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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

Nonpartisan report: Davis' tax-freeze plan stalls $20M in Brownback-endorsed cuts

Financial implications of gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis' tax reform plan emerged Friday in a nonpartisan analysis of the Democrat's proposed delay in scheduled cuts to state income tax rates and shrinkage of itemized tax deductions.

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

6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: Need to start paying attention to Orman

Greg Orman faces long odds as an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Kansas.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Architecture and early-Topeka homes, part 2

The guide to distinct architectural styles in Topeka continues with 1895-1950 vintage homes found in neighborhoods north of 21st Street, in an historical belt that extends west from Kansas Boulevard to Gage Park.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Home, KS, Potwin, KS

KAKE

Dole resuming Kansas homecoming tour

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for parts of NW Kansas. A Heat Advisory has been issued for the eastern half of the state.

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Great Bend Tribune

Barton Stuffs the Bus

Barton Community College representatives lent a helping hand Wednesday during the Stuff the Bus donation campaign for United Way of Central Kansas.

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The Wichita Eagle

75 wild horses die in western Kansas corral

Seventy-five wild horses that died after being moved to a corral in western Kansas likely succumbed to old age and stress caused by crowding and changes to their feed, federal officials determined.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Followup: 75 Wild Horses Die In Western Kansas Corral

The owners of a corral in Scott County where 75 wild horses died last week defended their work with the animals.

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Examiner.com

Disney's Return to Oz is a misunderstood masterpiece

Disney's Oz: The Great and Powerful was a huge smash, raking in over 478 million dollars worldwide so far.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Return to Oz, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson

WIBW-TV Topeka

Running Dry | Targeting Toxins And Other Emerging Issues

The same toxins from algae that spark warnings at Kansas lakes and recently shut down the water supply for Toledo, Ohio are showing up in the source of water for several cities, including Topeka.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Milford, KS, Junction City, KS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Television crew spends day filming in town

Television host Todd Hansen and a production crew stopped UPS driver Rick. Rick spun a board game-type wheel sending the crew south and west to find a story to tell.

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Daily Kos

Kansas Democrat Endorses Independent Greg Orman

There are times in a political party where the calculations that are made go far beyond dollars and cents, beyond party loyalty, and straight to the fact that the people who are involved in a race are also human beings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Sam Brownback, Kansas Government

The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA, Kan. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

Charleston City Paper

Live Music: Rachel Kate; Phantom Playboys; Kansas Bible Company; Emily and the Complexes

Brian Wilson once sang, "I just wasn't made for these times." If this has ever crossed your mind while listening to 1950s rock 'n' roll, you should probably check out Phantom Playboys, a rockabilly troupe out of Chapel Hill, N.C. The band came together a year and a half ago, and it includes vocalist and saxophonist Eric Lawson, guitarist Jake "Hot ... (more)

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The Capital-Journal

KDOT announces $1.2 billion in Kansas road improvements

The Kansas Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a projected $1.2 billion improvement program for highways, bridge replacement and local projects throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita, KS, Gove County, KS, Trego County, KS, Kansas City, KS

Manhattan Mercury

Northeast Kansas officials clinic

The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official's clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in the meeting room.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

'In Cold Blood' Files Case Returns To Court

At issue are case files kept at the home of a deceased Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent who was part of the probe into the killings of Herb and Bonnie Clutter and two of their children at their farmhouse in Holcomb.

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The Capital-Journal

Kansas bail bondsman trial for sexual coercion moved to Sept. 9

The often-delayed trial for a Kansas bail bondsman accused of coercing women he bailed out of jail to have sex with him is now scheduled for Sept.

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University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Roadshow coming to five Kansas cities

The annual Rock Chalk Roadshow will hit the road on from Sunday, Aug. 24, to Thursday, Aug. 28, with tour events in Pittsburg, Salina, Hutchinson, Garden City and Hays, and it will include visits with prospective students and families from 163 Kansas schools.

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Related Topix: Garden City, KS, Hays, KS, University of Kansas

WIBW-TV Topeka

Running Dry | What's Threatening Our Water Supply

Whether it's drinking, washing hands or taking care of the lawn and garden, most people use water dozens of times every day without a second thought.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Perry, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: GOP looks strong in most down-ballot statewide races

Beyond the headline, which was "Roberts, Brownback both struggling in Kansas," the latest survey results from Public Policy Polling were about as expected in this heavily Republican state.

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

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