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  1. Sam Brownback surrenders: Social conservative warrior gives up fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Salon

    Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback had given up his fruitless fight against the Supreme Court decision overturning his state's ban on same-sex marriage. The conservative has dropped his resistance to state agencies accommodate same-sex couples reports KCUR's Peggy Loew .

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  2. Kansas guv signs religious freedom executive orderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback acceded on Tuesday to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage by recognizing gay nuptials in his state, but on the same day signed an executive order prohibiting adverse action against clergy and religious organizations for opposing same-sex unions. In a statement, Brownback said he signed the directive - Executive Order 15-05, "Preservation and Protection of Religious Freedom" - to uphold religious liberty in the aftermath of the court ruling.

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  3. Kansas governor's order shields clergy on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... from altering contracts, changing a group's tax-exempt status or denying grants, loans, licenses or accreditation. Kansas had banned same-sex marriage and refused to recognize such unions from other states. Brownback has been a vocal supporter of ...

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  4. Wichitan named to Wildlife, Parks and Tourism CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... he retired. Well, Williams, 62, retired from Boeing in December. Monday it was announced he's been appointed to the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission by Gov. Sam Brownback. "I thought maybe I could do some good for the outdoors people of ...

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    5 hrs ago | KMUW-FM Wichita

    ... throw the lockbox in a closet for about a week, and get ourselves down to the Cowley County Fairgrounds in Winfield, Kansas. What is a better expression of summer than outdoor entertainment? The Wichita Grand Opera is taking the stage at Bradley ...

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  6. Pawnee Rock firetruck nearing end of phase...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

    ... She presented slides detailing work being done to the recently acquired truck which the city traded with the Kansas Forest Service for an older, obsolete truck dating back to the 1950s. In June, the council approved an estimate from Aaron's Repair ...

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  7. It's officially better to be gay in Missouri than in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Pitch

    You may recall how, last year, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback rescinded an executive order issued by his predecessor, Kathleen Sebelius, that protected state employees from discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It was a pointless step backward for the state and a cheap attempt to score points with the ugliest edges of Brownback's conservative base.

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  8. Mortgage company plans to lay off 53 in Overland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ServiceLink may lay off as many as 53 employees from its Overland Park office, according to a recent Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice filed with the state of Kansas. The Pittsburgh-based title and mortgage servicing company opened its Overland Park office in 2012 .

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  9. McPherson man sentenced to life in prison in fatal robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A McPherson man on Monday received a life sentence for the death of another man during a robbery last fall. Clinton Bascue, 32, must serve at least 25 years in prison before he'll be eligible for parole, according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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  10. Gov. Sam Brownback issues executive order on religious liberty in wake of same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... state workers' same-sex spouses became eligible to be added to their health plans. Brownback said the order protects "Kansas clergy and religious organizations from being forced to participate in activities that violate their sincerely and deeply ...

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  11. At odds with the Kansas ChamberRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    The Manhattan-Area Chamber of Commerce made the right move in deciding not to renew its membership with the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.

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  12. The Container Stores reported a profit decline, announced new store openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... Store also updated its new store list. In May and June it opened stores in Tucson, Arizona and Overland Park, Kansas. Additional stores opening this fiscal year: a July 18th - Columbus, OH (Easton Gateway) Relocation a August 15th - Yonkers, NY ...

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  13. Police searching for missing Eureka manRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KAKE

    Swartz is 5'11" tall, 215 lbs, w/ blue eyes and brown/gray hair, last seen driving a blue 1996 Ford Thunderbird w/ Kansas plates 064GCZ. Swartz is also described as an avid fisherman and likes to fish the rural areas at low water crossings/bridges throughout Greenwood County.

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  14. Okafor scores 13 after signing contract with SixersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... at Kentucky. Noel ended up missing the 2013-14 season to rehabilitate after surgery. The Sixers drafted Embiid out of Kansas last summer shortly after he had surgery in his right foot. The center from Kansas has yet to even participate in ...

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  15. Free lunch for kids around the state of Kansas on July 8Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... children ages 1-18 (regardless of family income level) eat free at scores of lunch sites. The Wichita-based charity Kansas Health Foundation said in a news release that families are encouraged to share their experiences on social media with the ...

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  16. $1 Million Donation Leads To New Front Door To Washburn UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... "Janet and I decided to make this gift because Washburn is so important to us personally and to Topeka and northeast Kansas," Jerry McElroy said. "Washburn has been a big part of our lives since Janet and I were students in the late 1960s. By ...

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  17. Kansas Man Dies In Colorado Rafting AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Just after 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, emergency crews were sent Clear Creek for the report of a person in the water. That's in Clear Creek County located west of Denver, Colorado.

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  18. Kansas Concedes Defeat on Gay Marriage as Gov. Sam Brownback Signs 'Religious Freedom' LawRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Towleroad

    However, the state's Republican governor, Sam Brownback, also today signed a 'religious freedom' executive order that will prohibit the state government from taking action against an 'individual clergy', 'religious leader', or 'religious organization' that does not want to "participate" in same-sex marriages. More than a week after #SUPCO decision, Kansas Gov. Brownback OKs state agencies to give marriage benefits to same-sex partners.

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  19. New solar energy plan will broaden its appeal, affordability, professor saysRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | University of Kansas

    An Obama administration plan to help lower- and middle-income Americans gain access to solar energy would help introduce the renewable energy source to a segment of the population that typically can't afford installation costs or has little incentive to do so, a University of Kansas researcher said. Rachel Krause , assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs & Administration, said while a $500 million investment in solar power is no small thing, the initiative is most significant for targeting low-income homeowners and renters.

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  20. Pool D Battle of the Unbeaten When USA Faces SerbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kansas Jayhawks

    USA Statistics USA Roster Pool D Battle of the Unbeaten at Universiade Gwangju 2015 The USA National Team for the World University Games, consisting mainly of the Kansas men's basketball student-athletes and staff, will face Serbia in the two teams' fourth game of Pool D on Wednesday, July 8, at noon local time which is 10 p.m. on July 7 in Kansas, at Dongkang College Gymnasium. The USA-Serbia contest will be televised on ESPNU and the Watch ESPN app.

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