Kansas man hit, killed by semi

WINFIELD – A Kansas man died in an accident just before 6 a.m. on Sunday in Cowley County. The Kansas …Read More

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Topeka district works with historically black colleges

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Topeka school district is working with several historically black colleges and universities in Texas to …Read More

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Kansas governor proposes to backpedal on school funding, too

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to backpedal on a much-ballyhooed increase in state spending on …Read More

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Woman dies in Kansas apartment fire

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a Kansas City, Kansas, apartment complex has killed a 69-year-old …Read More

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Businesses support state takeover of OSHA enforcement

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The idea of having the state take over enforcement of workplace safety rules is getting some …Read More

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Unmanned drones could affect the American food supply

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal’s temperature. Applying pesticides. The president …Read More

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New Kansas Insurance Commissioner Strives For A ‘Robust’ Market

By ASHLEY BOOKER, KHI News After taking his new role as Kansas insurance commissioner, Ken Selzer stressed that he will work …Read More

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Hit and run kills 19-year old on Kan. highway

LENEXA – A teenager was hit and killed in an accident just after 5 p.m. on Saturday in Johnson County. …Read More

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GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

RAY HENRY, Associated Press KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation restricting gay rights even …Read More

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Moran introduces bill directing VA to help Veterans receive community care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has introduced legislation, the Veterans …Read More

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Kansas to appeal ruling that found education is underfunded

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ top prosecutor has announced plans to appeal a district court panel ruling that found the …Read More

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Increased fees worth the cost for Kansas, Missouri

By Alyssa Scott, KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA – A regional educational organization will increase its costs by more than 17 …Read More

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Kansas teen sentenced to 9 years for abuse of baby

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka teen has been sentenced to nine years in prison for child abuse that left …Read More

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ACA Enrollment Up In Kansas And Missouri, Though Pace Slow

By ALEX SMITH Thousands of Kansans and Missourians signed up for insurance on the federal exchange last week, though the …Read More

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Kansas man killed in Missouri double shooting

FAUCETT -Law enforcement officials in Northwest Missouri are investigating a double shooting at a home in Faucett. Authorities say Andrew …Read More

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Brownback shifts blame for state budget woes on Legislature

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says state lawmakers are responsible for the tax cuts that have put …Read More

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Kansas man hospitalized after semi rolls

SATANTA – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just before 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in Seward County. The …Read More

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Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The plunge in fuel prices has been a relief across the agricultural …Read More

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Another kidnapping suspect arrested in Kansas

NEWTON- Law enforcement authorities in Harvey County arrested a second kidnap suspect on Friday night. According to a media release …Read More

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Man sentenced for role in multi-state cargo theft ring

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Tennessee businessman was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no parole for leading a …Read More

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Presentation triggers discussion on shortage of Kan. dental providers

By Jim McLean, KHI News The massive free clinic staged once a year by the charitable arm of the Kansas …Read More

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Legislators propose constitutional amendment to guarantee Kan. hunting rights

TOPEKA- In a media release, the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses reported a bipartisan group of legislators on have introduced …Read More

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AG Schmidt asks Kan. school-funding panel for clarity

TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a media release Friday he formally asked the three-judge panel in …Read More

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Measles outbreak continues to spread

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated in Disneyland has climbed to 78 cases as the virus continues …Read More

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Gov’t reverses on health care privacy problems

JACK GILLUM, Associated Press RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is reversing itself after an outcry …Read More

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Texas kidnapping incident ends peacefully in Kansas

Hutch Post NEWTON — A Texas man is jailed in Harvey County for an alleged kidnapping incident that authorities say …Read More

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Kansas governor marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Bulge

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is honoring veterans of World War II’s Battle of the Bulge and …Read More

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Kansas firefighter dies after training session

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) -A 49-year-old southwest Kansas firefighter has died after experiencing difficulty breathing during training. Garden City Fire …Read More

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