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Dennis Toll

Keep them doggies movin'

This was better than any parade.[[endteaser]] Cowboys on horseback drove four hundred head of longhorns right through the center of Caldwell, Kansas. A couple of thousand spectators crowded around the edges of the street, cheering on the cowboys, snapping photos, and enjoying every second of this…

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Where it Really Started

Before the Civil War — before Gettysburg, before Shiloh, before Fredericksburg, even before Confederate cannonballs rained down on Fort Sumter — a battle was fought over the issue of slavery. And it happened in Kansas. The Battle of Black Jack took place about 20 miles southeast of Lawrence, just…

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