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  1. Kansasa best-known journalist died on Kansas Day in 1944Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Wichita Eagle

    William Allen White's study at his home in Emporia is filled with countless photographs and letters from some of his most famous friends. In the visitors center at Red Rocks - William Allen White's home in Emporia - there is a typewriter that children can play with.

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  2. Factories in the Kansas City Fed region still feeling pinch of oil, agriculture declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City said that regional manufacturers reported their activity fell again in January, although their expectations for the future remained solid and prices fell somewhat. Manufacturers in the region have been plagued by the sharp drop off in demand coming from the oil, gas and agriculture industries, as well as a drop in demand from foreign buyers caused by the rising value of the dollar.

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  3. College Matters KS helps students find, get into the university thata s best for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Jennifer Stark Fry gets quizzical looks when she tells people about her business, which helps high school students with the college selection and application process. "On the east and west coasts, it's quite common to have independent education consultants," said Fry, the owner of College Matters KS.

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  4. Food sales tax a point of shame for KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    When the Legislature decided the time was right in 2012 to eliminate and slash some taxes, the regressive 6.3 percent sales tax on food should have been the first thing to go. Yet in 2016 Kansans are paying 6.5 percent statewide sales tax for food purchases, plus local add-ons that push rates past Mississippi's 7 percent and even beyond 10 percent in some places to be the nation's highest food sales taxes.

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  5. Brownback proposes mentoring for Kansans on public assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback floated a plan to offer a mentoring program to people taking advantage of government anti-poverty programs Thursday when he touted a similar program for juvenile offenders. Brownback has toured the state this week to highlight community-based programs aimed at rehabilitating prisoners.

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  6. Weaker oil and gas activity, exports hurts regiona s manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Weak oil and gas activity and the stronger dollar's impact on exports pushed manufacturing in the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank district down moderately again in August. The bank's overall index was -9 in August, down from -7 in July and equal to -9 in June.

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  7. KUa s Beaty makes big impression in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas football coach David Beaty spoke to the Wichita Rotary Club on Monday afternoon at Botanica. He made his biggest impression just by showing up.

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  8. Proposed rule gives voters 90-day deadline to show proof of citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Voters will have to provide proof of citizenship within 90 days under a new regulation being pushed for by Secretary of State Kris Kobach. The state currently requires that Kansans provide proof of their U.S. citizenship, such as a birth certificate or passport, when they register to vote.

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  9. Prairie chicken revival fuels push by Kansas to end birda s threatened species statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The lesser prairie chicken population appears to be on the rebound a year after the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife placed the bird in threatened status. The news has reinvigorated opposition to the bird's status in Washington, D.C., where lawmakers from Kansas are leading efforts to revoke the bird's federal protections, which they say impose burdensome regulations and land-use restrictions on businesses and landowners.

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  10. Letters on GOP class warfare, state tax increases, Ex-Im BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In defending business tax exemptions, Sen. Ty Masterson, R-Andover, said that Democrats were engaging in "class warfare" . He also said that anyone who wanted to could start a business to take advantage of the tax exemption.

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  11. Gov. Brownback issues disaster declaration for 44 Kansas countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    As damage continues to mount from flooding in northeast, southeast and south-central Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday issued a disaster declaration covering 44 of the state's 105 counties. Brownback signed the declaration after meeting with National Guard Adjutant General Lee Tafanelli and issued a personal appeal to Kansans to be prepared, as low-lying areas are already flooding and the risk was expected to worsen from additional rainfall Friday.

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