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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Thrift advocate David Blankenhorn plunged into planning a state-organized, prize-linked savings program that would build upon vast marketing infrastructure of the Kansas Lottery. Instead of dropping a few bucks on lottery tickets, the "Kansas Saves" initiative would provide an avenue for people to conveniently place small amounts in a savings account.
7 hrs ago | Hays Daily News
Melanie Urban , RN, director of quality and risk management at Hays Medical Center, recently graduated from the Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute. The 13th leadership class graduated 32 students Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita.
11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
How disheartening it is to see the local media crucify former Police Chief Norman Williams. Maybe he did have a blemish on his record, but evidently not of enough consequence to cause city government to take action.
It is somewhat fitting the Kansas gubernatorial candidates are criticizing each other's selections for the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission. One can't have enough topics that allow differentiation for voters.
From the early beginnings in one room schoolhouses, to the award winning schools in neighborhoods across the state, Kansans take pride in our public schools. The Governor's largest single cut to our schools in state history, his attacks on our teachers and his failed experiment, put the education of an entire generation of Kansas kids in jeopardy.
If you are a big Democratic spender looking to make an impact, you won't find a better place than Kansas. If you are a big Democratic spender looking to make an impact, you won't find a better place than Kansas.
Kansas has passed new anti-bullying legislation designed to protect students from being physically or emotionally harassed by teachers, administrators, and school personnel. On Friday, Governor Sam Brownback signed the new bill into law, which is being named after Shawnee student Loren Wendelburg.
Some GOP state lawmakers are upset that the Johnson County Commission on Aging plans to publish an article critical of the state's plan to assume control of Medicare. Tough.
Stegall currently serves on the Kansas Court of Appeals. Gov. Sam Brownback appointed him to the state's highest court last month.
A military veteran with 32 years of public service experience is running as a Democrat to unseat Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. A.J. Kotich, a Topeka lawyer, was chief legal counsel for three Kansas state agencies under seven governors.
The state of Kansas was all set to start a prize-linked savings program that would help people save money rather than spend it on lotteries and gambling - then the governor reversed and turned to state-operated casinos. Large and growing numbers of American households don't save much.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback listens while his Democratic challenger Paul Davis answers a question during their first debate at the Kansas State Fair. Kansas has become such a reliably red state that when election years roll around, the result seems a foregone conclusion.
US President Barack Obama talks on the phone with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, September 10, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images "Your knowledge doesn't match your malice."
Gov. Sam Brownback and some Republican state senators say a man appointed by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis to a school efficiency task force should be removed because of comments he made in 2011 about school consolidation. Davis appointed John Vratil, a Republican who is a former vice president of the Kansas Senate, to the task force.
The GOP's political machine is kicking into overdrive to save a Senate seat in Kansas that's suddenly complicating its path to the majority. With polls showing Sen. Pat Roberts in serious trouble against independent Greg Orman, top Senate Republicans including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah are leaning on big-ticket donors to fill the long-time Kansas senator's campaign coffers.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:38 pm
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