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  1. Kansas absconder arrested in casino heistRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  2. Bellagio Casino robbery suspect Scott Carmitchel 'blew money on...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Scott A. Carmitchel, who has been arrested on suspicion of stealing $43,500 from the Bellagio casino and using the money on prostitutes.

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  3. Will South Carolina Take the Yellow Brick Road?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Free Times

    How far is South Carolina from going down the same road as Kansas? According to MapQuest, more than 1,000 miles separate the two states.

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  4. Shawnee County Judge Schmidt to leave bench in Sept.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A special nominating committee will begin accepting applications for the soon-to-be-vacated position on the Shawnee County District Court bench when Judge Jean M. Schmidt retires on Sept.

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  5. Police ID suspect in Bellagio robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    Metro Police have identified the suspect arrested for robbing a Bellagio casino cashier as 34-year-old Scott Carmitchel of Kansas.

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  6. Metro Police identify suspect in Bellagio robberyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Scott Carmitchell is shown in a booking photo. Carmitchell has been violent and unwilling to cooperate while in custody, police said.

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  7. News Alert: Bellagio robbery suspect ID'd as convict from KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino has been identified as a 34-year-old Kansas man with a criminal record who skipped out on his parole in May. The Clark County Detention Center's website identified him Tuesday as Scott A. Carmitchel after he made an initial court appearance and his bail was set at $84,000.

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  8. You can count on HobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Great Bend Tribune

    Dear Editor, It is a shameful reality that many candidates for public office campaign as conservatives to get the conservative vote from Kansans.

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  9. States make moves to regulate digital currencies like Bitcoin, Pew reportsRead the original story

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    David's Antiques in the French Quarter, which accepts the BItcoin digital currency as a payment method for its customers, also sells souvenir Bitcoin doubloons, money clips, cufflinks and lapel pins.

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  10. County to help Ellinwood with ditch cleaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Great Bend Tribune

    Tribune donates to Vets memorial Money to help honor those who might not otherwise be recognized BY DALE HOGG dhogg@gbtribune.com Every veteran with ties to Barton County should have a chance to be honored on the Golden Belt Veterans Memorial, Great Bend Tribune Publisher Mary Hoisington told the Barton County Commission Monday morning.

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  11. A look at Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's economic claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Annual Financial Report, or CAFR, actually shows an all-funds ending balance of $163.4 million in Kansas government as of June 30, 2010. Claim: "We ended two fiscal years later, thanks to the great legislature we've got, nearly half a billion ...

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  12. Davis, Brownback muddle debate about K-12 staffing trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Major party frontrunners Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and Democratic Rep. Paul Davis have chosen to spin the numbers to depict a politician's support or neglect of K-12 education.

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  13. 17 reported incidents at Kansas prisons so far this summerRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Missourian

    More than dozen attacks on guards at Kansas prisons have been reported this summer, including a recent fight in which an inmate used a chair against two guards, leaving one of the guards with a concussion, according to a state employees union.

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  14. Republican candidates face off in primary race for register of deeds officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Incumbent Becky Nioce says she has proved in a little more than a year as Shawnee County's register of deeds that she is trustworthy and dependable, and has the experience to run the office well.

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  15. Brothers who forced five friends to have sex with each other before shooting them...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Free Republic

    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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  16. Union Says Inmate Attacks On Guards Are Rising In KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Rebecca Proctor, Executive Director of the Kansas Organization of State Employees, says there have been 17 inmate-on-staff batteries since June.

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  17. Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | SFGate

    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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  18. Kansas Governor Takes Credit For Wind Energy Then Suggests Phasing Out SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | ThinkProgress

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard during an impromptu meeting with reporters on Wednesday morning.

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  19. Loudermilk Wins, Wolf SurgesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Free Republic

    We were proud to endorse Barry in the primary and we're thankful to all of you who helped SCF support his campaign.

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  20. In final stretch, Roberts seems at home in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Hill

    The third-term senator has been dogged by questions about where he really lives, but it appears that he is enough of a local to keep his seat in Congress.

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