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  1. a 10:04a is an artful look at Ben LernerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    It is a rare skill, crafting prose that reads like stream of consciousness, and Ben Lerner has it. He's as smooth as W.G. Sebald, witnessing the world go by, detouring into elegant loops of memory and self-doubt, then returning, effortlessly.


  2. Brownback fills vacant northeast Kansas judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a veteran Topeka attorney to a seat on the district court that considers challenges to state laws and agency actions. Watson is an attorney in private practice who received her law degree from Washburn University in Topeka in 1994.


  3. Outside groups pouring millions into Kansas U.S. Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    Outside groups continue to pour millions into the Kansas U.S. Senate race - spending that will mean even more political ads on your TV screen. The vast majority of the fall spending is targeted to help incumbent GOP Sen. Pat Roberts, who remains in a razor-close race with independent Greg Orman.


  4. Asked to say something nice, Greg Orman and Pat Roberts respond in Wichita debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Wichita Eagle

    Pat Roberts and Greg Orman debated politics and policy for an hour Wednesday night, but political experts say the defining moment may have been the final question when they were asked to say something nice about each other - and Roberts didn't. Orman, who went first, complimented Roberts on his public service and background as a Marine.


  5. Pat Roberts and Greg Orman to meet in high-stakes TV debate in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sen. Pat Roberts and challenger Greg Orman will square off in debate Wednesday evening in front of what is likely to be their largest audience of the campaign season. Roberts, the Republican and longtime incumbent, will face Orman, an independent and political newcomer, on KSN-TV Wichita and its statewide network of NBC-affiliated stations.


  6. Simon Property spin-off could prove helpful for Towne West mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    Search the term "enclosed malls" on Google and two-thirds of the first page of results are links to stories and columns that speculate about the demise of the traditional indoor shopping center, which turned 62 this year. But industry officials said a lot of the stories are "overblown" and focus on the "bottom 10 percent" of enclosed malls.


  7. Wichita, Topeka, Kansas City in elevated tornado risk zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center has projected a 5 percent chance of tornadoes for a large segment of eastern Kansas and a sliver of western Missouri that includes Wichita, Kansas City and Topeka. That may not sound like much, but weather officials are still urging residents to pay attention to conditions later today and seek shelter if severe weather threatens.


  8. 2 Kansas schools get grants for job trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Wichita Eagle

    Two Kansas colleges will receive federal grants to develop programs to help train students in job skills needed for new technology. Federal officials announced Monday that Washburn University in Topeka will receive $12 million and Johnson County Community College will get nearly $2.5 million as part of a federal program.


  9. Orel v. Kansas Democratic party lawsuit could scramble Senate race againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Wichita Eagle

    A key contest in the fight for control of the Senate could turn on the outcome of an arcane legal argument Monday over whether Democrats must field a candidate against struggling Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. The case before a Topeka court centers on whether a state election law requires Democrats to pick a new candidate after ex-nominee Chad Taylor withdrew earlier this month.


  10. Wall of Faces project seeks photos of Kansas service members killed in Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Wichita Eagle

    The goal is to display more than 58,300 photos of U.S. service personnel killed in the Vietnam War. In turn, those photos will be displayed in a Wall of Faces exhibit at a new education center that has been built at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. There were 627 Kansas servicemen killed in the war, and the Kansas Press Association is trying to locate photos for all of them.


  11. Fundraiser for Davis in justicea s backyard looked badRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Republican Party's condemnation of a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis held Tuesday in Topeka misstated some facts but showed the problem with such a gathering. Partisan politicking by judges is routine in places such as Sedgwick County, which elects members of its district bench.


  12. Machinists union District 70 in multiple rounds of labor talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    It's a hectic time for the Machinists union District 70, which is in the midst of negotiating several labor contracts simultaneously. The union is currently holding talks with Textron Aviation, Sherwin Williams in Andover, Tyson Fresh Meats in Holcomb, L3 at Forbes Field in Topeka, and Training Rehabilitation and Development Institute, or TRDI, and CAE, both at McConnell Air Force Base.


  13. Sedgwick Countya s average wage jumps 5.1 percent in a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The average wage in Sedgwick County rose 5.1 percent in the first quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average wage in the county was $909 a week.


  14. PHOTOS: Cedar Crest mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A carved stone above the entrance to 'Cedar Crest' greets visitors. 'Cedar Crest', the Kansas Governor's residence in Topeka, is like new inside and out after millions of dollars have been spent to restore the aging home over the past several years.


  15. Public hearing set on Kansasa proposed gun signageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A public hearing will be held this week in Topeka on gun signage that has been proposed to be placed on buildings in wake of the new gun laws that took effect July 1. The hearing will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the second floor auditorium of Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave. The signage may be used to restrict carrying firearms - open, concealed or both - into buildings, according to a news release issued by Attorney General Derek Schmidt. State law requires a 60-day comment period and public hearing before the sign regulations can become permanent.


  16. Ad Astra: Kansas elections that changed historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Missouri "border ruffians" invaded the territory to cast ballots in favor of a pro-slavery legislature and to intimidate abolitionist voters. In her book "Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era," Nicole Etcheson writes that "Missouri River ferries carried eight hundred men a day, for three days prior to the election across the river.


  17. Services this weekend for slain Topeka officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Topeka law enforcement officer will be laid to rest Saturday, nearly a week after he was killed during a car stop. Cpl. Jason Harwood was to lie in state from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday in Exhibition Hall at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka ahead of his funeral Saturday morning.


  18. Prosecutors to seek death penalty in slaying of Topeka police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a Topeka police officer. Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor announced Wednesday that he had filed the charge against Ross Preston Lane, who was being held without bond.


  19. 2 men arrested in death of Topeka police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Topeka Police Department is mourning the loss of another officer killed in the line of duty, less than two years after two of its police officers were fatally wounded in a supermarket parking lot. Police Cpl.


  20. Suspect apprehended in shooting of Topeka police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Preston Lane Ross was identified in a Twitter post by the Topeka Police Department, which also said he was taken into custody. Topeka police said the officer was in full uniform and was on duty when he stopped a vehicle late Sunday afternoon.


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