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  1. Man sentenced in Kansas for stealing Texas man's identityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    This undated file photo provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections shows convicted child sex offender Fernando Neave-Ceniceros, of Grand Prairie, Texas. At a federal courthouse in Kansas on Monday, July 25, 2016, Neave-Ceniceros was sentenced to a year and a day for misusing a Social Security number.

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  2. Escaped inmate captured after man holds him at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hastings Tribune

    Local news media reports the Coffee County Sheriff's Office say 35-year-old Jeffrey Scott was a fugitive from an Alabama Department of Corrections work release facility.

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  3. Federal judge to monitor Kansasa actions on gay marriage for 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    A federal judge told Kansas on Friday that for three more years he will monitor its compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision legalizing gay marriage across the nation. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued a permanent order barring the state from treating same-sex couples differently than opposite-sex couples in allowing them to marry or extending "other rights, protections, obligations or benefits of marriage" to them.

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  4. Kansas inmate lives out last days at home due to lawRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Washington Times

    Anita Moore, of Hutchinson, lay in a hospital bed July 4 surrounded by family, including young grandchildren she had just met for the first time. Doctors had told her she had less than a month to live.

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  5. ServingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Hastings Tribune

    Politics is a passion of mine. I have studied it since I was in the fifth grade.

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  6. Prosecutor charges man in Kansas police officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WKOW-TV

    A suspect in a drive-by shooting fatally shot Melton on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, as the officer was ... By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds... By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous.

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  7. Pickets, but no deal, in Atlantic City casino strikeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 20-year-old man was charged Thursday with capital murder in the death of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who was fatally shot while investigating a drive-by shooting, Wyandotte County District Attorney... A 20-year-old man was charged Thursday with capital murder in the death of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who was fatally shot while investigating a drive-by shooting, Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome... A 25-ton, bronze sphere ripped open by the collapsing World Trade Center is returning to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site. A 25-ton, bronze sphere ripped open by the collapsing World Trade Center is returning to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site.

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  8. Truck attacker in Nice had accomplices, planned for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sig... By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds... By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous.

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  9. Bruce, Berger race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Missing yard signs and advertising mailers that show photos of opponents looking goofy or ominous are indicators the 34th State Senate race is heating up.

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  10. Louisiana residents hit limit on solar energy tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Hastings Tribune

    Louisiana's Department of Revenue says homeowners have applied for more solar energy tax credits this year than the three-year program can cover.

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  11. Making an impressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Great Bend Tribune

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of stories on the League of Women Voters of Great Bend Public Forum Tuesday night at the Crest Theater in Great Bend.

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  12. Compassionate release: A law allowed an inmate with cancer to spend last days with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Anita Moore feeds her grandson, 2-month-old Markus Green, on July 4, 2016, in Topeka, while her son, Shawn Green, and granddaughter, 3-year-old Jazlyn Blaizer, lean in.

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  13. Top Kansas official sued over rule that keeps registered voters out of state racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | UPI

    The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and three Kansans on Tuesday filed suit against a top state official, over a system they argue muddles the ballot process and prevents rightful voters from participating in all races. The lawsuit, Brown v.

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  14. Compassionate release: Law lets prisoners out early due to terminal medical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Anita Moore feeds her grandson, 2-month-old Markus Green, on July 4, 2016, in Topeka, while her son, Shawn Green, and granddaughter, 3-year-old Jazlyn Blaizer, lean in.

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  15. ACLU files suit against Kobach over dual voting systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Kris Kobach, contending that a dual voting system established by his office last week violates a previous court ruling. A state panel approved a temporary rule last week to allow 17,000 Kansans, who registered to vote at DMV offices without providing proof of citizenship, to vote in federal elections this August and November under the federal motor-voter law.

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  16. Efficiency study still bogged downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | OttawaHerald.com

    An efficiency study of state government spurred changes that lawmakers say will save nearly $100 million over the next year, though some of the report's most controversial ideas haven't advanced.

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  17. Kansas leadership neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    I love politics despite its flaws and idiosyncrasies. But the past few decades have marked changes that worry me, and clearly worry the voting public.

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  18. Lawmakers say probe of government led to savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Capital-Journal

    An efficiency study of state government spurred changes that lawmakers say will save nearly $100 million over the next year, though some of the report's most controversial ideas haven't advanced. Six months and a full legislative session after the report's release, lawmakers haven't adopted proposed changes to employee health insurance and school district spending that caused the most concern among skeptics when the report was released in January.

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  19. East Idaho detention center to house Montana youth offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Hastings Tribune

    Female youth offenders from Montana are now being housed in an eastern Idaho detention center as part of a cross-state contract.

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  20. Thousands in country illegally seek Delaware driving cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Hastings Tribune

    The News Journal of Wilmington reports that the number comes despite predictions few would sign up because of a fingerprinting requirement.

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