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4 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Kansas Board of Regents Chairman Fred Logan are also expected to attend the event Monday at the medical center.

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

17 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Kansas ranks high on business tax climate

Kansas is a good state for you if you want to start a business or enjoy smoking cigarettes, but not so good if you spend a lot on groceries, national tax rankings suggest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kansas, Smoking, Health, Medicine, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Home, Home Listing, Prairie Village, KS

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Teachers react to bill that removes due process

Members of Great Bend's National Education Association still wait for answers from legislators they feel turned their back on them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Emporia State University, Tribune, KS, Great Bend, KS

The Garden City Telegram

Prime time for a GOP primary

Radical-right GOP lawmakers embarrassed Kansas with pursuit of a "religious freedom" bill that would encourage discrimination against same-sex couples; an attempt to undo renewable energy standards key in wind and ethanol production; and creation of more tax breaks for the wealthy that penalize the poor.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education Etc., US Governors, Sam Brownback

Washington Times

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Wichita, KS, Geology, Science

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Governor Signs Technical Abortion Changes

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers.

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

The Capital-Journal

Former state legislator dies in plane crash near Hillsboro

Former Rep. Donald Dahl, R-Hillsboro, died Friday when a plane he was flying crashed near Hillsboro in Marion County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, KS, Marion County, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Brownback vetoes one bill, signs 16 into law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on April 11 vetoed Senate Bill 99 to promote continued transparency in government.

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OttawaHerald.com

Autism insurance bill, dozens more get Brownback's OK

While many Kansans argue the federal government can't mandate health coverage, the governor approved a new state law this week requiring specific Kansans to have health insurance.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, Sam Brownback, University of Kansas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback Signs Bill Increasing Court Funding | Supreme Court Objects

The Kansas Supreme Court blasted the latest funding bill for the state court system passing into law.

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Hays Daily News

Brownback coming to Hays for ceremonial signing

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will fly into Hays on Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of a new law designating two state fossils.

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National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

KATV Little Rock

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Shonda Werry: Sign health care compact

The Eagle editorial board called on senior citizens to "rise up and demand that Gov. Sam Brownback veto" the health care compact .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, Sam Brownback, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

If our fine Legislature wants Kansas to be like Texas, it should pack up and move.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Jan Brewer, Opinion

The Bulletin

Governor talks higher ed funding at Emporia State

Governor Sam Brownback speaks to faculty and staff members of Emporia State about the increased funding for higher education.

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The Bulletin

Goodbye Education

Why would a state who is host to one of the best teacher's colleges in the nation even consider creating a bill that strips teachers of their rights? It seems that our great and wise state of Kansas is in the news more often than not.

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KMBC-TV

Interfaith service to honor shooting victims

An interfaith service Thursday will honor victims of shootings at Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kan., on Sunday.

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ABC News

AG Holder to Speak at Ceremony for Kansas Victims

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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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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