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Kansas lawmakers have lots of tax ideas but little consensus

JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, …Read More

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Refugees increase ethnic diversity in Wichita public schools

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita school district, already one of the most ethnically diverse in the state, is undergoing …Read More

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Central Kansas man sentenced for shooting at police

HUTCHINSON — A Kansas man who entered guilty pleas for firing a shot at three Hutchinson Police officers was sentenced …Read More

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Kansas woman hospitalized after pickup blows a tire, overturns

ARLINGTON – A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 1 p.m. on Friday in Reno County. The …Read More

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Debate over animal euthanasia not over

By Amelia Arvesen KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — Kansas animal welfare administrators might have won a four-year push to …Read More

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Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery …Read More

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Stripe rust spotted in Kansas winter wheat fields

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Industry leaders are warning winter wheat growers about a growing threat to their crop from stripe …Read More

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Survey shows majority of Kansans support Kansas HOPE Act

Kansas Department for Children and Families On Thursday, April 16, Governor Sam Brownback signed into law the Kansas HOPE Act. …Read More

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Midwest pheasant producers are nervous as bird flu spreads

KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention …Read More

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Western Kan. sheriff’s deputy charged with murder, child abuse

JETMORE, Kan. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in western Kansas man has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son. The …Read More

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Kansas woman hospitalized after teen driver fails to yield

OTTAWA- A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 5 p.m. on Friday in Franklin County. The Kansas …Read More

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Moran Introduces Legislation to Create Cyber-Security Info Sharing Tax Credit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and …Read More

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Affidavit: Investors lost $3.5 million in Kansas project

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An affidavit in a securities fraud case alleges the developers violated Kansas securities law in raising …Read More

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Restitution confirmed in 2012 murder of Kan. woman

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man imprisoned for his estranged wife’s killing has been ordered to pay more than …Read More

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Kansas AG says fantasy sports proposal is constitutional

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says a legislative proposal to legalize fantasy sports leagues doesn’t violate …Read More

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Feds warn Kansas: Expand Medicaid or risk losing hospital funds

By Phil Galewitz, KAISER HEALTH NEWS Add Kansas and Tennessee to the list of states that have been warned by …Read More

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Prison ordered in 2013 Kansas shooting death

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A rural Leavenworth man has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison for …Read More

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Ford recalls 390,000 cars to fix door latches

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while …Read More

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Murder trial in Kan. adoptive parents’ killings likely for 2016

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California woman could go on trial next spring on charges of killing of her biological …Read More

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Judge shields evidence in Fort Riley bomb case

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has shielded from public disclosure evidence the government turns over to attorneys …Read More

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Teen with Western Kan. ties due in court on murder charge

TOWN OF PIEHL, Wis. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing her mother and stepfather in northern Wisconsin is due …Read More

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Wings ‘N’ Wetlands birding festival this weekend

GREAT BEND -The Kansas Wetlands Education Center, along with Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks & Tourism, The Nature Conservancy, and …Read More

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Arrest made in connection with Kansas arson grass fires

HUTCHINSON – Law enforcement officials are investigating a series of arson fires in Reno County. The Reno County Sheriffs Department …Read More

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Investigation continues into Kan. driver’s license fraud case

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An investigation is ongoing into a phony driver’s license scheme that already has netted more than …Read More

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

DETROIT (AP) — Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to …Read More

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Grand Topeka home once used for state offices to be razed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A last-ditch effort to save a 135-year-old Queen Anne Victorian that had been used as offices …Read More

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Group warns that budget woes threaten Kansas highway program

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A research group is warning the state’s 10-year highway program could be threatened if the Kansas …Read More

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Kan. man gets 11 years added to sentence in 2010 slaying

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man was sentenced to just over 11 years in prison for a shooting death …Read More

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