A controlled burn by Kansas State University caused a line break that knocked the NCAA Tournament and other programming off cable TV in cities from Manhattan to southeast Kansas on Sunday night, officials said Monday.
The Liberty Board of Education granted Dan Weakley’s request for leave and accepted his resignation. Weakley cited a desire to reduce distraction at the school and focus on student learning. A 12-year-old sixth-grader, Blake Kitchen, was knocked unconscious in the Feb. 19 attack and left bleeding on the floor of the school cafeteria.
Two years before they eventually would marry and raise two children in Kansas City, Terri and Jim LaManno gave up their newborn daughter for adoption. The young woman who called them 26 years later would come to know her birth mother before it was too late. Six months after the call, Terri LaManno was shot to death outside the Village Shalom nursing facility in Overland Park.