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Analysis: Which college swimming & diving program grossed the most in Kansas

University of Kansas tops the list of highest grossing women's college swimming and diving programs in Kansas in 2016

By the Numbers: University of Kansas ranks 69th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 69th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: Kansas is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Kansas, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: HCA Midwest Health Names Phil Buttell as CEO of Menorah Medical Center

HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, has named Phil Buttell as chief executive officer of Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: CEO of AdamsGabbert Appointed Chair of Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas Governing Board

Denise Kruse, CEO and owner of AdamsGabbert, has been appointed as Chair of the Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas Governing Board. Kruse succeeds David Putz who recently resigned after serving four years with the local chapter and helped grant over 419 wishes last year.

Fort Scott ranks the poorest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fort Scott was ranked the poorest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

Kansas ranks 25th highest for state tax collections per capita

Kansas finished 25th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

OLATHE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: MSP teams with YARD XL at Elite Sports Mall

Midwest Sports Productions, the largest promoter and organizer of youth baseball and fastpitch events in the U.S. has teamed up with THE YARD XL, the newest baseball and softball training facility in the Kansas City Metro, for the upcoming 8U/10C/12C National Championship tournament. THE YARD XL will serve as the host for the popular skills competition, held on Wednesday, July 10.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: At The Tee 2019 - A Fun Afternoon on the Fairways

Perfect weather on July 9 (if a little sultry!), friendly competition, networking, and a beautiful course all added up to a fun afternoon on the fairways at this year’s At The Tee golf outing!

Schools in the U.S. with the most wrestlers

Here are the most popular states for college wrestling in 2016

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber & Kauffman Partner on Workforce Readiness Survey

The Leawood Chamber and Economic Development Council are working with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and K-12 school superintendents to increase the local talent pipeline - and we’re asking for your input.

Kansas ranks 20th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Kansas finished 20th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Fairway ranks the richest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fairway was ranked the richest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Congresswoman Sharice Davids quiet on USMCA

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rosehill Gardens Event Space Booking Now!

Rosehill Gardens in Martin City has opened a beautiful outdoor event space surrounded by plants, trees and shrubs that have made Rosehill Gardens famous since 1914.

Analysis: Which college wrestling program grossed the most in Kansas

Newman University, Bethany College and Ottawa University-Ottawa top the list of highest grossing college wrestling programs in Kansas in 2016

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

U.S. residents enrolled at Kansas face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Town Center Plaza Puts a New Spin on Back-To-School Traditions

Town Center Plaza will help the community kick off the new school year with two events: Back-to-School Party and Stuff the Bus.

Kansas ranks 18th best for police officers, study finds

Kansas was ranked 18th in a study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sponsorship Opportunities Available for A Taste of Leawood

The 22nd annual A Taste of Leawood on Saturday, September 14 is a celebration of delicious food, wine and all things great about Leawood.

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