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Resource ID: #17963
Subject: Religion
Source: Pitch Weekly (Kansas City
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Date: 29-Mar

Description

It's almost a modern-day Footloose story; the small town of Olathe, Kan., is considering curfews and other restrictions on the town's nightlife. Some think the town is being unduly influenced by Mid-America Nazarene University's perspective on living, which prohibits drinking, smoking, dancing and even being in a bar. The mayor, city manager and police chief are all involved in the church or the bible college, but say they that town safety is their first priority. The city is trying also to be the first and only city of character. Each month, the mayor announces a new word that is to set the tone of the month (e.g. "attentiveness")

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