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2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

KU Fraternity House Catches Fire

The University Daily Kansan reports the fire broke out in the Sigma Chi house around 11:30 a.m. They said smoke was coming from a third-floor window when crews arrived.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

SurveyUSA

In Kansas, Primary Wins for Gov Brownback and Senator Roberts Do...

In Kansas, Primary Wins for Gov Brownback and Senator Roberts Do Nothing to Pave Path for Re-Election; 'SOS' for Incumbent GOP SOS Despite primary wins 3 weeks ago for both top-ticket incumbent Kansas Republicans - Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts - and despite Kansas being a reliably Red State, both Brownback and Roberts face ... (more)

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

Fire Dog Lake

Aunt Who Witnessed Fatal Police Shooting in Kansas Recounts What Led to Death of Mentally Ill Teen

In Kansas, Ottawa police shot and killed Joseph Jennings, an 18-year-old who was mentally ill, on August 23. At least two officers on the scene were well aware that he suffered from seizures and had responded to a call one day ago to take him to the hospital to pump his stomach after he tried to overdose on drugs and kill himself.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KMBC-TV

KU fraternity house damaged in fire

For the second time in two years, a fire has damaged the Sigma Chi house on the University of Kansas campus.

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Related Topix: Fire, University of Kansas, The Call, Pop/Rock

Greenwich Citizen

Town stops using gas chamber to euthanize animals

One of four remaining Kansas communities that still use gas chambers to euthanize animals has pulled the plug on its chamber and will instead train its animal control officer to perform injection-based euthanasia.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights

WIBW-TV Topeka

Four Kansas Robbers Shoot At Victim During Chase

Wichita police have arrested four men who they say robbed a home and shot at the homeowner who pursued them in a car chase.

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KMAN-AM Manhattan

Aircraft Accident at Manhattan Regional

While no injuries were reportedly involved, an aircraft accident was reported at the Manhattan Regional Airport Monday.

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The Capital-Journal

Kansas woman steals vehicle after wreck

Wichita police say a woman involved in a car crash that injured three people stole the van of a Good Samaritan who stopped to help.

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KMAN-AM Manhattan

Kansas man killed by falling tree branch

An eastern Kansas man has died after being hit by a tree branch while putting out a small fire caused by lightning.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

KHP: Area residents injured over weekend

Three one-vehicle accidents over the weekend sent area residents to three different hospitals, according to Kansas Highway Patrol logs.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth County, KS, Ellsworth, KS, Wichita, KS

The Capital-Journal

Protecting the tarsier

It's not a monkey. It's not a lemur, or a Madagascan Mouse. The iconic species for promoting environmental stewardship and ecotourism in the Philippines is the Philippine tarsier.

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Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Genetics, Medicine

Daily Kos

Kansas Democrat throws faux Dem under bus, Thank You

This past week a Democratic congressional candidate in Kansas did something courageous.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Manhattan, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Shawnee County, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Equipment testing to be done in loose-trailer crash that killed Hutchinson couple

Great Bend police are requesting special testing of equipment to help to determine what caused a trailer to come loose and kill a Hutchinson couple riding a motorcycle on Aug. 16. The ball and hitch on the pickup being used in pulling the trailer will be sent to a lab, possibly the one operated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, police Lt.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Bob Dole To Visit Southeast Kansas As Part Of Homecoming Tour

Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole returns to Kansas next month for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year.

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Related Topix: Independence, KS, Sedan, KS, Medicine Lodge, KS

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Bennington Banner

ACA vs. Obamacare

States that support the Affordable Care Act are insuring significantly more of their residents than before, while states that oppose Obamacare are not.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Opinion

KHGI

Officers involved in deadly shooting in Ottawa

Authorities say an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in northeast Kansas during an altercation with police and deputies.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wizard of Oz forever linked to Kansasa legacy

SCARECROW: "I cannot understand why you should wish to leave this beautiful country and go back to the dry, gray place you call Kansas."

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Wichita, KS

Central Ohio

Kansas governor faces tax cut challenge

Part two: The political impact of an economic issue that Republicans have been using for more than four decades - tax cuts.

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Related Topix: Tax, Kansas Government, US News

USA Today

Kansas governor faces tax cut challenge

The Kansas governor's race involves two questions. One, whether Republican incumbent Sam Brownback will survive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tax, US Governors, Kansas City, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Fresh look at schools

There's no harm in having fresh eyes and minds consider how to make Kansas public schools more efficient.

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

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