Kansas Regents sticking with social media policy

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Board of Regents leaders say they do not plan to back away from the board’s …Read More

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Huelskamp to USDA: Stop Stonewalling

MANHATTAN, KS – Earlier this year Kansans expressed questions and concerns regarding a proposal by the USDA to close the …Read More

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AG Holder to speak at ceremony for Kansas victims

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed …Read More

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Woman who got out of moving vehicle run over, dies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Turnpike Authority says a 52-year-old woman died when she got out of a …Read More

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State Earthquake Task Force meets, wants to hear from you

WICHITA–The Kansas Earthquake Task Force held its first public meeting on Wednesday in Wichita. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently established …Read More

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Motion to dismiss 1997 rape case is dismissed

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped …Read More

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Kansan’s remains from WWII coming home

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The remains of a 22-year-old Topeka airman who went missing in World War II are being …Read More

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Kansas officials plan to issue new fiscal forecast

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials are preparing to issue a new fiscal forecast to guide legislators and Gov. Sam …Read More

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City of Shawnee finalist for military award

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The city of Shawnee in northeast Kansas has been named one of 30 finalists for an …Read More

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KC Police Investigate Possible Highway Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kansas City police are investigating another possible highway shooting after an incident in which a …Read More

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Chiefs WR Bowe pleads guilty to lesser charges

RIVERSIDE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe has pleaded guilty to amended charges of defective equipment and …Read More

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Experts say video doesn’t show Earhart wreckage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific shows …Read More

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School confirms 6th-grader’s death from meningitis

LOUISBURG, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state …Read More

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Man charged with aggravated identity theft

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Oscar Sanchez-Valencia, 27, a citizen of Mexico, has been charged with one count of making a …Read More

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City clerk sentenced for stealing from town

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of a tiny southeast Kansas community was spared prison but ordered to …Read More

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Sen. Moran Receives Champion of Science Award, Hosts NIH Director

MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Ranking Member on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human …Read More

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Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

LARRY O’DELL, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against …Read More

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Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism UPDATE

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation aimed at providing health insurance coverage of services …Read More

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Jewish center where 2 were killed reopens

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Jewish Community Center in Kansas where two people were shot to death on Sunday …Read More

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KanHIT work groups study secondary-use policies

By Mike Shields KHI News Service TOPEKA — Members of a council advising the state on how to govern the …Read More

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New Kansas African American Museum on hold

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Plans for a new Kansas African American Museum in Wichita are on hold while supporters raise …Read More

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Professors endorse proposed social media policy

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — More than 80 distinguished professors have endorsed a new proposed social media policy for Kansas universities. …Read More

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2 Oklahoma women die in Kansas Turnpike accident

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two women from Oklahoma died when their car collided with a pickup truck driven by a …Read More

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NIH director talks about one and done at KU — for flu shots

By Mike Sherry KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The annual flu vaccine could be a thing of the …Read More

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Kan. employers face sentencing over illegal worker

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man will soon learn his punishment for harboring a Chinese teenage girl who was …Read More

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School funding compromise allows tax credits for ‘school choice’

By ELISE REUTER KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — While the education funding bill passed by the Kansas Legislature earlier …Read More

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Topeka Boys, Girls Clubs get federal grant

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Topeka have been selected to receive more than $272,000 from …Read More

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City clerk faces sentencing for stealing from town

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of a tiny southeast Kansas community faces sentencing for embezzling almost $60,000 …Read More

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