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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.
Small Kansas colleges have $980 million impact
August 11, 2014
A new study says small, private colleges might not be well known but they are having a big impact on the state’s economy.
Kansas City Connection: Celebrate the best of KC’s international flavor
August 11, 2014
At Kansas City’s 35th annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, a handful of cash is your ticket to a culinary tour that would otherwise take thousands of dollars and many years of travel to complete.
After several good years, farmers take hit in 2014
August 10, 2014
One of the worst wheat harvests in decades followed by an abundant corn and soybean crop that’s driving down prices have Kansas farmers preparing for a sharp income decline after several good years.
Kansas shooting victim awarded nearly $12 million
August 10, 2014
A Topeka woman who has had eight major surgeries to rebuild her face after she survived two shotgun blasts has been awarded nearly $12 million in damages against the man convicted of trying to kill her.
5 accused of laundering money through casino slots
August 7, 2014
Five Kansas residents are accused of trafficking in marijuana and laundering the profits through slot machines at a Kansas City, Kan., casino.
Sentencing delayed for Kansan in brother’s death
August 7, 2014
An 18-year-old Kansas man will be sentenced in September for the shooting death of his young stepbrother at their home.
Police: $100,000 worth of copper stolen in Kansas
August 7, 2014
Wichita police say thieves have stripped $100,000 worth of copper wire and piping from a former grocery store.