Monthly Archives January 2018

‘Secret Santa’ on a mission right now in Shawnee

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Police in Shawnee are helping an anonymous ‘Secret Santa’ spread some holiday cheer.

“By far, we have the best community, the best citizens,” Officer Kasie Taulbert said.

When a man approached the Shawnee Police Department with $10,000, he told them to use it to help the community.

“Our Secret Santa wants to help build that relationship and make stronger relationships with our community by making us his little elves,” Taulbert said.

Taulbert did just that on Wednesday by coming to Shawnee Community Services. She was able to give $100 to the first person she saw.

“He’s been out of work for seven years,” Taulbert said.

Taulbert said none of this would be possible without the support from the community.

“They’re so supportive of us and we’re gratefu...

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How To Tell If Shawnee, KS News Is Real Or Fake

These days, you can’t turn on the television or get online without hearing someone refer to fake news. The Internet has made it easier than ever for people to share stories that are based on false or misleading information. It is important to carefully evaluate news stories that you read to avoid being tricked by stories that aren’t true. Try using the following tips to determine whether or not Shawnee, KS news is real or fake.

One of the first things that you should do is look at the source of the news. If the news story comes from a trusted organization such as a newspaper that has been around for a long time or a local television channel, there is a high likelihood that it is accurate...

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