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36 min ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

National Historic Site In Kansas Celebrates 50 Years

It's going to be a big weekend at the Fort Larned National Historic Site about 130 miles northwest of Wichita.

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Related Topix: Fort Larned National Historic Site, US National Parks

4 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Outreach education evolving at BCC

The number of high school students receiving college instruction during their school day continues to grow, thanks to the Kansas Legislature's decision to pay for their tuition on technical education courses.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Russell, KS, Fort Riley, KS, Leavenworth, KS, Grandview Plaza, KS

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Democrat taps into doubts about Kansas governor

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lawrence, KS, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Adopt a pet

Pepper the Busy Bee , a 6-year-old male border collie mix, is available for adoption from Kansas Humane Society .

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15 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Woman enters 'Alford' pleas on beating death of boyfriend's 4-year-old

A northeast Kansas woman has been convicted in last year's beating death of her boyfriend's 4-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KSNT-TV Topeka

Kansas First News

The Highland Park Scots are searching for their first win on the varsity level since 2012 as they begin their 2014 football season on Friday Citing the continued economic opportunity at Heartland Park Topeka, the Topeka Chamber today has said it favors increasing the size of the STAR Bonds district to enable the State of Kansas to allocate more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Wyandotte County, KS

The Capital-Journal

New plan emerges for southeast Kansas casino

Efforts to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas are getting off the ground with a plan that includes a partnership with a nearby casino in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Dodge City, KS, Mulvane, KS, Kansas City, KS, Cherokee County, KS

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Cities across Kansas participate in Bucks for Buckles

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend.

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

The Pitch

Sam Brownback predictably picks his right hand man in Caleb Stegall for the Kansas Supreme Court

Sam Brownback didn't have to look far to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court.

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

The Washington Post

Can moderate women fix Kansas?

They've formed Women for Kansas, a bipartisan, grass-roots initiative aimed at unseating conservative Republicans in the upcoming election: Gov. Sam Brownback, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.

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

KAKE

Kansas man found guilty in bicyclist's death

A Saline County jury found a 64-year-old Salina man guilty of misdemeanor vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.

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The Washington Post

Kansas Senate race presents Democrats with an opening and an awkward dilemma

When Sen. Pat Roberts defeated a pesky tea party challenger earlier this month, it looked like the longtime senator extinguished the only real threat standing between him and a fourth term.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, University of Kansas, Senator Angus King, Sports

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Changes in rates create opportunity for campaigns to debate definition of tax increase

If the state freezes income tax rates instead of allowing them to drop again in 2016 as scheduled, would that be a tax increase? When the state lowered a temporary sales tax last year - but not as much as originally promised - was that a tax increase? The semantic debate come after Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, proposed ... (more)

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

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

The Capital-Journal

Kansas wins over US Dept of Ed on teacher evaluations

The U.S. Department of Education will for another year exempt Kansas from parts of the federal law commonly called No Child Left Behind.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Need A Ride? Uber Arrives In Kansas

If you haven't heard of Uber, it's a company that uses a mobile app to connect passengers with drivers for hire.

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Washington Examiner

Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead

Gov. Sam Brownback is touting a new campaign poll giving him a one-point lead, showing just how competitive the Kansas gubernatorial race has become.

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

The Capital-Journal

Kansas housing group recommends Hutchinson expire incentive program

The New Construction Housing Incentive Program was created amid a deep housing slump, The Hutchinson News reported .

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The Capital-Journal

Conference examines future of water in Kansas

The Governor's Water Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas will highlight policy and research developments on water issues in the state.

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KAKE

Officials concerned with overcrowding at state mental hospital

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of KAKEland on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather

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