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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Will Brownback sign school finance bill? Emporia, Wichita audiences hear different answers

President of USW Local 241 Robert Cammarn holds a sign in front of El Dorado Civic Center, where Gov. Sam Brownback was scheduled to appear for the Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt on Thursday.

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

7 hrs ago | MyFoxPhilly

Supremacist ID'd As Suspect In Kansas Deadly Shootings

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Johnson County, KS, Overland Park, KS, Olathe, KS

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Praeger, who is not seeking re-election, said there were too many unknowns about the compact and what impact it may have on federal health programs in Kansas, including Medicare for senior citizens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, Medicare, Health

16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, US Senate, Sam Brownback, Liberal Political News

20 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Kansas views on due process, court authority, health-club bill

Due process – An amendment to the school-funding bill that eliminates teacher due-process rights was backed by the conservative special-interest group Americans for Prosperity.

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

Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

In Wichita, Brownback neither praises nor criticizes measure stripping K-12 teacher tenure rights

A group of retired teachers hold up signs in front of where Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was appearing at Wichita State University.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ark Valley News

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 Bill would strip away due process rights Legislation that was supposed to address inequities in public school funding in Kansas was instead an attack on teachers, the Valley Center teachers union and others said this week.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Some relief for Kansans in seeing Sebelius go

For Kansans who felt some guilt by association during the worst of the passage and rollout of the Affordable Care Act, there is some relief in seeing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius step down .

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

The Capital-Journal

Kansas court furloughs possible as budget covers $2M of $8.25M shofrtfall

State court officials are unsure whether a Kansas budget approved this year by the Legislature will allow them to avoid furloughs for employees, while still providing additional funding for operations and a new document system.

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

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, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Kansas City, KS

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Gunman kills 3 at Kansas City-area Jewish sites

A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson before heading to a Jewish retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Johnson County, KS

TheCourier.com

Gunman kills 3 at Kansas City-area Jewish sites

Map locates Kansas City where a gunman kills at least 3 people.; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm; In this photo provided by KSHB41 Action News, authorities respond the Jewish community center after a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Park, KS, Overland Park, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

SFGate

Analysis: Kansas poised to end K-12 teacher tenure

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Third-round co-leader Jordan Spieth can make history at the Masters

Kansas law enforcement officers have a blast Saturday at the Mill Creek Rifle Club in De Soto particpating in the Johnson County Sheriff's Office shooting competition to raise money for the Special Olympics.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, De Soto, KS, Johnson County, KS, Beer, Kansas City, KS, Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Capital-Journal

Children find eggs aplenty at hunt

And finally, you have got to know just where to find those eggs, which can seem to hide right out in the middle of an open field, then put them in your basket without losing any along the way.

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

The Capital-Journal

Education bill would offer tax relief, restore some funds

Students in a sixth-grade class at Tecumseh North Elementary School work on a Near Pod Lesson, a teacher-guided lesson using iPads and laptops.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Republicans concede bill would let teachers be fired without cause

Teachers and others hold up signs in front of El Dorado Civic Center, where Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was scheduled to appear for the Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt on Thursday.

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

The Kansas City Star

Kansas school funding bill is huge win for area

But last week they made historic strides in bringing more local control to Kansas school districts, particularly to Johnson County and, specifically to the Shawnee Mission School District.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Education Etc., Shawnee Mission, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, US Governors

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Thank God Kathleen Sebelius resigned. One message to her: Don't come back to Kansas.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, Haysville, KS, Opinion

OttawaHerald.com

Brownback signs bills on tax relief, worker compensation

Gov. Sam Brownback signed two more bills into law this week, bringing the total of new laws created this legislative session to 26, according to the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Franklin County, KS, Ottawa, KS, Wellsville, KS

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