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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

AG Schmidt defends $8.2M spent on outside counsel

The Democratic candidate for Kansas attorney general Tuesday denounced expenditure by Attorney General Derek Schmidt of more than $8 million for outside legal fees to handle complex litigation for the state.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago |

GOP intensifies efforts in Kan. governor's race

The conservative Republican governor is facing a tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis for a second, four-year term amid questions about whether his aggressive income tax cuts are boosting economic growth as promised or wrecking the state's finances.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tax

5 hrs ago | KHGI

Kansas man sentenced for beer bottle death

A northeast Kansas man who hit an Iraq war veteran on the head with a beer bottle will go to prison for the man's death.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

6 hrs ago | The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Clifton in Clay, Washington Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded the boil water advisory for the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties.


10 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

West Nile Strikes Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has announced the first reported case of West Nile virus for 2014.


Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Entomology, Science

11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Death penalty opponents glad to see GOP support eroding

Opponents of capital punishment say unease with allowing government the power to kill is growing within the libertarian wing of the Kansas Republican Party, and predict it will help with their repeal efforts.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Buhler, KS

13 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

Northwest Kansas shines in unemployment ratings

Even as the Kansas Department of Labor attempts to put its best foot forward, northwest Kansas continues to shine -- as far as unemployment rates are concerned.


Related Topix: Gove County, KS

15 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man Gets 7 Years For Theft And Fleeing Police

A Kansas man with more than 50 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a series of recent crimes including burglary.


15 hrs ago | Washington Times

Recent Kansas editorials

Shortly after the primary elections earlier this month, The Topeka Capital-Journal advised its readers to do some research on the issues important to them and learn the candidates' positions on those issues.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, US Governors, Opinion

16 hrs ago |

Independent sets sights on DC after ballot petition success

The Kansas Secretary of State's office accepted the independent bid by Greg Orman, Olathe businessman, to appear on the November general election ballot for U.S. Senate.


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

21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

State's scales tipping more toward accuracy

State inspection data shows that the accuracy of heavy capacity scales in Kansas is improving after a year of new leadership, increased resources and more scrutiny.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brownback expands roadmap

Federal government overreach will be Gov. Sam Brownback's next target he announced Monday as part of his Road Map 2.0. At a news conference at the Wichita Area Builders Association, Brownback told an audience that states are seeing assaults on their sovereignty, placing the rights and freedoms of residents in jeopardy, according to a news release.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Wichita, KS, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Isolated storm chances stick around



Hay & Forage Grower

Kansas Forage And Grassland Council Revives

Forage and grassland council meetings, like this August one hosted by the Southeast Minnesota Forage Council, allow growers to learn from current University researchers - and from each other.


Related Topix: US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Larned, KS, Kansas State University

WIBW-TV Topeka

3.8 Temblor Hits Oklahoma And Kansas

An earthquake rattled parts of northern Oklahoma on Sunday evening, and it was felt in as far north as Wichita.



Storms damage parts of Kansas

Storms that developed in northern Kansas Sunday afternoon wound up spreading across the entire state overnight -- and took many people in the Wichita area by surprise.


Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Business Journal

Kansas still has big wind potential, Siemens CEO says

The German firm Siemens had several reasons for choosing Hutchinson as the site of a new nacelle plant in 2009, CEO Markus Tacke told the Topeka Capital-Journal .


The Wichita Eagle

Report: Utility payments at payday lenders OK

In a report filed last week, the staff said it is unclear if the commission, which regulated the authority, has the authority to ban the practice, and no evidence has been found to prove consumers had been harmed.


The Wichita Eagle

Kansas views on KNEA lawsuit, credit downgrade, Kobach, athletic fees

KNEA lawsuit - We have no idea whether the lawsuit filed last week by the state's largest teachers' union against Gov. Sam Brownback and the state will amount to anything legally, but that might not even matter.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Education Etc., Wichita, KS, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Messenger

Richard Brandt

Richard Haury Brandt of Fort Dodge passed away peacefully on August 16, 2014, at Bickford Cottage, Fort Dodge, where he had been a resident for two years.


Related Topix: Newton, KS, North Newton, KS, University of Kansas, US Military, US Navy, Arkansas City, KS


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