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2 hrs ago |

KU program helps businesses survive changing owners, times

And that's exactly what was facilitated by the University of Kansas' RedTire program, which matches graduates from Kansas Regents institutions with business owners seeking a successor.


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6 hrs ago |

Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism

Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Sam Brownback after a six-year fight by lawmakers and parents for at least a limited mandate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

10 hrs ago | The Gazette

Prep signing day in the Pikes Peak region

High school athletes in the Colorado Springs area signed national letters of intent to continue playing careers in college Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


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11 hrs ago | The Hill

Sebelius allies doubt Senate run

Friends and former colleagues of Kathleen Sebelius say the odds are low that she will jump into the Kansas Senate race this summer.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

EXCHANGE: Mascoutah exhibit honors Civil War era

One hundred and fifty years after the Mascoutah area sent 464 men to fight in the Civil War, the Mascoutah Heritage Museum has opened an exhibit honoring them and the families, friends and neighbors they left behind.


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20 hrs ago | KHGI


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign legislation that will require health insurance plans to provide coverage for some services for children with autism, starting next year.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northeast News

NE Library celebrates India

Dance. Students of Anjali Tata-Hudson's dance studio warm-up before demostrating to the crowd several traditional Indian dances.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' morphs into stage version with conviction

Sometimes considered by many to be The Great American Novel, The Great Gatsby , by F. Scott Fitzgerald, comes to Theatre Lawrence stage, adapted from the novel by Simon Levy to open April 11, in Lawrence, KS for a limited engagement, as announced by the Theatre directors.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Pop/Rock, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Lawrence, KS

The Huffington Post

Westboro Baptists To Picket Kansas Shooting Victims' Funerals-- But...

The pain of the Kansas shootings that targeted innocents at Jewish community centers is still fresh, but that only serves as an invitation for the callous Westboro Baptist 'Church' to plan a picket of the victims' funerals .


USA Today

Bob Dole heading home to Kansas for visit

Former senator Bob Dole is returning to his home state of Kansas next week, with a three-day schedule that includes a speech and an open house at the politics institute named after him in Lawrence.


Related Topix: Kansas, Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mitt Romney

University of Kansas student has tuberculosis

The university says fewer than 50 other individuals who may have been exposed to the infected person have been contacted and will be tested for infections.


Salt Lake Tribune

University of Utah names new architecture dean

The University of Utah has named Keith Diaz Moore from the University of Kansas as the new dean of the College of Architecture and Planning.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

John Lee named to Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame

John Lee, Kansas City, Mo., was recognized with the honor at this weekend's Kansas Press Association convention in Manhattan.


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Business Journal

Senator, NIH director stress importance of biomedical research funding

Collins was on hand Monday at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas to help present Moran with a Champion of Science Award for his support of scientific research.


Oil and Gas Online

API Hires Kent Eckles To Direct The Kansas Petroleum Council

Washington a' The American Petroleum Institute today announced J. Kent Eckles as executive director of the Kansas Petroleum Council .


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Prairire Village Post

SM East grad receives prestigious Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship, will live in Korea

A 2010 SM East graduate is one of just four University of Kansas students to receive a Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the 2014-1015 school year.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News

The Capital-Journal

Results of state math and reading tests may not go public

Education officials say the results of this year's pilot state tests won't be used to draw inaccurate or unfair conclusions about schools.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Student journalists filling a local-news void

As daunting financial pressures force newspapers around the country to shut down or severely trim staff and budgets, a new model has emerged in many communities in which college journalism students increasingly make up for the lack of in-depth coverage by local papers.


Hays Daily News

2 journalists with Hays ties honored

Recipients of the state's highest newspaper honors were John Lee, former editor and publisher of The Hays Daily News during the 1970s and '80s, and the late Les Anderson, a graduate of Fort Hays State University.


Related Topix: Journalism, Hays, KS, Fort Hays State University, Kansas, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Papillion Times

Kelly: 3 former Nebraskans all take seats at the table of international diplomacy

Nebraska-native Kimberly Krhounek, political section chief at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, sits at the head of the table during a March 30 meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, over the crisis in Ukraine.


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