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  1. Kansas Farm Bureau thankful for tax billRead the original story

    Friday | OttawaHerald.com

    The Kansas Farm Bureau thanks the U.S. Congress for passing the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, the bureau announced Wednesday.

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  2. State hosts gift collection for kids in foster careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Christmas can be a difficult time for foster children and the young adults who have aged out of the State's care. The Kansas Department for Children and Families is working with its foster care contractors, KVC and Saint Francis Community Services, to bring Christmas cheer to foster children and aged-out youth through a wide range of events this month.

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  3. KU big men get lesson from past before Jayhawks' game against LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas' 6-foot-10 big man has often used most of his energy to muscle up in the post, battling for a few extra inches inside. With seven days off between games, both Lucas and KU freshman Cliff Alexander were given a chance to refocus on their fundamentals this week.

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  4. Judge: teen defendant to be tried as juvenile in Topeka West conspiracy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    Brendan Steven Moore, an 18-year-old who is charged with plotting to shoot four adults at Topeka West High School, will be tried as a juvenile, a Shawnee County District Court Judge ruled Friday. At the time Moore was arrested in January, he was 17, which in Kansas makes him a juvenile; he had his 18th birthday in May. Following a nearly five-hour hearing in juvenile court, District Court Judge Joseph Johnson, who handles juvenile criminal law cases, denied a prosecution motion to try Moore in adult court.

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  5. Lower milk prices help drive demand for Hiland Dairy productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... The plant, which has 150 employees, takes in 14 tanker trucks of raw milk a day every day from dairy farms all over Kansas and beyond. Over the course of a month, the plant will process 2.5 million gallons of raw milk. The plant produces much of the ...

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  6. KUa s Cliff Alexander will make his first SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Freshman power forward Cliff Alexander will make the first start of his career on Saturday when No. 10 Kansas plays host to Lafayette at 2 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse.

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  7. Tim Bisel: Time to look back on another unforgettable sports yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    ... only sports can deliver. It was the prep version of Nigel King's tip-drill touchdown snag along the right sideline as Kansas bid for an upset against TCU a Or Kansas State senior Curry Sexton's twisting, leaping, one-handed grab in the end zone with ...

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  8. Royals tickets an incentive in Governor's Blood DriveRead the original story

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    As a special incentive in Monday's Governor's Blood Drive, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the State Capitol building , all donors will receive a pair of free tickets to a Kansas City Royals game sometime in April. Event organizers with the Community Blood Center said tickets will be distributed for random game dates, but would be mailed by mid-to-late March so that plans could be made to see the defending American League champion.

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  9. Brownback will not extend KPERS cut in budget proposalRead the original story

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    Shawn Sullivan, the state budget director, said the employer contribution cut made to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System in response to a massive revenue shortfall during the current fiscal year will not be part of the Republican governor's budget proposal for the next fiscal year, which begins in July. Gov. Sam Brownback will not propose continuing cuts to state worker retirement plans in his budget plan for the next two years, a top administration official told lawmakers Friday.

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  10. Bedbugs found on 2 more floors of Docking buildingRead the original story

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    ... no more than a handful of desks and that employees in that area had been sent home. Rebecca Proctor, director of the Kansas Organization of State Employees, said Wednesday that an employee had described to her a situation where bedbugs were crawling ...

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  11. Utah basketball: Utes aim to get back to winning against UNLVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... best." Utah might've played its best last time out, but only for a half. The Utes ceded an 18-point halftime lead to Kansas in Kansas City before rallying all the way back. In the end, late-game execution hamstrung the Utes, resulting in a 63-60 ...

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  12. Governor Appoints Susan Mosier to lead Kansas Department of Health and EnvironmentRead the original story

    Friday | The Kansas Department of Health and Environment

    TOPEKA, Kan. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the nomination of Dr. Susan Mosier as Secretary for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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  13. MSU Mankato star goes from walk-on to tackles leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    ... undefeated season and the school's first Division II championship game against Colorado State-Pueblo on Saturday in Kansas City. It's been a remarkable season for the No. 1-ranked Mavericks, who were briefly in the national spotlight when Hoffner ...

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  14. How Private Philanthropy Saved the Founders' HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | City Journal

    ... the arm!' This devoted South Carolinian wrote, remember, just a month before Congress introduced the pro-slavery Kansas-Nebraska Act, which repealed the Missouri Compromise, laid the groundwork for a transcontinental railroad (hence the talk of ...

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  15. Out & About hot tickets, Dec. 19-25Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Capital-Journal

    ... and vocalist Justin Fowler, vocalist Elvin Graves Jr., guitarist Bryan Schmutz and bassist Sean Walker. The Kansas Expocentre has added 21 public ice skating sessions in Landon Arena to coincide with the holiday break for area schools and ...

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  16. Editorial: Are you prepared for winter?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Mike Wilson was among those in Topeka cleaning up after 2 to 3 inches of snow fell on the capitol city. Wilson was cleaning up in front of 906 SW Kansas Ave. Thursday morning.

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  17. Kansas Ballet's 'Nutcracker' includes Ukraine guest starsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Anton Kandaurov, left, and Oksana Maslova, professional dancers from Ukraine, will dance the roles of the Nutcracker Prince and Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kansas Ballet Company's productions of "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th. A 40-piece orchestra and professional ballet stars from Ukraine will join a cadre of northeast Kansas dancers to perform the Kansas Ballet Company's second annual production of "The Nutcracker" this weekend at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

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  18. Dec. 2 test confirmed Docking had bedbug, emails showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Department of Revenue received notification at the beginning of the month a bedbug had been found in the Docking State Office Building, records show, as the state confirmed Friday bedbugs have now been found on at least three floors. Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said the insect had been dead for some time, however, which is why no action was taken.

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  19. Semitrailer overturns near HoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    Southbound US-75 highway was reduced to one lane north of Topeka for more than two hours Friday because of an overturned semitrailer, said Kimberly Qualls, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Transportation. The crash happened about 8:15 a.m. Friday, Qualls said.

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  20. At Home Living: Make your feathered friends want to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    ... discovered your hospitality it's your turn to learn who they are. A great resource for new "birders" is The Guide to Kansas Birds and Birding Hotspots, by Bob Gress and Pete Janzen. Bird identification is based on silhouettes, colors and birdcalls. ...

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