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Hike, bike trail to open on KCK levee
September 18, 2014
A new hiking and biking trail is opening on a Kansas River levee in Kansas City, Kansas.
Staff members at Kansas universities get pay raise
September 18, 2014
Staff at five of six Kansas universities who voted to leave the civil service have received their first raises in several years.
Task force to consider school efficiency in Kansas
September 18, 2014
A new commission tasked with looking for efficiencies within Kansas’ public school system is scheduled to meet Thursday at the Statehouse.
Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic
September 17, 2014
The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007.
Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry’s design
September 17, 2014
A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s design after years of controversy over the project.
Kansas gets $3.8M federal grant for conservation
September 17, 2014
Kansas will receive $3.8 million in conservation funding to help landowners protect key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands.
Kansas petitioners work to repeal ordinance
September 17, 2014
A petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can move forward, according to the Johnson County legal department.
Kansas farmers planting wheat, harvesting corn
September 16, 2014
Some Kansas farmers have begun planting next year’s winter wheat while others are busy harvesting corn and sorghum.
Police: Kansas teens charged in party bus robbery
September 16, 2014
Wichita police say they’ve charged four teenagers in the armed robbery of a party bus and the beating of its driver.
Public hearing this week on proposed gun signage
September 16, 2014
Kansas officials are holding a public hearing this week on proposed signs to be placed on buildings where firearms are prohibited.
Brownback staffer’s dad behind Taylor motion
September 16, 2014
A man who filed a brief asking the Kansas Supreme Court to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race is the father of a staffer for Gov. Sam Brownback.
7 protected white pelicans shot in Kansas
September 15, 2014
A game warden in northern Kansas is asking the public for help to find anyone connected to the shooting death of seven American white pelicans.
Kansas efficiency taskforce to meet this week
September 15, 2014
A wide range of topics will be on the table when a new Kansas commission meets to look for efficiencies within the state’s public school system.
KCC investment rulings might save customers money
September 15, 2014
Kansas Corporation Commission decisions on utility investments could save customers millions of dollars.
Analysis: Kobach at center of Kansas Senate drama
September 14, 2014
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s position as chief Kansas elections officer is allowing him to play a marquee role in the political drama surrounding Democrat Chad Taylor’s attempt to get off the ballot in the U.S. Senate race.
Kansas City Connection: Lots to do in KC this fall
September 14, 2014
If you ask me, fall is the best time of year to explore Kansas City. In addition to the bright colors and pleasantly cool temperatures, an abundance of festivals, concerts and activities make an autumn visit to KC a must. Here are a few seasonal highlights and ideas for what to check out.
Small Kansas towns seeing movie theater revival
September 14, 2014
In an era where watching movies is as easy as logging onto the Internet or making a selection from a supermarket display, small communities across Kansas are reviving old theaters to give residents a place to socialize while taking in the latest flick.
Kansas high court to hear offender registry case
September 11, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday on whether to uphold a judge’s ruling that removed a convicted child molester’s name from the state’s offender registry — a case with implications for hundreds, if not thousands, of people whose listing requirements were retroactively lengthened.
Suspicious man turns out to be new school employee
September 11, 2014
Reports of a suspicious man seen trying to get into a southern Kansas school turned out to be a new employee who forgot the correct way to enter the building.
Commission approves $3.5M for Westar Energy
September 11, 2014
Westar Energy has agreed to delay a request for a rate increase related to nuclear power plant upgrades as part of an agreement approved by a state commission.

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