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1 hr ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Governor Brownback Signs Legislation Nullifying Local Regulation Of Guns

Governor Sam Brownback has signed legislation nullifying city and county gun restrictions and ensuring that it's legal across the state to openly carry firearms.

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3 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill nullifying local gun laws in Kansas

Gov. Sam Brownback announced Wednesday that he signed a bill late Tuesday preventing local officials from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.

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5 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Governor, lawmakers good with guns - with exception

The Kansas Legislature sent Gov. Sam Brownback a bill containing our state legislators' decree that they, and they alone, shall establish the gun ordinances that shall be the law of the land.

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9 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

George Clooney blows up in Vegas over Obama insults

APRIL 27: Actor George Clooney and Sen. Barack Obama listen to a question at The National Press Club Newsmaker's Program April 27, 2006 in Washington, DC.

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13 hrs ago | Washington Times

Kansas joining compact against federal health law

Kansas is joining a proposed compact with other states that hope to exempt themselves from the federal health care overhaul, and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday rejected criticism that the move will jeopardize seniors' benefits.

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18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Once again The Eagle has printed several pages of delinquent property taxes. Many go back to 2009.

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22 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Lawmakers ponder modest pay raise for state workers

Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers modest salary increases but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses, and a union official said Tuesday that the combination could lower the pay of many employees.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KAKE

Hunters bound by love of outdoors, kidney donation

Two hunters brought together by a love of the outdoors formed a friendship leading one to donate a kidney to the other.

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The Washington Post

Bob Dole is back in Kansas, running for nothing, but running hard

Former senator Bob Dole , center, takes questions while seated between Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Rep. Kevin Yoder during a visit to the Johnson County Republican Headquarters in Overland Park, Kan.

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The Kansas City Star

Death penalty sought in Kansas quadruple murder case

Prosecutors filed notice Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the shotgun killings of four people in Franklin County, Kan., last year.

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The Washington Post

Bob Dole is back in Kansas, running for nothing, but running hard

Former senator Bob Dole , center, takes questions while seated between Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Rep. Kevin Yoder during a visit to the Johnson County Republican Headquarters in Overland Park, Kan.

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The Kansas City Star

Overuse draining Ogallala Aquifer

In his book "The Great Plains," the historian Walter Prescott Webb explained how the pioneers, who'd migrated from wet, hilly, forested places, adapted to the dry, flat, treeless realities of the plains.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Hunters bound by love of outdoors, kidney donation

The two met with Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday to talk about their friendship, love of the outdoors and need for more people willing to be organ donors.

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The Kansas City Star

Death penalty sought in Kansas quadruple murder case

Prosecutors filed notice Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the shotgun killings of four people in Franklin County, Kan., last year.

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Sunherald.com

Cowley College to reinstate soccer program

The college's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday night to continue the programs, as well as retaining the two head coaches.

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ThinkProgress

Kansas School Funding Bill Gives More To Some Students By Taking From Others

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill on Monday that restores $129 million in education funding to low-income districts that the state had illegally shortchanged for years, according to the Kansas Supreme Court .

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WIBW-TV Topeka

National Donor Month: Chance Meeting Leads To Gift Of Life

A chance meeting six years gave a new lease on life to a Nicodemus man - literally.

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OttawaHerald.com

Autism insurance bill, dozens more get Brownback's OK

While many Kansans argue the federal government can't mandate health coverage, the governor approved a new state law this week requiring specific Kansans to have health insurance.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Bad bill now bad law

Gov. Sam Brownback predictably signed the school-finance bill on Monday afternoon, focusing on its virtues instead of acknowledging that its flaws justified a veto – and another try during the Legislature's wrap-up session.

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The Kansas City Star

Vigil for two KC shooting victims includes call to end the 'no-snitch' rule

Police Chief Darryl Forté tweeted shortly after 8 p.m. that the discovery was made in the 6000 block of Northwest Prairie View Road.

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