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Gov. Sam Brownback announced Wednesday that he signed a bill late Tuesday preventing local officials from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.
A new field artillery brigade has been approved to be headquartered in Manhattan, bringing with it about 15 full-time positions and 160 drill status individuals, Kansas National Guard spokeswoman Sharon Watson said Wednesday.
Brownback announced Wednesday that he quietly signed a compact bill late Tuesday and the new law will take effect July 1. The GOP-dominated Legislature passed the measure earlier this month.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory stretching from mid-Wednesday morning until 8 p.m. today for more than 25 counties in central and northern Kansas.
A Kansas man who is about to go on trial for first-degree murder thinks that the "murder" tattoo he has on his neck might influence a jury, so he is hoping to have it covered up before he appears in court.
Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, wipes tears while speaking about her son's death Tuesday at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
The growth stage of wheat in Kansas ranges from tillering in the northwest to jointing in the southeast and south central regions of the state.
That might be the biggest news from the latest Consensus Revenue Estimate released last week.
Rob Robinson, left, of Starkville, Miss., chats with Gil Alexander, of Nicodemus, Kan., at a prairie chicken display Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says elderly residents will have new protections against fraud and financial abuse under a new state law.
Kyle Flack, 28, Ottawa, right, sits Tuesday morning with his attorneys, Tim Frieden and Ronald Evans, both of whom work with the Kansas Death Penalty Defense Unit.
Kathleen Sebelius, former Kansas governor and outgoing secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, appears to be stepping away from the government fray for the first time in 27 years.
Severe Thunderstorms is on its way for Kansas on Wednesday April 23, 2014 and it will bring 30+ mm of rain and well ove3r 50+ mm of Rain in Thunderstorms and it will bring Chain Lightning and Very Loud Thunder and it could bring large hail in Kansas Especially in Wichita and Kansas City and the Cold Air Coming from Northern Canada and the Warm Air ... (more)
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas When I moved to suburban Kansas City from downtown Chicago in November 2007, I did so in large part because of the strong Jewish community.
Schools in Wichita and surrounding districts are resuming state testing this week after many of the bugs in the new assessments appear to have been worked out.
In January 2011, when I was first appointed State Budget Director, the state was on the verge of what appeared to be a financial meltdown.