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John Benjamin Wearing passed away peacefully on June 18, 2022 with his wife and children by his side. Ben was born on March 2, 1953, in Salina, Kansas, to Paul and Verna Wearing. He graduated from Salina Central, Hutchinson Community College, and Kansas State University. (EMAW, baby!) Ben was addicted to real news. His career …

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Delicious memories of Joe’s Cafe after 62 years | column book

While driving to Kearney last week from Abiquiu, New Mexico, I stopped in Last Chance, Colorado. This month 62 years ago, my family stopped by for dinner at Joe’s Cafe in Last Chance. Memories of Joe’s Cafe are so sharp, especially on Father’s Day weekend. That year, my dad—my mom, three brothers and I—led 2,000 …

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