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54 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Jenkins leads fundraising in Kansas 2nd District

Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins continues to enjoy a sizable fundraising advantage over the Democrat challenging her re-election in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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

5 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansans Beat The Deadline For Filing Taxes

At the Docking State Office building, volunteer tax preparers say they helped 105 people Monday and on April 15th, they had 60 more people file their last minute tax returns.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Kansas shooting suspect had been in witness protection, records suggest

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., also known as F. Glenn Miller, appeared at his arraignment on capital murder and first-degree murder charges at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex Adult Detention Center in New Century, Kansas on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Personal Finance, Social Security

The Pitch

Kansas City 2020: Part II

On March 27, the longtime chief counsel for the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, Don Jarrett, met with county commissioners in the basement of the county administration building in downtown Olathe.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, Johnson County, KS, Olathe, KS, De Soto, KS, us Travel, Travel

The Gazette

Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees

Former Harris Enterprises executive John Lee and former newspaper publisher and Wichita State University educator Les Anderson have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Wichita State University, Valley Center, KS

The Kansas City Star

913 track and field: Kansas Relays preview

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite for the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

In this photo provided by the Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff is Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old Vietnam War veteran from southwest Missouri, founder of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in his native North Carolina and later the White Patriot Party.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

KIRO-TV Seattle

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

In this April 13, 2014 file image taken from video provided by KCTV-5, Frazier Glenn Cross is escorted by police in an elementary school parking lot in Overland Park, Kan.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Johnson County, KS

Anchorage Daily News

Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Related Topix: Country, Br5-49, Johnny Cash, Lawrence, KS, Reno County, KS

KAKE

Bob Dole plans to tour several Kansas towns

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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WIBW-TV Topeka

Junction City Man Admits To Child Porn, Faces Up To 10 Years

A northeast Kansas man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to one count of accessing child pornography with intent to view.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Family, friends remember Kansas shooting victims

William Lewis Corporon was taking his grandson to a singing audition at a community center.

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Townhall

Kathleen Sebelius: Scapegoat

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

Daily Mail

Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims at the White House Easter...

'Perpetually slim' mother hid SEVEN pregnancies from husband and three older kids before 'giving birth at home, strangling the babies and wrapping them in towels hidden in the garage' Cheerleader, 18, who was secretly filmed in her bedroom by her father reveals she has FORGIVEN him and she even encouraged her mom not to file for divorce Boy's HEAD ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover

KLKN

Decades-old gas fight unfolding in federal court

A decades-old legal fight over gas seeping from underground storage facility is playing out in condemnation proceedings for more than 9,100 acres of land in south-central Kansas.

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ABC2 Maryland

Jewish community responds to Kansas shootings

Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 3:50PM EDT expiring April 16 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Baltimore City Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 3:18PM EDT expiring April 16 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Cecil, Kent Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 3:02PM EDT ... (more)

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Blasts and Casts from hunting with Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas

I wasn't surprised when I got the text on Sunday morning. When I saw the name, I was pretty sure it would have a photo of Theresa Vail with a nice tom she'd shot just minutes before.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, El Dorado, KS

SFGate

Fire could close down cancer camp for children

A fire that destroyed a dining center in central Kansas might put an annual summer camp for children with cancer in danger.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Science / Technology

Connecticut Post

Leaders react to 3 deaths at Kansas Jewish sites

President Barack Obama closes his eyes as Dr. Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Fla., says the prayer during the Easter Prayer Breakfast, Monday, April 14, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Kansas City, KS

KHGI

Fire causes Kansas high school to move prom

Students at La Crosse High School in western Kansas won't have class Monday as workers clean up from a fire that forced the school to move its prom.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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