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

59 min ago | The Miami Herald

Kansas town to begin rebuilding its downtown

A $3.5 million project to rebuild a downtown block of a central-Kansas community officially gets underway this week, five years after an explosion and fire damaged several businesses.

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4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Panel sides with gas firm in Kansas condemnation

A court-appointed panel of petroleum engineering experts has mostly sided with Omaha-based Northern Natural Gas on what the company should pay for condemning more than 9,200 acres in southern Kansas near its underground storage facility.

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7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Ex-Con In Police Shootout That Killed COPS Crew Member

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer identified the two men killed during a robbery Tuesday night as 32-year-old Cortez Washington, the suspect, and Bryce Dion, an audio technician with the television show Cops.

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8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Kansas board: 92-year-old can vote despite not having a birth certificate

A 92-year-old woman without a birth certificate is a citzen and should be allowed to vote in November, the State Election Board decided Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

Kansas Legislature the 'last frontier' work environment, women legislators tell crowd

Rep. Melissa Rooker listens to Rep. Stephanie Clayton at a session on women legislators this morning at the Corinth Library.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

What's right with Kansas Democrats

Let's call this a trend now: Democrats are turning around the narrative on Obamacare, and talking about it's benefits, even in places like Alaska and Louisiana and Arkansas .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

10 hrs ago | Marion County Record

State fire marshal warns of fire challenge

Social media's latest viral fad is literally just teens setting themselves on fire.

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14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Pratt banker assumes chairman post of Kansas banking group

The CEO of First National Bank in Pratt has been named as the chairman of the Kansas Bankers Association, the organization announced in a news release.

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14 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

Must Read!!! Jack Cashill Myth-Busts Kansas Tax Cut Media Hateration

In his latest column for Ingram's Conservative columnist Jack Cashill tells the story of a Kansas City IT firm that skipped across the State Line to the Sunflower State thanks to Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts.

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

18 hrs ago | KAKE

Deputies seize more than 1,500 marijuana plants; 2 arrested

Tuesday morning, the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office took down a large grow operation in an area field.

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22 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

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