Topeka http://kcur.org en Brown V. Board Of Education: 60 Years Later http://kcur.org/post/brown-v-board-education-60-years-later <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As of next month 60 years will have passed since </span><a href="http://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/get-involved/federal-court-activities/brown-board-education-re-enactment/history.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">Brown v. Board of Education</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> took place in Topeka, </span>Kan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The landmark case ruled that "separate but equal" was in fact unequal, and all public schools began the desegregation process.</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:41:33 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 54175 at http://kcur.org Brown V. Board Of Education: 60 Years Later Pioneers' Hardship In Eastern Kansas http://kcur.org/post/pioneers-hardship-eastern-kansas <p></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:21:58 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 43112 at http://kcur.org Pioneers' Hardship In Eastern Kansas Topeka To Host 2015 Horseshoe World Tournament http://kcur.org/post/topeka-host-2015-horseshoe-world-tournament <p>Topeka narrowly beat out Charleston, West Virginia to be named as the home for the 2015 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event will be held in July 2015 at the Kansas </span>Expocentre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jeffrey Alderman, with the organization Visit Topeka, says the event is a big economic opportunity. He says the competition could draw more than 1,500 participants, known as horseshoe pitchers. </span></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:54:45 +0000 Stephen Koranda 41871 at http://kcur.org Topeka To Host 2015 Horseshoe World Tournament Hallmark Consolidates Kansas Facilities, Cuts 300 Jobs http://kcur.org/post/hallmark-consolidates-kansas-facilities-cuts-300-jobs <p>Hallmark Cards, Inc. today announced the consolidation of its manufacturing operations in Kansas to two locations: Lawrence and Leavenworth. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 23:15:54 +0000 Laura Spencer 25425 at http://kcur.org Hallmark Consolidates Kansas Facilities, Cuts 300 Jobs Broadway Actress' Route To 'Everyday Rapture' http://kcur.org/post/broadway-actress-route-everyday-rapture <p>This week&#39;s opening of the musical <em>Everyday Rapture</em> at the <a href="http://www.UnicornTheatre.org">Unicorn Theatre </a>marks the first time it has been staged anywhere outside New York City.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker 17756 at http://kcur.org Broadway Actress' Route To 'Everyday Rapture'