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2008-07-18 12:00:51

"The Wizard of Oz" gets a free screening today to start the third Sundown Film Festival at the Kansas History Museum & Library, 6425 S.W. 6th. When it gets dark enough -- around 9 p.m. -- the movie will be projected on the side of a building in its Technicolor glory, except for the black-and-white Kansas scenes. Shown in conjunction with the museum's "Forces of Nature" exhibit, attendees can come early and see that display free from 5 to 9 p.m. The Capital-Journal If any tickets...

2008-07-06 12:00:16

By Bill Blankenship By Bill Blankenship THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Tickets will go on sale Monday at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort for concerts there by Grammy Award winners in their respective genres: Chubby Checker and Merle Haggard. Both of the shows - Checker on July 19 and Haggard on Aug. 1 - initially were planned as invitation-only performances in the Great Lakes Ballroom at the casino, which is located about 15 miles north of Topeka on US-75 highway. However, the Potawatomi...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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