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27 min ago |

Kansas Moves to Protect Seniors from Obamacare Cuts to Medicare

Kathleen Sebelius' home state of Kansas has become the front line in the battle over Obamacare, with conservatives fighting to preserve Medicare and local control over health care policy while Democrats try to end both.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Kansas Government, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Health Care Policy, AARP

4 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

TKC Exclusive!!! Kansas City Lamestream Media Ignores Jewish...

Here's a bit of alternative opinion that's been tragically suppressed by Kansas City mainstream media hoping to finish the week with a love fest put on by U.S. Attorney Eric Holder and pals.


Related Topix: Guns

8 hrs ago | The Columbian

Healing is message of Kansas service

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Overland Park, KS, Kansas City, KS

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Bob Dole coming to Kansas in April and May

He says he planned the trip through Kansas next Monday through Wednesday to see old friends and meet new ones -- and to enjoy a few homemade cookies along the way.


WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas School Confirms 6th-Grader's Death From Meningitis

A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Hays Daily News

Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the way the state has gone about complying with that decision leaves some educators feeling they might be ... (more)


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

Kansas Hungry For $40 Million Tax Slice Of Pizza Hut Franchisee's Profits

When O. Gene Bicknell sold his interest in NPC International , Inc to Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity in 2006, the price was not disclosed.


Related Topix: Kansas Government, Life, Food, Pizza, Pittsburg, KS

Northwest Florida Daily News

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' thoroughly charming show

While a storm raged outside Monday night, the cast of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" sang and tap danced their way through their first dress rehearsal inside the auditorium at Fort Walton Beach High School.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Free Republic

GOP challenger to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts: 'Nobody should...

Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist from the Kansas City area, on Wednesday released a television ad criticizing Roberts for his nearly five decades in the nation's Capital.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas City, KS, Washington, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Few answers on why earthquakes are shaking Kansas

Comments may be sent to Kansas Corporation Commission, Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, 1500 S.W. Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604, or sent by e-mail to or by calling 800-662-0027.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Protection, KS, Topeka, KS, Geology, Science

The Afro American Newspaper

White Supremacist Faces Murder Charges in Kansas Deaths

A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Roll Call

Sebelius to the Senate? Maybe in the Land of Oz, But Not in Kansas

When I read today's New York Times piece , "Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat," I had two very different reactions.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Barack Obama, Linda Lingle

The Capital-Journal

Kansas science students get a taste of the Antarctic

Valley Heights high-schoolers conducted tests with brine shrimp - and did so with guidance and inspiration from scientists thousands of miles away, conducting similar experiments themselves.


Related Topix: Blue Rapids, KS, Rutgers University, University of Rhode Island, Harveyville, KS, Washburn University

The Capital-Journal

Jenkins leads fundraising in Kansas 2nd District

Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins continues to enjoy a sizable fundraising advantage over the Democrat challenging her re-election in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.


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

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansans Beat The Deadline For Filing Taxes

At the Docking State Office building, volunteer tax preparers say they helped 105 people Monday and on April 15th, they had 60 more people file their last minute tax returns.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kansas shooting suspect had been in witness protection, records suggest

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., also known as F. Glenn Miller, appeared at his arraignment on capital murder and first-degree murder charges at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex Adult Detention Center in New Century, Kansas on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Personal Finance, Social Security

The Pitch

Kansas City 2020: Part II

On March 27, the longtime chief counsel for the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, Don Jarrett, met with county commissioners in the basement of the county administration building in downtown Olathe.


Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, Johnson County, KS, Olathe, KS, De Soto, KS, us Travel, Travel

The Gazette

Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees

Former Harris Enterprises executive John Lee and former newspaper publisher and Wichita State University educator Les Anderson have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Journalism, Wichita State University, Valley Center, KS

The Kansas City Star

913 track and field: Kansas Relays preview

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite for the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Overland Park, KS, Kansas City, KS

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

In this photo provided by the Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff is Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old Vietnam War veteran from southwest Missouri, founder of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in his native North Carolina and later the White Patriot Party.


Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS


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