Kansas Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Editorial: Nonpartisan redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    ... the good old days of lawmaking. On another ruling on the side of democracy, the Supreme Court rejected an attempt by Kansas and Arizona to require people using a federal voter registration form to provide proof of citizenship. States can't force the ...

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  2. Author, artist collaborate for book of poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    ... College, moved from Michigan to Lawrence in 2008 so his wife could finish her graduate degree at The University of Kansas. For the past 10 years, he has been a stay-at-home dad taking care of their two children. "I started writing this book shortly ...

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  3. Softball: Cordova prepping for Legacy season with Colorado StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    ... two outs and the bases loaded with her Colorado Stars team down by two runs in their last at-bat against the Olathe (Kansas) Rockets on Thursday afternoon. After fouling off a good pitch on a 1-0 count, Cordova got fooled by Rockets pitcher Courtney ...

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  4. OSHA investigating Kansas oil field deathRead the original story

    Thursday | KHGI

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a release late Thursday the agency's Wichita office will investigate the June 30 death of the worker, whose name was not released. OSHA says the worker was an employee of Klima Well Service Inc., an oil field pumping unit service, and was working at well site near Great Bend on June 30 when he was found unresponsive on a hot day.

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  5. Meal program may have cost classroom dollars for USD 501Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    ... shouldn't be viewed as a complete and direct result of the meals program. Last school year, USD 501 led the charge in Kansas in testing out a new federal program that allows some high-need, low-income schools to feed all children at no cost to their ...

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  6. More than 12,000 shells to explode in Spirit of Kansas fireworks showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    During the Spirit of Kansas festival vendors will sell arts, crafts, food and beverages from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday in a shaded area just north of the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival behind Reynolds Lodge, 3315 S.E. Tinman Circle, on the east shore of Lake Shawnee. Thousands look on as fireworks explode over Lake Shawnee at the annual Spirit of Kansas pyrotechnic show, which this year will begin at 10 p.m. Saturday.

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  7. Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival features four national actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    Memphis, Tenn., vocalist and harmonica player Brandon Santini, whose touring band includes Seaman High School graduate Nick Hern on bass, will perform at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the sixth annual Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival at Lake Shawnee. The national acts performing Saturday at the Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival will include at 4 p.m. Crystal Shawanda, a Juno Award-winning country star from Canada who is touring in support of her first modern blues album, "The Whole World's Got the Blues."

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  8. Massive Python found in Shawnee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... Animal Control Officers retrieved the snake and placed it in a carrier, then it was turned over to the Northeast Kansas Wildlife Rescue Group. The group takes in sick, abandoned, and injured wildlife and cares for them with the goal of releasing ...

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  9. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    Fixing the Wichita streets is more important than having a sales tax strictly for the bus riders. How many people would ride the bus after 7 p.m.? Let's tax only the upper 20 percent of the wage earners in America.

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  10. Kansas governor pondering religious objections legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greenwich Citizen

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback follows a discussion during a meeting with legislative leaders, Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback says he is considering proposing a new religious objections law following the U.S. Supreme Court's legalization of gay marriage, and he defended his administration's cautious response to the ruling.

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  11. KTA says travelers can get roadside assistance by dialing *582Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Turnpike Authority reminded travelers ahead of the Fourth of July weekend that they can request roadside assistance by dialing *582 . KTA and State Farm Safety Assist offer help between Topeka and Kansas City year-round, and between Wichita and the Oklahoma border through Labor Day.

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  12. Freak accident shuts down Hwy 56 ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... a three vehicle accident occurred on Hwy 96 between Great Bend and Ellinwood. Barton County Sheriff and the Kansas Highway Patrol were both on the scene. An eastbound truck towing a horse trailer lost two tires which collided with an eastbound van ...

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  13. Same-sex marriage cases have cost Kansans $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    Legal battles over same-sex marriage have cost Kansas taxpayers nearly $100,000 since 2013, according to expense records from the Kansas Attorney General's Office. One case involves an Alma couple who married in California and sued the Kansas Department of Revenue in December 2013 for the right to file their taxes jointly.

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  14. Blue-green algae warning issued for Chisholm Creek Park Lake, other lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    High levels of toxic blue-green algae have been detected in six counties, including Sedgwick, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. It generally grows in lakes, ponds and slow-moving streams, especially when the water is warm.

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  15. Missouri rejects $2.2 billion wind power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Missouri Public Service Commission voted this week to deny a $2.2 billion transmission line project intended to carry enormous amounts of Kansas wind power to eastern power grids. Backers, including environmentalists, pushed the first-of-its-kind "Grain Belt Express" as a major step in the fight for renewable energy, but also touted its benefits in creating jobs and supplying low-cost electricity.

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  16. Pet Independence Day, $17.76 adoptions July 4 at Kansas Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... round. I want to be your little helper. I hope you make a visit to see me soon. If you're interested in adopting from Kansas Humane Society, visit at 3313 N. Hillside, call 316-524-9196 or go to www.kshumane.org .

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  17. Bill SelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas men's basketball, representing the USA National Team at the 2015 World University Games, ran past China 93-56 in a scrimmage game Thursday afternoon at the Seolwol Girls School Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea. Down 11-7 midway through the first quarter, guard Tyler Self started a USA 11-2 run by hitting a jumper followed by a Perry Ellis alley-oop from guard Evan Manning to put the Americans up 18-13.

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  18. Same sex marriage ban still on the booksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... hold any weight with any court. Of the process ten years ago, Rich said he remembered it did not take long. But Kansas was not a vanguard when it came to instituting a ban on same sex marriage. The measure needs the support of a two-thirds majority ...

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  19. Episcopal Church to allow same-sex marriage ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... will say these two people or this couple," said Melanie Woerman, Communications Director for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. "We would follow the already written policies that we follow for heterosexual couples, that they would need to come and be ... 2 comments

  20. Police looking for red Honda Civic in Pottawatomie County in connection with aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Capital-Journal

    ... ttawatomie County, and that county's sheriff's office is being assisted by the Riley County Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol, including KHP aircraft.

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