, the Girl Scouts Gold Award has stiff requirements for leadership and service. And some Johnson County girls are standouts even among these standouts.

Shawnee expands with several new eateries

Several new national and local restaurants are opening on a little stretch of Shawnee Mission Parkway, including Johnny’s Tavern, PepperJax Grill, Starbucks and Thai Homeplace.

Shawnee expands with several new eateries

Several new national and local restaurants are opening on a little stretch of Shawnee Mission Parkway, including Johnny’s Tavern, PepperJax Grill, Starbucks and Thai Homeplace.
 

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Merriam adopts new disability access symbol

The city of Merriam became the first Midwest city to adopt a modern, more active accessibility icon. The current symbol has been in use since the late 1960s and the national Accessible Icon Project wants to update the image of those who use wheelchairs.