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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - March 21, 2015, Garden City, KansasFollow us on twitter at @ a Telegram and @ go sports for the latest local and sports news. Saturday March 21, 2015 $ 1.25 volume 86, no. 68 4 sections 24 pages spirit see crowds of cheering fans from the state championship games. Page b1 whats inside annies advice. B4 classified. C3 comics. C2 obituaries. A2 opinion. A4 police blotter. A2 state. A3 to listings. B4 weather. A8 Market prices weather forecast Grain prices at the Garden City Coop wheat. 5.30 Corn. 4.00 Milo. 4.35 soybeans. 8.94 Schwieterman inc. Reported Chicago live cattle futures apr. June aug. High. 158.72 150.92. 148.42 Low. 157.10 149.07. 146.80 stand. 158.35 150.47. 148.10 today sunny and mild High 73, Low 39. Sunday sunny High 80, Low 37, moving on Kun wins Usu up next. Page d1 by Jonathan Shorman the Topeka capital journal Topeka As soon As the House education committee rejected a Bill Friday to repeal common Core rep. John Bradford turned to rep. Tony Barton and told him he had stuck the state with the educational standards another seven years. The angry remark capped off a divisive meeting marked by acrimony not Between supporters and opponents of common Core but rather among opponents Over How to Best push Back against standards in Kansas. In the end they walked away with nothing. Common Core faces criticism in Many states on a number of fronts that it implements National standards that it dumb Down curriculum even that it teaches pornographic materials. For the past several years in Kansas lawmakers who favor repealing common Core a vent been successful however. Hopes to repeal common Core this year have been placed in House Bill 2292. The legislation would repeal the standards this summer. Several committee members who favor repeal though said the Bill stand a Chance on the House floor and probably even get a positive vote from the committee. So in a meeting that lasted nearly two hours opponents wrangled Over whether to weaken the Bill by pushing repeal Back to 2017 in an Effort to make it More politically appealing. Ultimately though the committee rejected the legislation in what appeared to be a 6 9 vote though no official count was announced. Bradford a Lansing Republican asked to explain his remark to Barton a Leavenworth Republican blamed the committees inability to pass a Bill on Pride of anti common Core measure rejected by House committee Thad Allton the capital journal As soon As the House education committee rejected a Bill Friday to repeal common Core rep. John Bradford turned to rep. Tony Barton pictured and told him he had stuck the state with the educational standards another seven years. By Steven Tendo Steno a Telegram. Com More than 20 people attended a town Hall meeting Friday at the Finnup Center to learn More about a pending lawsuit concerning a Type of Corn seed and the related closure of chinese markets to u. S. Corn. Patrick Stueve a Kansas City based attorney involved in the lawsuit talked to Farmers about pending litigation against a multinational company accused of Selling a Type of Corn seed that had not been approved for Export which led China to ban imports of Corn containing strains of the genetically modified seed. The litigation alleges that syn Genta a seed distributor sold its agr sure Vittera Corn seed to american Farmers prior to obtaining chinese regulatory approvals of the newly developed genetically modified seed. In november 2013, a shipment of u. S. Corn to China tested positive for the unapproved genetic trait found in Vittera. As a result of the discovery China began refusing shipments of u. S. Corn which negatively impacted the Price u. S. Corn Farmers could obtain for their crop and left town Hall focuses on Corn suit Brad Nading Telegram a Field of Corn stands in the rain ready to be harvested in the 2300 Block of Anderson Road in october. By Scott Aust Saust a Telegram. Com excessive Speed and a dip in the Road dont mix. A Homeowner brought concerns about excessive Speed along Labrador Boulevard at the intersection of Henderson drive to the Cit yes traffic advisory committee which recommended to the Garden City commission installing signs alerting Drivers of the oncoming dip. According to a staff report the Homeowner reported incidents where cars parked on the Street were rear ended by other vehicles going too fast and on another occasion having a vehicle hit the dip at High Speed and end up in the front Yard about five feet from the Corner of a Home driving Over a Large lava Rock and onto the Homes driveway leaving Oil from an obviously cracked Oil pan All Over the Lawn and driveway. If you re heading eastbound on Labrador you kind of dog leg left Sam Curran Public works director told commissioners earlier this week. We have More of a speeding problem than a visual problem. What happens is they hit those dips and it sends them into the neighbourhood into the Yard. Commissioners agreed with the recommendation to install dip signs As a Way to warn Drivers. It might not Correct the excessive Speed situation but Curran said it at least will provide a warning before cars reaching the intersection. He added that the location might be a Good spot to try other traffic calming techniques like a traffic Circle or others. Labrador is identified As a through Street. Stop signs Stop Henderson drive traffic but stopping Labrador traffic with Stop signs is not recommended. City manager Matt Allen said Speed is the problem and there Are other ways to address the Issue than changing the Way roads carry traffic. This is a Little bit different than other streets that have dips that carry drainage because of the Street going to the left Curran said. Its created a straight shot into this City approves traffic recommendations James m. Dobson Telegram cars drive through the intersection of Labrador and Henderson where Many vehicles go too fast Over the two dips in the Road. Garden City plans to install Road signs warning Drivers about the dips. Brad Nading Telegram left Allen Bailey Dodge City performs a musical selection with his wife Janey Friday during the first Day of the Buffalo Jones Cowboy poetry gathering at Garden City Community colleges Pauline Joyce Fine arts auditorium. Above Keith Downer Garden City performs an original poem from his life experiences Friday during the Buffalo Jones Cowboy poetry gathering in the a acc Pauline Joyce Fine arts auditorium. Western words see traffic Page a5 see Corn Page a5 see common Core Page a5

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