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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Kansas revenue questions prompt Bank of KDOT debate

Kansas politicians and lobbyists sense the next six months of state revenue collections will serve as a telling forecast of whether state government leaders will move to dig more deeply into what is referred to by some as the Bank of KDOT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Washington Times

Analysis: Kansas gun suit recalls Brown aftermath

A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine espoused decades ago by opponents of racial equality.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Supreme Court

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

"Amelia Earhart," a historical portrayal of the legendary aviatrix by Leslie Goddard, will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive in Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, KS, Junction City, KS, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Atchison, KS, Emporia, KS

The Leaf-Chronicle

Brain-eating amoeba kills Kansas child

Brain tissue that has been attacked by naegleria fowleri, also called "the brain-eating amoeba," is shown under magnification.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Spring Hill, KS

WTVF Nashville

Retired teacher goes on trial in wife's cliff push

A retired Kansas schoolteacher accused of pushing his wife off a cliff in Maine is going on trial on attempted murder charges.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News

WIBW-TV Topeka

Santorum To Hold Two Rallies In Kansas

The former Republican Senator and Congressman from Pennsylvania will hold a rally at Kansas owned and operated Cars4Less in Olathe at 11:30 Monday morning.

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Related Topix: US News

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Rural Kansas students and others deserve a 21st Century education

Sen. Jerry Moran & Ajit Pai Guest Columnists As sons of rural Kansas, we are committed to ensuring that children who grow up in the Sunflower State receive the same educational opportunities as students anywhere in America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, Education Etc.

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Preserve the statea s water supply

Though it's only a discussion draft and doesn't include cost estimates, a Kansas "water vision" plan unveiled earlier this month is a valuable step toward preserving our state's water supply.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Wichita, KS, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Burdett Loomis: Ambition a gift to Kansas voters

In the summer of an even-numbered year, you can smell political ambition in the air.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Hays Daily News

Temperatures expected to dip by midweek

Salina area residents should be able to give their air conditioners a rest by midweek as lower temperatures are expected to hit Kansas with a glancing blow.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Capital-Journal

Kansas road contractors hopeful highway trust fund won't fall victim to gridlock

A construction crew works on top of an overpass Wednesday for US-24 highway near N.W. Menoken Road.

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KMAN-AM Manhattan

High School JROTC Cadets Complete Summer Leadership Challenge

Through the last week of June, Kansas Army National Guard soldiers motivated 280 high school Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets through a rigorous training event called the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge, also known as Camp Konza.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Education Etc.

The Capital-Journal

Brownback campaign using gun bill lawsuit to raise funds

Gov. Sam Brownback's campaign for re-election is raising funds off a federal lawsuit filed against a gun bill he signed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Guns

The Wichita Eagle

GOP candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner agree: Competition will bring better coverage

Five candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner are fighting for the Republican nomination, but they all agree: Get more insurance companies to come to Kansas and compete for business, and Kansans will get cheaper and fairer coverage.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Olathe, KS

OttawaHerald.com

Kansas Farm Bureau releases endorsements

Kansas farmers and ranchers who understand how elections help determine the success of agriculture and rural communities have offered endorsements of like-minded candidates for national and state office, the Kansas Farm Bureau said Friday in a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Agriculture, Science, Franklin County, KS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas high court finds for foster parents in adoption case

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday limited the number of court appeals that can be applied in a child-in-need-of-care custody case.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government

Sunherald.com

Kansas farm groups not backing Huelskamp

Kansas Farm Bureau and the Kansas Livestock Association refused Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate, Pat Roberts, John Boehner, Agriculture, Science

KTEN-TV Denison

Kansas records death from rare infection

A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before the attack and faced previous... A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

KAKE

Inmate convicted in Kansas murder dies in prison

A state prison inmate who was in prison for killing a 15-year-old Salina girl in 1984 has died.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kansas Government, State Prisons, Lansing Correctional Facility

Business Journal

Amtrak working to preserve existing Southwest Chief route through western Kansas

Leaders with Amtrak, Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the Kansas Department of Transportation are trying to make a stronger case for additional funding to cover the cost of maintaining a key stretch of track that runs between Newton and Albuquerque, N.M. The group made train stops in Topeka, Newton and Hutchinson, and was on the way to Dodge City ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dodge City, KS

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