Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Crews have been busy replacing utility poles in Prairie Village and surrounding cities to make way for the installation of Google's Fiber infrastructure.
Crews have been busy replacing utility poles in Prairie Village and surrounding cities to make way for the installation of Google’s Fiber infrastructure.

Google Fiber raising prices on TV-Internet bundle. By the time Google’s Fiber service arrives in northeast Johnson County, prices for its 1-Gig internet and television bundle will have risen. The company confirmed last week that it will be hiking the price of the bundle from $120 a month to $130 a month March 10. [Google Fiber To Raise Bundled Rate In K.C. — Multichannel News]

Rose challenges Melcher claim on spending per student in Shawnee Mission. Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose this weekend dissected state Sen. Jeff Melcher’s claim on a recent radio show that Shawnee Mission spends $15,000 to educate a student. Rose says that, when you take out capital outlays and bond debt — which come from a separate fund than classroom expenses — the actual figure is $9,908, which makes Shawnee Mission one of the most efficient districts in the state. [Kansas Sen. Jeff Melcher needs a remedial lesson in school math — Kansas City Star]

Prairie Village police involved in investigation into teen rape in Kansas City, Mo. KCTV reported on Friday that the Prairie Village police department, which also manages police operations in Mission Hills, was involved in the initial investigation into a teen girl’s report of a rape at a party. The girl, 14, believes she was drugged. She woke up naked on a bathroom floor about an hour and a half after drinking an open soda someone at the party had handed her. Media reports say that the teens involved are students at Pembroke Hill and Rockhurst. [Teen girl reports being raped by up to five suspects — KCTV]

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