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‘In Cold Blood’ files case returns to court
August 21, 2014
Attorneys sparring over investigation materials from the 1959 “In Cold Blood” murders in southwest Kansas are headed to court.
Police: 800-pound wok taken from Kansas restaurant
August 21, 2014
Police are searching for whoever stole an 800-pound wok from an Asian cuisine restaurant in Kansas.
Kansas fights labor rule for home health workers
August 21, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback plans to outline how his administration is fighting a planned federal labor rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.
Overland Park adds personal vaporizers to smoking ban
August 20, 2014
The second-largest city in Kansas is adding electronic cigarettes to its ban on smoking in public places.
$250,000 grant aims to promote Kansas exports
August 20, 2014
The Kansas Department of Commerce is joining forces with Kansas Global Trade Services to increase awareness of the importance of exports to the state’s economy.
Cosmosphere hosting astronauts this weekend
August 20, 2014
Several astronauts will touch down this weekend in Hutchinson, as part of a fundraiser for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
Kansas crops that missed rain showing stress
August 19, 2014
The latest government snapshot says dryland crops in Kansas that missed the recent rain are showing signs of stress.
Groundbreaking set for Troop F headquarters
August 19, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback will join several other state and law enforcement officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters in south-central Kansas.
State: Accuracy of heavy capacity scales improving
August 19, 2014
State agriculture officials say new leadership, more money and increased scrutiny has improved the accuracy of heavy capacity scales.
Governor discusses efforts to fight federal laws
August 18, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback is campaigning on his administration’s efforts to fight against what he calls federal government overreach.
Topeka officer kills pit bull attacking children
August 18, 2014
Topeka police say an officer shot and killed a dog that was trying to attack children who were getting on a school bus.
Wichita State considering major expansion
August 18, 2014
Wichita State University is considering an expansion that would include up to 20 new buildings on what is now the campus golf course.
ACLU says offender registry unconstitutional
August 13, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas is urging the Kansas Supreme Court to uphold a judge’s finding that the state’s criminal offender registry is unconstitutional.
Virus found in 14 Kansas City-area newborns
August 13, 2014
Kansas City health authorities in Missouri and Kansas are investigating infections among 14 infants with a virus that can cause meningitis and other inflammation.
2 workers severely burned in fireworks explosion
August 13, 2014
Authorities in southeast Kansas say two employees of a fireworks manufacturer were severely burned in an explosion outside the company’s former headquarters in Pittsburg.
Construction delays air shows at McConnell
August 12, 2014
Construction at McConnell Air Force Base will delay air shows at the base in Wichita for at least two more years.
Report: Rains help Kansas crops, but more needed
August 12, 2014
A new report says Kansas crops need more moisture despite widespread rain over most of the state last week.
Sierra Club questions loss of ozone monitor
August 12, 2014
The Sierra Club in Kansas says state health officials and Kansas State University removed an ozone pollution monitoring site near Manhattan to prevent data collection that might support federal limits on Flint Hill grassland burns.
Police: Kansas delivery driver attacked, robbed
August 11, 2014
Wichita police say robbers made off with about $50 and a pizza after attacking a delivery driver.
Kansas health care finance director to keep job
August 11, 2014
Physician and former state Rep. Susan Mosier is staying on as director of the division of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment overseeing programs that provide health care coverage for the state’s residents.

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