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45 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

NJ Governor Chris Christie Stops In Kansas City To Support Brownback

He said he never expected Kansas to be an easy win for Brownback, noting that the state previously elected democrat Kathleen Sebelius as Governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chris Christie, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kathleen Sebelius

OttawaHerald.com

Polls show close Kansas races

Public Policy Polling released its most recent poll results of Kansas elections Tuesday, and the race for governor is much closer than Rasmussen Reports' polls - which did not name Keen Umbehr as a candidate - showed just a week previously.

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

Daily Mail

Meet the women who fall in love with convicted murderers

Meet the women who fall in love with convicted murderers and abandon their families for life on the run: The seedy world of prison relationships revealed In the film Labor Day, Kate Winslet plays a woman who falls in love with a violent escaped criminal with a penchant for peach pie and a heart of gold.

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Related Topix: Prison, Celebrities, Kate Winslet

WIBW-TV Topeka

Cosmosphere Hosting Astronauts This Weekend

Several astronauts will touch down this weekend in Hutchinson, as part of a fundraiser for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.

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Related Topix: Apollo 13, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure, Jim Lovell

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man Indicted For Movie Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors say they have indicted a Derby man who created dozens of false identities so he could buy discounted DVD and Blue-ray movies and then resell them.

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KAKE

I-Team Scam Alert: Kansans threatened over tax debts.

Customers have alerted the Kansas Department of Revenue to fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with garnishment if they don't pay a tax debt.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government

The Capital-Journal

Missouri businesses look to Kansas wind energy to meet EPA regulation

Two Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors

WIBW-TV Topeka

Man Guilty Of Spying On Family From Under A Bed

A northeast Kansas man who was discovered by a child to be hiding under a bed will be sentenced next month for criminal trespass and other charges.

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The Big Lead

Roundup: Hilarious Ice Bucket Fail Montage; Russian Dash Cam Captures ...

Tamara Ecclestone, a British model Adrianne Palicki will be in the Marvel movie Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D catcalls are flattering, ladies , says female writer ..

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Pocono Record

Some Milford Township residents oppose compressor station changes

The state Department of Environmental Protection held a public hearing Monday on a proposed compressor station modification on Schocopee Road in Milford Township.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

AG Schmidt defends $8.2M spent on outside counsel

The Democratic candidate for Kansas attorney general Tuesday denounced expenditure by Attorney General Derek Schmidt of more than $8 million for outside legal fees to handle complex litigation for the state.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

GOP intensifies efforts in Kan. governor's race

The conservative Republican governor is facing a tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis for a second, four-year term amid questions about whether his aggressive income tax cuts are boosting economic growth as promised or wrecking the state's finances.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tax

KHGI

Kansas man sentenced for beer bottle death

A northeast Kansas man who hit an Iraq war veteran on the head with a beer bottle will go to prison for the man's death.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Clifton in Clay, Washington Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded the boil water advisory for the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

West Nile Strikes Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has announced the first reported case of West Nile virus for 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Entomology, Science

The Capital-Journal

Death penalty opponents glad to see GOP support eroding

Opponents of capital punishment say unease with allowing government the power to kill is growing within the libertarian wing of the Kansas Republican Party, and predict it will help with their repeal efforts.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Buhler, KS

Hays Daily News

Northwest Kansas shines in unemployment ratings

Even as the Kansas Department of Labor attempts to put its best foot forward, northwest Kansas continues to shine -- as far as unemployment rates are concerned.

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Related Topix: Gove County, KS

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man Gets 7 Years For Theft And Fleeing Police

A Kansas man with more than 50 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a series of recent crimes including burglary.

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