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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Wichita, KS, Geology, Science

3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Governor Signs Technical Abortion Changes

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers.

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

4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Former state legislator dies in plane crash near Hillsboro

Former Rep. Donald Dahl, R-Hillsboro, died Friday when a plane he was flying crashed near Hillsboro in Marion County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, KS, Marion County, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

8 hrs ago | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Brownback vetoes one bill, signs 16 into law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on April 11 vetoed Senate Bill 99 to promote continued transparency in government.

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

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, Sam Brownback, University of Kansas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback Signs Bill Increasing Court Funding | Supreme Court Objects

The Kansas Supreme Court blasted the latest funding bill for the state court system passing into law.

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

Hays Daily News

Brownback coming to Hays for ceremonial signing

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will fly into Hays on Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of a new law designating two state fossils.

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National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

KATV Little Rock

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Shonda Werry: Sign health care compact

The Eagle editorial board called on senior citizens to "rise up and demand that Gov. Sam Brownback veto" the health care compact .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, Sam Brownback, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

If our fine Legislature wants Kansas to be like Texas, it should pack up and move.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Jan Brewer, Opinion

The Bulletin

Governor talks higher ed funding at Emporia State

Governor Sam Brownback speaks to faculty and staff members of Emporia State about the increased funding for higher education.

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Related Topix: Sam Brownback, Republican, US Politics, Wichita, KS

The Bulletin

Goodbye Education

Why would a state who is host to one of the best teacher's colleges in the nation even consider creating a bill that strips teachers of their rights? It seems that our great and wise state of Kansas is in the news more often than not.

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KMBC-TV

Interfaith service to honor shooting victims

An interfaith service Thursday will honor victims of shootings at Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kan., on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

ABC News

AG Holder to Speak at Ceremony for Kansas Victims

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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The Wichita Eagle

Few answers on why earthquakes are shaking Kansas

Comments may be sent to Kansas Corporation Commission, Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, 1500 S.W. Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604, or sent by e-mail to public.affairs@kcc.ks.gov or by calling 800-662-0027.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Protection, KS, Topeka, KS, Geology, Science

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: WSUa s ambition vision

Wichita State University president John Bardo's ambitious vision of an urban institution on the leading edge of high-tech job creation and business innovation is coming into focus, having just gained impressive support from NetApp and the Kansas Legislature.

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the way the state has gone about complying with that decision leaves some educators feeling that they ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Brownback orders flags at half-staff for Overland Park shooting victims

Gov. Sam Brownback ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday and Friday in Kansas to honor the victims of Sunday's shootings in Overland Park.

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SFGate

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback adjusts 8-year-old Brad Eckart's tie... Photo-photo.5405880

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback adjusts 8-year-old Brad Eckart's tie before taking a group photo with parents of children with autism who supported a new law requiring limited health insurance coverage for treatment, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Overland Park.

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