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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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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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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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WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas School Confirms 6th-Grader's Death From Meningitis

A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Hays Daily News

Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the way the state has gone about complying with that decision leaves some educators feeling they might be ... (more)

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

Forbes.com

Kansas Hungry For $40 Million Tax Slice Of Pizza Hut Franchisee's Profits

When O. Gene Bicknell sold his interest in NPC International , Inc to Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity in 2006, the price was not disclosed.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, Life, Food, Pizza, Pittsburg, KS

Northwest Florida Daily News

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' thoroughly charming show

While a storm raged outside Monday night, the cast of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" sang and tap danced their way through their first dress rehearsal inside the auditorium at Fort Walton Beach High School.

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Free Republic

GOP challenger to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts: 'Nobody should...

Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist from the Kansas City area, on Wednesday released a television ad criticizing Roberts for his nearly five decades in the nation's Capital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas City, KS, Washington, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Few answers on why earthquakes are shaking Kansas

Comments may be sent to Kansas Corporation Commission, Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, 1500 S.W. Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604, or sent by e-mail to public.affairs@kcc.ks.gov or by calling 800-662-0027.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Protection, KS, Topeka, KS, Geology, Science

The Afro American Newspaper

White Supremacist Faces Murder Charges in Kansas Deaths

A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

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