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30,000 glass plate negatives being restored

Marion Hearn talks about the process of restoring and cataloging 30,000 glass plate negatives that belonged to St. John, Kansas, photographer William Gray. Volunteers at the Stafford County Historical Society have devoted the last nine years to cleaning what many consider the largest photographic glass plate negative collection in the nation.

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10-year-old boy, son of Kansas lawmaker, dies on Verrückt slide at Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City

A 10-year-old boy died at Sunday on the Verrückt water slide at the Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kan., confirmed a park spokeswoman at a news conference Sunday afternoon. Schlitterbahn closed after the accident and will remain shut down Monday. The boy was later identified as Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Rep. Scott Schwab.
Robert A. Cronkleton and Monty Davis/The Kansas City Star
10-year-old boy, son of Kansas lawmaker, dies on Verrückt slide at Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City 1:52

10-year-old boy, son of Kansas lawmaker, dies on Verrückt slide at Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City

30,000 glass plate negatives being restored 1:26

30,000 glass plate negatives being restored

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Funeral service for KCK police Capt. Robert Melton

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