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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man's Mother Is Battling Deadly Ebola Virus

One of those, Nancy Writebol, has a son living in Wichita. Jeremy Writebol spoke to KAKE News about his mother's condition battling the virus.

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6 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Megachurch Transformed By School District

The Kansas City Star reports Wednesday that the Hilltop Campus in Overland Park will be ready for class on Aug. 18. The Blue Valley School District bought the First Family Church for $9 million in 2012 after the property went into foreclosure.

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8 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Disturbing videos show teens setting themselves on fire

U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for... Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KIII

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Kansas Congressman Hit by Farmers' Backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Kansas has mixed results on caring for kids

The always thought-provoking Kids Count Data Book counts even more in this election year, considering Gov. Sam Brownback's stated 2010 campaign goals of reducing child poverty and improving fourth-graders' reading.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Family, Kids, US Governors, Opinion

WIBW-TV Topeka

Pastors: Asst. Sec. of State Said Kansas Supposed To Be Slave State

The Wichita Ministerial League held a news conference today to air some grievances they have with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker.

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Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Women for Kansas voting guide should be read with caution

If voters are relying on a voter guide from Women for Kansas, they should consider the actual history of Kansas taxation and spending before voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

ABC News

Tea-Party Challenger Confronts Roberts in Kansas

Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour of downtown Emporia on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Radiology, Medicine

The Capital-Journal

Kansas man charged in Las Vegas casino robbery has long criminal history

A Kansas man who drew national attention for his brazen robbery of a Las Vegas casino had previously served time in Topeka and been found unfit for trial in a Shawnee County case.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Shawnee County, KS

The Capital-Journal

Review board to consider parole for man who sexually assaulted, killed woman

Parole is being considered for Charles F. Strauch, who is serving prison time for the 1984 Shawnee County murder of a woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten to death with a roofing hatching.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Shawnee County, KS, Wichita, KS

Business Journal

Newton ground still vacant as Tindall looks for first sale

A proposed $66 million facility at Kansas Logistics Park in Newton, first announced in 2009, has yet to materialize, but Tindall Corp. says it remains active.

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The Garden City Telegram

Democrats favored in gubernatorial races, including in GOP-rich Kansas

In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Conestoga CEO, Huelskamp duke it out publicly

A prominent southwest Kansas renewable energy executive says Congressman Tim Huelskamp bullied him and threatened his business after he questioned Huelskamp after a July 2 Republican primary debate in Liberal between Huelskamp and Alan LaPolice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Agriculture, Science

Sunherald.com

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

Detectives say the man they originally identified as "John Doe" robbed a casino cashier of $43,500 at gunpoint Friday night and later paid prostitutes at another hotel with money still bound in Bellagio wrappers.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KTVN Reno

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

WIBW-TV Topeka

Plane Crash Reported In Southeast Kansas

KHP dispatch said troopers were sent to the report of a plane crash at the Neodesha Municipal Airport in Wilson County just after 10 a.m. Trooper Rick Wingate said the incident involved a Beech A36 fixed-wing single-engine plane.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Football: 2015 football recruiting update

For obvious reasons, the 2015 recruiting class being put together by Charlie Weis and staff hasn't been getting much attention.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Kansas NCAA

NewsOK.com

Recent Kansas editorials

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Opinion

Roll Call

In Kansas, Conservatives Suffer From Mississippi Hangover

As conservatives reel from a bruising loss in Mississippi, they are looking to the primary in Kansas to knock off an incumbent and salve their wounds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Pat Roberts, Thad Cochran

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