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Kansas man pleads guilty to child porn
April 15, 2014
A northeast Kansas man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to one count of accessing child pornography with intent to view.
Kansas: Bob Dole to tour cities next week
April 15, 2014
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole says he’s looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.
Kansas University student has tuberculosis, officials confirm
April 15, 2014
Kansas University officials say a student with tuberculosis is expected to make a full recovery.
Chipotle money at heart of KU student elections squabble
April 15, 2014
Although the Kansas University student body elections wrapped up Thursday, the results are currently under lock and key until a dispute over the election is resolved.
Kansas math, reading test results might not go public
April 14, 2014
Kansas education officials are considering not releasing the results of annual state math and reading tests after computer problems and cyberattacks have plagued the administration of this year’s exams.
Kansas: 1 dead, 1 injured in overnight I-70 shooting
April 14, 2014
One person is dead and another hospitalized after a shooting on Interstate 70 near Kansas City.
Kansas City Jewish center shooting suspect active with Ku Klux Klan
April 14, 2014
There was no answer at the last known address for a man suspected in the shooting deaths of three people at a Kansas Jewish community center and retirement complex.
Kansas soldier medals found at Vermont antique store returned to family
April 13, 2014
A Purple Heart medal and other items belonging to a Kansas soldier killed in World War II has been returned to his family.
Kansas City man charged with murder in police-chase child death
April 13, 2014
A Kansas City, Kan., man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of an 8-year-old girl who was in a minivan the man crashed into while fleeing from police.
Kansas City Connection: Easter brunch, Earth Day fun
April 13, 2014
Brunch as a social institution might not have caught on in Kansas City the way it has in Portland (at least the fictitious version of the city presented in “Portlandia”). But Kansas City’s restaurants offer an impressive array of Sunday brunch options, especially on Easter.
Kansas: Brownback will sign to end teacher tenure, analysis suggests
April 13, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.
Kansas wind energy a force, report suggests
April 11, 2014
Kansas has nearly doubled its wind power generation over the past two years, according to a wind industry report released Thursday.
Kansas Legislature: What passed, what died, what remains
April 11, 2014
Meeting nearly round-the-clock last weekend, Kansas legislators ended the regular legislative session by passing with slim majorities a school finance bill in response to a court order, and a repeal of teacher tenure that has ignited a political firestorm.
Kansas: Obamacare lightning rod Sebelius resigns
April 11, 2014
For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation’s newest social program.
Kansas GOP leader defends teacher tenure plan
April 10, 2014
A top Kansas Republican sought Wednesday to quell criticism of a proposal to eliminate tenure for public school teachers approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated school funding plan, suggesting the anti-tenure measure is not as harsh as portrayed.
Kansas: Husband awaiting retrial in wife’s strangulation death out on bond
April 10, 2014
A Lawrence man awaiting a retrial in the 2004 death of his wife has bonded out of jail.
Johnson, Wyandotte counties pledge $65,000 apiece to land GOP convention
April 10, 2014
Four governments in the bistate Kansas City metro area have pledged $260,000 for a campaign to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas Highway Patrol ‘Tweeting Troopers’ post tips
April 10, 2014
A group of seven Kansas Highway Patrol officers called the Tweeting Troopers is discovering the power of social media to spread information during storms, traffic obstructions or simply to post educational messages.
Kansas: Hearing set in Asian massage parlor sex trafficking case
April 9, 2014
A judge has scheduled a mental competency hearing for a woman accused of sex trafficking at Asian massage parlors in Wichita.
Kansas: Ex-school board boss sentenced on meth, pot charges
April 9, 2014
A former school board president from western Kansas has received a suspended sentence on drug charges.

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