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3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Jenkins faces tea party challenger in Kansas 2nd

Joshua Joel Tucker, of Pittsburg, also said Friday that the House's GOP leaders aren't doing enough to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama.

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

3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Kansas girl, Galazia Niehaus, dead after being stabbed in her home

Strong-arm politics: The shocking moment a Republican congressman almost breaks a staffer's arm when he is stopped from going into a meeting 'I just felt the EARTH MOVE AND I WASN'T HAVING SEX!!!!" Personal emails sent by governor's wife to millionaire donor are read out as jury sees photos of luxury goods bankrolled for the shamed politician Girl, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

5 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

Ethanol Safety Seminars Head to Alabama & Kansas

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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9 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Election officer offer last-minute tips

Kobach predicts higher primary turnout TOPEKA Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach reminds voters that the last day to cast a vote in the primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 5. He predicts that 22 percent of all registered voters will take part in the primary election this year, either in advance or at the polls.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Libertarian Party, US News, Barton County, KS, Hoisington, KS, Recreational Vehicle, Beaver

13 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Banks Warn Of Credit Card Scam

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson tells radio station KAIR the scam has hit numerous times recently in that city and in neighboring Brown County.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

13 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback To Name Kansas Board Of Regents Members

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to announce three appointments to the board that oversees the state's higher education system.

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

17 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Kansas mental health centers get $1M under Obamacare

Health centers in Pittsburg, Emporia, Olathe and Hutchinson will share an equal split of a $1 million award for mental health services from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Salina Man Sentenced To Life For Woman's Slaying

A Kansas judge has sentenced a Salina man to life in prison for killing a 27-year-old woman whose beaten body was found in a ravine off Interstate 135.

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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

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Someone passing fake $100 bills in Great Bend

Counterfeit $100 bills have turned up at a central Kansas fast-food restaurant on the same weekend at least four fake $100 bills were passed at a convenience store 80 miles up the road.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man's Mother Is Battling Deadly Ebola Virus

One of those, Nancy Writebol, has a son living in Wichita. Jeremy Writebol spoke to KAKE News about his mother's condition battling the virus.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Megachurch Transformed By School District

The Kansas City Star reports Wednesday that the Hilltop Campus in Overland Park will be ready for class on Aug. 18. The Blue Valley School District bought the First Family Church for $9 million in 2012 after the property went into foreclosure.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Disturbing videos show teens setting themselves on fire

U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for... Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Kansas Congressman Hit by Farmers' Backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Kansas has mixed results on caring for kids

The always thought-provoking Kids Count Data Book counts even more in this election year, considering Gov. Sam Brownback's stated 2010 campaign goals of reducing child poverty and improving fourth-graders' reading.

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

WIBW-TV Topeka

Pastors: Asst. Sec. of State Said Kansas Supposed To Be Slave State

The Wichita Ministerial League held a news conference today to air some grievances they have with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker.

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Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Women for Kansas voting guide should be read with caution

If voters are relying on a voter guide from Women for Kansas, they should consider the actual history of Kansas taxation and spending before voting.

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

ABC News

Tea-Party Challenger Confronts Roberts in Kansas

Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour of downtown Emporia on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Radiology, Medicine

The Capital-Journal

Kansas man charged in Las Vegas casino robbery has long criminal history

A Kansas man who drew national attention for his brazen robbery of a Las Vegas casino had previously served time in Topeka and been found unfit for trial in a Shawnee County case.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Shawnee County, KS

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