Kansas Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Kansas Senate says yes to 'bring your own bottle' billRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The Senate on Thursday approved an alcohol bill allowing "bring your own bottle" for businesses, after it was watered down to address Wichita concerns it would open the way for after-hours clubs. The measure, HB 2223 , also would allow drinking in the state Capitol building during official functions and during catered events on other public property.

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  2. Liquor SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Kansas Senate has approved a measure that would allow alcohol at state events at the Capitol and adjusts a number of liquor permit processes. Republican Rep. Vicki Schmidt of Topeka said she opposed the bill, which was approved Thursday on a 30-6 vote, because it vaguely defined when alcohol would be permitted in the Capitol.

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  3. Park City company plans to add 30 new jobsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Ark Valley News

    ... the Park City Convention and Tourism Bureau: 1. Alefs Harley Davidson's 10th birthday event, July 18 - $5,000. 2. The Kansas Pavilions for an alpaca/llama show, Oct. 22-25 - $6,500. 3. Funding for the Kansas Pavilions' 2015 budget - $14,800. 4. A ...

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  4. Fitness in middle age linked to healthier brain in later yearsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... cause and effect in the study, said Dr. Jeff Burns, director of the Alzheimer and Memory Clinic at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. "A challenging question that is hard to get to the root of is whether exercise makes us ...

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  5. Rural counties offer better income mobility, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Children who grew up poor in many rural counties in Kansas have a better chance of moving into the middle class than those who grew up in urban areas such as Wichita, a new study shows. The study found that children who grew up in Sedgwick County will make an average of $6,140 less per year by the time they are 26 than a child who grew up in Kingman County.

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  6. Kansas Aviation Museum names new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    He was most recently executive of Spaceport Sheyboygan in Sheboygan, Wis., but is known locally for the more than 10 years he spent in a variety of roles at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson.

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  7. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Joins McCarthy Mortenson Nbaf a...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Team members from McCarthy Mortensen NBAF A Joint Venture broke ground yesterday on the final and largest phase of the $835 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility . The construction team was joined by representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state of Kansas, Kansas State University, and the community of Manhattan, Kan.

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  8. Murphysboro man accused of delivering pizzas drunk sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... A review of the defendant's criminal record indicated that he had four prior convictions for DUI out of Michigan and Kansas. On January 23, 2015, the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office charged the Dennany with the charge. The man remained out ...

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  9. Butch Morrow 1949 - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

    Butch Morrow, 65, of Fort Dodge died May 26, at the Kansas Soldiers' Home Hospital in Fort Dodge.

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  10. House rejects effort to begin tax negotiations with SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... offered up few new details on what he wants to see in a plan, repeating as he often has that he wants to see Kansas move away from income taxes and toward consumption taxes, such as the sales tax. The Republican governor did say it is time for ...

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  11. Roswell Named Finalist For National Parks AwardRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Grand Plaque Award honors this year: city of Allen Parks and Recreation in Texas; Lawrence Parks and Recreation in Kansas; and St. George Leisure Services Department in Utah. This year's finalists will compete for Grand Plaque Award honors this ...

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  12. Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill to comply with pending federal emissions overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Gov. Sam Brownback surrounded himself with Republican legislators and business lobbyists Thursday to sign a bill guiding development of a plan to comply with federal mandates to reduce carbon emissions at power plants. Refusal by the state to submit a detailed strategy for slashing carbon dioxide pollution at coal-fired plants would result in imposition of a plan on Kansas by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  13. Captured: RCPD officers arrest man they say left scene of injury accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... involving personal injury, possession of marijuana, driving with license cancelled, suspended, or revoked, and no Kansas drug tax stamp. His bond was set at $30,000. Shortly after 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, Riley County police officers and emergency ...

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  14. SM East and SM North track and field athletes to compete in state meetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    The Kansas 6A Track and Field Meet gets under way early Friday morning, and northeast Johnson County will be well represented by a number of SM East and SM North students, who qualified to compete against the best athletes in the state by finishing among the top four in the events at regional competition last weekend.

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  15. Train hits semitrailer in Clark Co.; Alex...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

    ... truck driver, 30-year-old Joshua L. Coleman from Alexander, was able to get out of the vehicle and was not injured. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred at 8:54 p.m. at a railroad crossing west of the U.S. 54/U.S. 283 Junction, near ...

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  16. NCAA giant Walter Byers dies at Emmett home at age 93Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization that oversees college athletics, has died. He was 93. Byers died Tuesday at his home in Emmett, Kansas, when a urinary tract infection spread into his bloodstream, son Fritz said Wednesday.

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  17. Newton commits additional funding to Amtrak's Southwest ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... and Albuquerque, N.M. That is the line that Amtrak's Southwest Chief runs on. The Southwest Chief runs south from Kansas City to Newton, then west through western Kansas to La Junta, Co., and Raton, N.M., before proceeding to Los Angeles. Track ...

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  18. Spots remain for The Eaglea s Kids Fishing ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... a location that's really going to surprise a lot of people. I'm also looking forward to an article on what's probably Kansas' only full-service resort on a federal reservoir. I'm also hoping to get a story on the great fishing a father and his two ...

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  19. Why lawmakers should leave EITC aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Some in the Legislature are targeting the earned income tax credit for reduction or elimination - and for the $50 million it costs the state a year. That seems foolish and risky, given that the $50 million counts as part of the match qualifying Kansas for federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funding of about $102 million a year.

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  20. PHOTOS: Ground-breaking ceremony for Manhattan biolabRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... groundbreaking of the NBAF in Manhattan. Wefald was president of the university when the idea of bringing the NBAF to Kansas was hatched. (May 27, 2015) Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack makes comments during the groundbreaking of the NBAF in ...

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