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Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home
November 26, 2014
A Chicago couple is suing the Kansas-based owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.
Higher prices, plentiful feed buoy US ranchers
November 26, 2014
Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals.
Overland Park took brunt of Sprint’s fall layoffs
November 26, 2014
More than half of the fall layoffs at Sprint Corp. occurred at the Overland Park headquarters.
Harvest of sorghum, soybeans wraps up in Kansas
November 25, 2014
The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.
Man sentenced for heroin ring that led to death
November 25, 2014
A Kansas City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for participating in a drug trafficking ring that led to a man’s death.
4 directors to leave Kansas Insurance Department
November 25, 2014
Four directors will retire from the Kansas Insurance Department on Dec. 5.
Kansas City man sentenced in water threat hoax
November 25, 2014
A 70-year-old man who threatened to contaminate water supplies in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
Dodge City teacher named Teacher of the Year
November 24, 2014
A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is this year’s Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Police: Wichita woman injured in stabbing attack
November 24, 2014
Wichita police say a woman is critically injured after being stabbed nine times by a group of women.
Kansas restroom places second in national contest
November 24, 2014
A toilet-shaped restroom in a small north-central Kansas town has placed second in a national contest.
Kansas has lower private-sector job growth than U.S.
November 24, 2014
Federal statistics show Kansas is seeing slower private-sector job growth than the U.S. as a whole, while unemployment in the state declined in October to 4.4 percent.
Judge won’t dismiss suit in girl’s shocking death
November 23, 2014
The family of a Salina girl who was fatally shocked may press ahead with a $10.5 million lawsuit.
School funding suit complicates Kansas budget fix
November 23, 2014
Even before state courts decide whether Kansas spends enough money on its public schools, a lawsuit over education funding is complicating efforts by legislators and Gov. Sam Brownback to close the state’s projected budget shortfalls.
Kansas City Connection: New barbecue joints worth making a pit stop
November 23, 2014
The “Kansas City as barbecue capital” narrative is nothing new, and you’ve seen it propagated in this column more than once. I’d put it to rest except that fantastic barbecue joints keep popping up in Kansas City, each with its own take on smoked meats, sauces and flavor combinations, as well as unique identities and dining environments.
Kansas agencies not recognizing gay marriages yet
November 20, 2014
Gay couples in Kansas can get married, but the state isn’t yet allowing them to change their last names on their driver’s licenses.
U.S. attorney’s office collects $11.4M in Kansas
November 20, 2014
The U.S. attorney’s office says it has collected more than $11.4 million this year from criminal and civil actions in Kansas.
7 Kansas hunters plead to violating federal law
November 20, 2014
Seven Kansas hunters pleaded guilty and were sentenced for violating federal laws protecting birds.
Topeka committee passes on public nudity ban
November 19, 2014
A Topeka city committee has declined to take action on a proposed public nudity ban that is headed to the City Council for consideration.
Inmates workers might return to animal shelter
November 19, 2014
Volunteer prison inmate help might be returning to the Hutchinson Animal Shelter.
State considering opening some lakes to seaplanes
November 19, 2014
The state’s aviation office is considering whether to allow qualified seaplanes to use state lakes that are managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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