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[29 Jan 2010 | by Jenn Garvin | One Comment]
[do] Make the Most of Kansas’ Birthday

Today is a momentous holiday. It celebrates a good friend of ours who has never failed to give us an interesting night out, a quirky bit of gossip, a fun alternative to a mainstream idea, or seriously crazy weather. January 29, in short, is Kansas Day.
Back in 1861, when the land that is now our beloved home was known as “Bleeding Kansas” for its violent massacres and disputes, the Unites States officially declared Kansas a free state of the Union. Being the land of abolitionist extremist John Brown and an …

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[29 Jan 2010 | by verb [ICT] staff | One Comment]
daily [snap] – Snowy Riverbank

Snowy Riverbank | Photo by Cassie Headding

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[29 Jan 2010 | by verb [ICT] staff | 4 Comments]
[win] Invent a Drink for Cocktails and Cookies!

Calling all mixologists! The Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland are in search of a signature drink to serve at Cocktails and Cookies, a fundraiser to be held March 4 at the Wichita Hyatt.
Win yourself a ticket (a $75 value) by inventing an adult beverage that would pair well with a Girl Scout cookie-based dessert. Think Caramel deLites, Lemonades, Peanut Butter Patties, or the ever-popular Thin Mints.
The drink will be served alongside cookie-based desserts made by notable local chefs. Your only rule: The beverage must be green in color.
You can leave …

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[28 Jan 2010 | by verb [ICT] staff | 74 Comments]
[adopt] a New Friend from the Kansas Humane Society

Every week, we feature a few adorable, adoptable pets from the Kansas Humane Society and dare you to resist their cute lil’ faces. Want to bring one of these loveable cats or dogs home with you? Visit KHS from 11 am – 6:30 pm Monday through Saturday and 1 – 5 pm Sunday. Have a happy adoption story to tell? Email us at editors@verbict.com and we might feature you in an upcoming post.

Freckles, a 2-year-old Pointer Mix, is a playful guy who is looking for someone to take him on …

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[28 Jan 2010 | by verb [ICT] staff | 367 Comments]
daily [snap] – Wichita Library Statue

Wichita Library Statue | Photo by Sandy Keathley