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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Adopt a pet

Pepper the Busy Bee , a 6-year-old male border collie mix, is available for adoption from Kansas Humane Society .

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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Woman enters 'Alford' pleas on beating death of boyfriend's 4-year-old

A northeast Kansas woman has been convicted in last year's beating death of her boyfriend's 4-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KSNT-TV Topeka

Kansas First News

The Highland Park Scots are searching for their first win on the varsity level since 2012 as they begin their 2014 football season on Friday Citing the continued economic opportunity at Heartland Park Topeka, the Topeka Chamber today has said it favors increasing the size of the STAR Bonds district to enable the State of Kansas to allocate more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Wyandotte County, KS

The Capital-Journal

New plan emerges for southeast Kansas casino

Efforts to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas are getting off the ground with a plan that includes a partnership with a nearby casino in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Dodge City, KS, Mulvane, KS, Kansas City, KS, Cherokee County, KS

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Cities across Kansas participate in Bucks for Buckles

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend.

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

The Pitch

Sam Brownback predictably picks his right hand man in Caleb Stegall for the Kansas Supreme Court

Sam Brownback didn't have to look far to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court.

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

The Washington Post

Can moderate women fix Kansas?

They've formed Women for Kansas, a bipartisan, grass-roots initiative aimed at unseating conservative Republicans in the upcoming election: Gov. Sam Brownback, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.

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

KAKE

Kansas man found guilty in bicyclist's death

A Saline County jury found a 64-year-old Salina man guilty of misdemeanor vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.

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The Washington Post

Kansas Senate race presents Democrats with an opening and an awkward dilemma

When Sen. Pat Roberts defeated a pesky tea party challenger earlier this month, it looked like the longtime senator extinguished the only real threat standing between him and a fourth term.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, University of Kansas, Senator Angus King, Sports

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Changes in rates create opportunity for campaigns to debate definition of tax increase

If the state freezes income tax rates instead of allowing them to drop again in 2016 as scheduled, would that be a tax increase? When the state lowered a temporary sales tax last year - but not as much as originally promised - was that a tax increase? The semantic debate come after Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, proposed ... (more)

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

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

The Capital-Journal

Kansas wins over US Dept of Ed on teacher evaluations

The U.S. Department of Education will for another year exempt Kansas from parts of the federal law commonly called No Child Left Behind.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Need A Ride? Uber Arrives In Kansas

If you haven't heard of Uber, it's a company that uses a mobile app to connect passengers with drivers for hire.

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Washington Examiner

Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead

Gov. Sam Brownback is touting a new campaign poll giving him a one-point lead, showing just how competitive the Kansas gubernatorial race has become.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, US Governors

The Capital-Journal

Kansas housing group recommends Hutchinson expire incentive program

The New Construction Housing Incentive Program was created amid a deep housing slump, The Hutchinson News reported .

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The Capital-Journal

Conference examines future of water in Kansas

The Governor's Water Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas will highlight policy and research developments on water issues in the state.

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KAKE

Officials concerned with overcrowding at state mental hospital

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of KAKEland on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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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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