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2 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Kansas Highway Patrol works accidents

A Larned woman was injured Monday in a Finney County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the accident, and to a possible injury accident in Russell County involving an Ellsworth woman.


Related Topix: Larned, KS, Finney County, KS, Russell County, KS, Ellsworth, KS

6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Western Kansas farmers worry as Ogallala Aquifer disappears

For more than seven decades, farmers and other industries have depended on the Ogallala Aquifer to provide the lifeblood of the western Kansas economy.


10 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Retired Kansas teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff

A former Maine man was convicted Monday of bashing his wife on the head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff because of a dispute over an affair and a $4 million inheritance.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Celebrate Kansas 14K CCW Explosion

Kansas City Kansan reports a GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST IN KANSAS GUN RIGHTS among locals and a reminder not to fight with middle-class white people in the Sunflower State: "The attorney general's office received more than 14,000 applications for concealed carry licenses in the recently ended 2014 fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said ... (more)


The Capital-Journal

Transgender Kansans fear voter ID law is roadblock

Jordan Hanson, a transgender Kansan from Lawrence, fears she will be unable to vote because her ID lists her as a man.


Related Topix: Transgender, Kansas Government, Topeka, KS

News Observer

Group joins crowded ad space in Kansas Senate race

The ads from a political action committee tied to the Senate Conservatives Fund also are mixing with the candidates' own statewide spots.


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


Kansas protesters hope for cease-fire in Gaza Strip

As the United States pushes for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, some Kansans hope to raise awareness on the conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel,

Daily Kos

KS-Gov: Child Poverty Rate Kicks Up In Kansas Under Brownback

Gov. Sam Brownback answered a question about one of his top policy objectives during a political forum in New York City.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Family, Kids, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Business Journal

Kansans' hours worked close to pre-recession levels

Kansans employed in the private sector worked an average of 35.0 hours per week in June, which is about even with hours worked in 2008, before the recession hit.


New York Daily News

Mom's boyfriend said to be kidnapper in Kansas abduction, shootout...

Family members say Marcus McGowan was the man who police said kidnapped a little girl and then led police on a two-state chase in Kansas and Missouri on Friday night.


Related Topix: Leavenworth, KS

Jenkins holds big fundraising lead in Kansas 2nd

Finance reports filed last week by their campaigns show Jenkins ended June with nearly $2 million in cash on hand for her campaign.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, US House of Representatives, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas Press Association: Some newspapers seeking affidavits in criminal cases

A few newspapers have sought access to affidavits in criminal cases since a new statute making them open to the public became law July 1, the head of the Kansas Press Association said late this past week.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Shawnee County, KS

The Garden City Telegram

Insight Kansas: Zeroing in onpublic dissent

In late June, Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick managed artlessly to express a set of viewpoints concerning the First and Second Amendments, feminism, the government's monopoly on the legitimate use of force, and representative democracy that ought to make every Kansan scratch his or her head.


Washington Times

Corruption investigated in Kansas National Guard

Federal authorities are investigating possible corruption involving outside medical companies' contracts with the Kansas Army National Guard, according to the state's adjutant general's office.



Religious Effort To Halt Climate Change Puts Rabbi Moti Reiber Behind Church Pulpits

Rabbi Moti Rieber travels the politically red state of Kansas armed with the book of Genesis, a psalm and even the words of Jesus to lecture church audiences, or sermonize if they'll let him, about the threat of global warming.


Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Environment, Science, Activism, Ecology

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Drugs, US Governors, Marijuana

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

The Tallgrass Chamber Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 210 Holliday in Osage City.


Related Topix: Osage City, KS, Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Daily Mail

Kansas girl, 5, 'kidnapped by mother's boyfriend and dies during police shootout'

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.


The Capital-Journal

Seven Kansas properties added to national register

Churches in Harper and Butler counties and a Kansas City hotel are among the newest Kansas properties added to the National Register of Historic Places.


Related Topix: Butler County, KS, Kansas City, KS, Harper County, KS, Agriculture, Science, El Dorado, KS

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hays Daily News

Americans For Prosperity mailer part of smear campaign, says Kansas GOP legislator

It's primary season. And that means Kansans can expect to receive political postcards warning them of their lawmakers' misdeeds, paid for by various interest groups.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


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