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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.
2 executives offer to pay for Kemper destruction
September 11, 2014
Two executives are offering to pay for the demolition of Kemper Arena with their own money.
Manager pleads guilty to harboring immigrants
September 10, 2014
The manager of a Chinese restaurant in Kansas City, Mo., has pleaded guilty in Kansas to a charge of conspiring to harbor workers who were in the United States illegally.
Police: Wichita man kept women locked in apartment
September 10, 2014
Wichita police say they’ve arrested a caregiver who allegedly kept two of his ex-girlfriends locked in an apartment for several days.
Man pleads not guilty in fatal scooter crash
September 10, 2014
A Salina man has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter while under the influence of drugs or alcohol after an accident that killed a 93-year-old man driving a mobility scooter.
Residents evacuated as roof collapses during fire
September 10, 2014
Firefighters helped evacuate residents during a fire at an Overland Park apartment complex shortly before a roof collapsed.
Democrat in Kansas 1st having event with lawmakers
September 9, 2014
The Democratic nominee in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas is preparing to have a Statehouse news conference with former and current state legislators.
Winter wheat planting underway in Kansas
September 9, 2014
Kansas growers have begun seeding their fields for next year’s winter wheat crop.
AIG plans to add 300 jobs in Olathe
September 9, 2014
State officials were on hand to celebrate a ribbon cutting at a new contact center for American International Group in Olathe.
Kansas seeks to dismiss gun lawsuit challenge
September 9, 2014
Kansas has asked a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a national gun control group against a state law that challenges federal authority to regulate firearms.

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