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30 min ago | KCTV5

KCK braces for huge economic impact of soccer center

The area in west Kansas City, KS, doesn't look like much now, but in 2016 it'll be the brand new U.S. Soccer National Training Center complex, helping to push U.S. soccer forward on the international stage.

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

4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Technical education enrollment continues to grow

The Topeka native spent the year splitting her time between her school, Washburn Rural High, and Washburn Tech, where she spent three hours a day studying to work in health care.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Nursing, Medicine, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Washburn University, University of Kansas

6 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered Wichita field.

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

6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

In this combination of 2013 photos provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections, is Reginald D. Carr, left, and Jonathan D. Carr.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Violent Crime, Wichita, KS

6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

In this combination of 2013 photos provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections, is Reginald D. Carr, left, and Jonathan D. Carr.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, Violent Crime, Wichita, KS

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Busted! Heritage Foundation economist can only defend Kansas tax cuts by fabricating data

What's going on in Kansas is beginning to look a lot like proof that Republican magical thinking about economics has at last run out of fairy dust to cloak itself in.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mathematics, Science, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors, Sam Brownback

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The top 12 governora s races of 2014

Paul Davis, the presumed Democratic nominee for Kansas governor, speaks at a news conference announcing the endorsements by more than 100 current and former Republican politicians on July 15 in Topeka, Kan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Nathan Deal, Bob Beauprez, Topeka, KS

12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Asheville, Florida, L.A. & DC Meet-up Info! - Do You Take Good Pictures?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

16 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Why Britain Should Follow the Kansas Model

To help find solutions to these challenges, I've been taking a look at a fascinating experiment in fiscal policy being played out in the state of Kansas.

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

18 hrs ago | KHGI

Regents ask universities to start early on tuition

Public university leaders in Kansas are being encouraged to start working on next year's tuition proposals now, rather than wait until the spring semester.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

22 hrs ago | SurveyUSA

In KS, Pat Roberts' Primary Lead Erodes, and Roberts'...

In KS, Pat Roberts' Primary Lead Erodes, and Roberts' November Prospects Are Complicated by Independent Orman; For Governor, Democratic Davis-Docking Ticket, Newly Backed by High Profile KS Republicans, Remains in Driver's Seat Kansas Incumbent Republican Pat Roberts, hoping to sail to re-election to his fourth term in the US Senate, finds himself ... (more)

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Chris Christie says Obama's refusal to visit Mexican border demonstrates his 'unwillingness to lead'

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie said tonight that President Obama's refusal to visit the Mexican border recently was evidence of his "unwillingness" to be a strong leader.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Rick Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, Nikki Haley

Free Republic

Unions put teachers on streets — for votes

Teachers unions are struggling to protect their political clout, but as the midterm elections approach, they're fighting back with their most popular asset: the teachers themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Paul LePage

Capital Soup

DNC Response to GOP Governors Panel in Aspen

"These governors are the poster children for how the GOP agenda has wrecked state economies and pushed states into fiscal crisis after fiscal crisis.

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

Daily Kos

How Many Ways Can You Wrap An Old Dead Fish?

Paul Ryan has released yet another version of the Republican war on the poor and middle class entitled "Expanding Opportunity in America".

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

The Washington Post

More GOP infighting in Kansas, as a literal food fight ensues

Kansas is suddenly a hotbed of intra-party GOP conflict . You may be familiar with the revolt of more than 100 Republican officials who chose to endorse a Democratic candidate for governor instead of the incumbent, Gov. Sam Brownback .

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Jerry Moran, Kansas

National Public Radio

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

Paul Davis, third from left, the presumed Democratic nominee for Kansas governor, receives the endorsements of more than 100 current and former Republican politicians on July 15, 2014, in Topeka, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Topeka, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Weird

The Garden City Telegram

Unfit plan: Putting Medicare in compact an unhealthy move for state.

The Republicans, understandably disturbed by the radical path of state government, addressed such problems as a budget mess spurred by flawed tax policies, cuts to public schools and lagging job growth.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Hopefuls spar on voter rights

"When the government starts telling, because of fear, that we have to limit your right to protect your right, I start getting very nervous," Morgan, a Kansas secretary of state candidate, said Tuesday night during a candidate forum organized by the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ottawa, KS, Immigration Reform

Daily Kos

Margie Wakefield: Kansas CD-2; "One of the Best Campaigns in the Country"

People who attended Netroots Nation sat through a lot of panels regarding the role of women candidates in upcoming races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Senate, Sam Brownback, US Governors

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