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59 min ago | HeraldNet

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kansas Government, Ohio, Solar Energy

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

A tale of Political Bravery and Political Cowardice on a Saturday in Kansas

This is going to be a short diary because I have to travel here in a bit to get to another event later tonight.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, US News, Lenexa, KS

9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Kansas Shooter Also Threatened Ukraine Jews

Frazier Glenn Cross, who has been indicted in the shootout at a Kansas Jewish community center last weekend in which three people were killed, threatened Jewish leaders in Ukraine last month, said Rabbi Dov Bleich, the Chief Rabbi of Ukraine.

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13 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Geology, Science, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas ranks high on business tax climate

Kansas is a good state for you if you want to start a business or enjoy smoking cigarettes, but not so good if you spend a lot on groceries, national tax rankings suggest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Smoking, Health, Medicine, US Governors, Home, Home Listing, Prairie Village, KS

WIBW-TV Topeka

Task force Seeks Answers To Kansas Earthquake Increase

A three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback to explore whether man-made activity has caused a rise in earthquakes across southern Kansas isn't making much progress, mainly because of a lack of data and disagreement among scientists about what's causing the ground to shake.

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

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

Jeffrey Toobin, senior legal analyst for CNN and author of six books, will present "The Supreme Court in the Age of Obama" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Hall Center for Humanities at The University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Council Grove, KS, Manhattan, KS, Kansas State University

KAKE

Two killed in Ellis County crash

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 40-year-old Jesse Pfannenstiel of Woodston, and 26-year-old Justin Kennedy of Greensburg, died in the crash.

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The Macon Telegraph

Topeka nursing homes pursue culture change

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is asking more facilities to join the Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Homes program, commonly known as PEAK.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Extending Ban On Expansion Of Medicaid

Brownback on Friday signed a bill approved by the GOP-dominated Legislature to keep the ban in place.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

WIBW-TV Topeka

Former State Representative Killed In Hillsboro Plane Crash

A former six-term Kansas House member who was appointed in December to the state's Supreme Court Nominating Commission has died in an ultralight plane crash near his hometown.

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Business Journal

Former Kansas state representative Donald Dahl killed in ultralight crash

The pilot who died in an ultralight aircraft crash Friday afternoon has been identified as former Kansas House member Donald Dahl of Hillsboro.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas vet headed to DC on honor flight

An 83-year-old Lawrence resident is heading to Washington to see national war memorials, thanks to the Honor Flights Network.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tony's Kansas City

Slap on Wrist for Kansas Gop Senate Majority Leader Wife Sarah Bruce

And here's a bit of an update on a connected Kansas City lady and a total lack of consequences .

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Fox 23

Sebelius not considering a run for US Senate, HHS says

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks while U.S. President Barack Obama listens during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on April 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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

Star Tribune

Spokeswoman says Sebelius not pondering US Senate run amid speculation about return to Kansas

A spokeswoman says departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate.

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

Breitbart.com

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Guns

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.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KAKE

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.

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