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  1. Small Kansas Church Sues County Over Zoning DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A small southeastern Kansas congregation has sued Crawford County in a zoning dispute over church property that challenges the constitutionality of its zoning laws. Liberty Baptist Church filed its lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Kansas claiming land use regulations violate the First Amendment and federal law.

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  2. Commission approves CKCC budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

    In what amounts to an approval of the Central Kansas Community Correction's 2016 budget, the Barton County Commission Monday morning OKed the agency's fiscal year 2016 Comprehensive Plan.

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  3. Wheat futures hit five-year low. Coffee prices tumble tooRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

    ... potential" for wheat futures to recover, given the record net short position that hedge funds have in Chicago (and Kansas City) futures and options contracts, as Commerzbank pointed out. Not with rains refreshing central and southern US Plains ...

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  4. Kansas faces criticism for cost of sex offender programRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    By NICHOLAS CLAYTON Associated Press LARNED, Kan. - Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety concerns.

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  5. Kansas governor to re-enact signing of anti-abortion measureRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KHGI

    Gov. Sam Brownback plans to have four ceremonies across Kansas to re-enact his signing of the nation's first ban on a procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus. The Republican governor's events Tuesday are at a Catholic church education building in Lenexa and Catholic high schools in Pittsburg, Wichita and Hays.

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  6. Latest on Boston trial: Mother of Tamerlan's widow testifiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KAUZ

    Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to... Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public... Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.

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  7. Area powerlifters compete in SalinaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

    Art Keffer, Brett Wondra, Tom Beckwith and Ron Ekis competed at the 2015 Kansas State Powerlifting Championships, which were held in Salina, Kansas in March.

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  8. Kansas oil production rose in 2014, gas droppedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Geological Survey released production numbers for 2014 on Monday. Kansas produced 49,521,056 barrels of oil in 2014, which was about 2.7 million more than it produced in 2013, or about a 5.7 percent increase.

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  9. Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campusesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... its search for four people missing after a deadly weekend storm killed two people and played havoc with a yearly... Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment ...

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  10. Wichita's Carnegie Library celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... a chance to tour it. In its heyday, the library was one of nearly five dozen Carnegie-funded libraries built in Kansas. Of that number, less than half remain today. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. "The ...

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  11. Survey: Kansans evenly divided on same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Kansans are almost evenly divided on the idea of same-sex marriage, but strongly favor workplace protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals, according to a survey released Monday by Fort Hays State University. The survey conducted by the school's Docking Institute of Public Affairs contacted 877 respondents who voted in the last general election by landlines or cell phones from Jan 21 through Feb. 5. Of those surveyed, 49 percent expressed strong or some level of support for same-sex marriage while 47 percent were opposed, the survey reported.

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  12. These Wichita businesses are among the state's top-selling lottery retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... generated from lottery sales support economic development and various programs. Some lottery money goes to benefit Kansas military veterans, while other portions go toward a problem gambling fund. The Kansas Lottery says $1.5 billion has been ...

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  13. Oklahoma woman appeals convictions for Topeka cold-case slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... mean Chandler would have to serve 100 years before appearing in front of a parole board. Chandler is asking the Kansas Supreme Court to vacate her convictions, grant her a new trial, or send the convictions back to Shawnee County District Court so ...

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  14. Former Kansas Gov. Carlin launches website to share opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Former two-term Kansas Gov. John Carlin has started a website and blog to share his thoughts about state government. Carlin, now 74, wrote in his blog that he has the time to think without worrying about getting re-elected or paying a staff.

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  15. 89-year-old former Kansas player scores in alumni scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    An 89-year-old former University of Kansas football player has gained fresh fame after making a touchdown run during an alumni scrimmage. Bryan Sperry was all grins Saturday as he jogged toward the Memorial Stadium end zone during the scrimmage before Kansas' annual spring football game, The Kansas City Star reported.

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  16. At age 89, former KU football player Bryan Sperry scores TD in alumni scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Bryan Sperry was standing on the Kansas sideline, an 89-year-old man with stories of fighting for his country and coming home to play college football. Sperry was 17 years old when he first left home to play football at Kansas State.

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  17. Kansas QB Michael Cummings to have knee surgery after spring-game injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... part of an open quarterback competition that also featured juniors Montell Cozart and T.J. Millweard. This summer, Kansas will also add true freshman quarterbacks Ryan Willis, a Bishop Miege graduate, and Carter Stanley of Vero Beach, Ga. "I'm ...

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  18. The Kansas revenue problem in perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    If we take the budgetary advice of a former Kansas state budget official, we need to be ready to accept the economic stagnation that accompanied his boss's tenure. Writing in his blog, former Kansas budget director Duane Goossen offers his advice for fixing the Kansas budget: "The state has a revenue problem that will not fix itself.

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  19. KU football coach David Beaty says QB Michael Cummings needs surgery after knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas senior quarterback Michael Cummings will need surgery after suffering a left knee injury on Saturday during the spring game at Memorial Stadium, KU football coach Deavid Beaty said Monday in a news release. "Following his surgery he will work diligently, alongside our medical staff, to get back to the field as quickly as possible," first-year coach Beaty said.

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  20. Capitol Update: There are 'no tax proposals that will allow for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    To keep our readers better informed about the state government actions that impact our communities, we feature an update columns each Monday from one of northeast Johnson County's elected officials: Rep. Barbara Bollier, Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Jarrod Ousley, Rep. Melissa Rooker and Sen. Kay Wolf. Rep. Clayton submits this week's update: This week, the Kansas Legislature will convene for Veto Session, after a break of a little over three weeks.

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