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Some family roots are better left buried

A popular topic of discussion among my friends is the DNA mail-in service that provides a snapshot of one’s ancestry. After sending a simple swab of saliva to a laboratory, they discovered with a high degree of certainty their ancestral origins.

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Editorial: Olathe’s schools want more

Leaders of the Olathe School District are asking voters to approve a $156 million bond issue in a mail-in election that stretches from May 18 to June 7. For a district that prides itself on good planning, it’s disconcerting that Olathe officials didn’t ask for some of these funds three years ago in another bond package.

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Heaven just became so much funnier

I’ve always tried to surround myself with funny people. So when my friend died unexpectedly, I was not only grieving the loss of someone dear to me, but also for the person who for decades had made me laugh harder and longer than anyone.

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