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State says 4 men shot 209 doves in Kansas
September 8, 2014
State wildlife officials are deciding what type of charges to file against four men who they say shot 209 doves in one day in Kansas.
Task force unable to pinpoint cause of earthquakes
September 7, 2014
There’s not enough data to make any determinations about why there has been an increase in the number of earthquakes in Kansas, a three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback has concluded.
Colin Powell honored at Fort Leavenworth
September 7, 2014
A bust has been added to a Buffalo Soldier monument at Fort Leavenworth honoring former secretary of state and military leader Colin Powell.
Kansas City Connection: The circus comes to town, and the return of Ren Fest
September 7, 2014
School may be back in session, but those looking to treat their families to some fun performances and outdoor activities will have some good chances to do so this week in the Kansas City area.
Kansas seeing increase in whooping cough
September 4, 2014
State health official say whooping cough cases are increasing across Kansas, with Pottawatomie County particularly hard hit.
Kansas State: Possible info leak in 1 department
September 4, 2014
Kansas State University officials say personal information from applicants for its graduate program in agronomy might have been exposed on the Internet.
Sentencing delayed for man who stole woman’s ring
September 4, 2014
One of three men suspected of stealing a wedding ring from a dying woman at a Wichita restaurant will be sentenced in October.
Kansas doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud
September 4, 2014
A Leavenworth physician has been convicted of defrauding the Medicaid program by billing for services he didn’t perform and altering patients’ records.
Wichita zoo at risk of losing elephants
September 3, 2014
A Kansas zoo will lose its accreditation to have elephants if its officials can’t find a way to upgrade the animals’ enclosure.
Pittsburg police seeking vandals of public art
September 3, 2014
The Pittsburg Police Department says it is looking for vandals who damaged several fiberglass footballs that were part of a public art project called SEK Art Fest.
Kansas group plans crowd funding for rural works
September 3, 2014
The Kansas Sampler Foundation plans to support projects aimed at helping rural communities with a new website similar to the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter.
Report: 7 percent of corn harvested in Kansas
September 3, 2014
Some Kansas farmers are busy preparing for fall seeding of their winter wheat crop, while others are harvesting this season’s corn crop.
Kansas gets $350K to push healthier school meals
September 2, 2014
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.
Topeka City Council to consider public nudity ban
September 2, 2014
The Topeka City Council is set to consider a ban on nudity in public places after a nude man strolled down city streets last week.
Kansas State Fair will showcase new museum
September 2, 2014
When the Kansas State Fair opens Friday, it will include a new museum honoring a longtime painter and fair fixture who died last year.
Patrol says armed suspect dies in confrontation
September 1, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.
Online ride-sharing service comes to Wichita
September 1, 2014
A smartphone-based ride-sharing service has arrived in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports that Wichita is one of 22 U.S. cities where San Francisco-based Uber took to the streets Thursday.
Event examines trail’s effect on Hispanics
September 1, 2014
An upcoming event will focus on the Santa Fe Trails’ effect on Hispanics and its influence on other cultures.
Kansas City Connection: Music, Shakespeare, festivals and food
August 31, 2014
With so many great events scheduled for the start of September, here is a list of 15 reasons to visit Kansas City this weekend. You want Shakespeare? We got it. Chalk art? Check. A Spinach Festival? I’m afraid so. Without any further fanfare, here are 15 standout events, in no particular order.
Research could make solar energy more attractive
August 31, 2014
University researchers and utilities are conducting solar panel research that could make the energy source more attractive to Kansas users.