Attitudes and laws against pit bulls soften
For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog - the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.
The Kansas City Star
Video captures a weather reporter getting blasted by a snowplow
While legislatures debate whether to implement the Common Core State Standards. the beast that is troubling practitioners is the obligation to somehow test students, not on so much content as before but on the harder-to-measure ability to think.
Northeast Kansas happenings
Marble Crazy, featuring demonstrations of marble making, will be from noon to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7-8, at Moon Marble Company, 600 E. Front St. in Bonner Springs.
Allen Blasco talks this Saturday's Kansas Music Hall of Fame ceremonies
Founded in August of 2004 by Bill Lee, Meredith Gordon, and Allen Blasco, the Kansas Music Hall of Fame has been around only a short while.
Kansas City InfoZine
A Big Year for Kansas Birding
Pratt, KS - infoZine - The first annual Kansas Birding Big Year, which began last April, came to an end Dec. 31, 2013.
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas House Committee to hear debate on Common Core standards
The bill would declare Common Core standards for mathematics and English, adopted by the Kansas Board of Education in 2010, "null and void," and undo the standards' "force and effect."
Hays Daily News
Fighting the Core
With the number of bills, fiscal notes, supplemental notes, submitted testimony and background material circulating through the Kansas Statehouse each legislative session, one could appreciate the fact not every legislator reads everything about all potential changes in state law.
Kan. Common Core foe: Get feds out of education
An eastern Kansas Republican who is the main proponent of a House measure that would nullify Common Core reading and math standards in the state admits he hasn't read what's in them.