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Kansas Republican lawmakers denounce New York abortion law

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” — Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, on the Senate floor quoting Martin Luther King, Jr. Republican lawmakers in Kansas last week denounced legislation passed recently ...

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3 boys team up to get every girl a flower at Kansas school for Valentine’s Day

Three boys at an Olathe middle school made sure Valentine’s Day was special for every girl in their school: They gave all of them a flower. Summit Trail Middle School in Olathe, Kansas, show ...

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Wichita bomb threat leaves customer relieved

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A report of a bomb threat at a Wichita Home Depot store now has police smiling and, customers creating a sigh of relief. Sort of. The threat turned out to be more of ...

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Kansas students prepare to compete in the 2019 KidWind Challenge

Kansas high school and middle school students will compete in the ultimate wind energy learning experience beginning next week. They have done their homework when it comes to wind power and used ...

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Church security training offered in Lenexa

Many churches have taken comfort in the thought that “it could never happen here,” but headlines and a steadily-growing body of statistical evidence demonstrate that violence in faith-based organizations is not just ...

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Pro-life marchers fear future of abortion movement in Kansas

Wet weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Tuesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that made ...

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Zebra mussel-encrusted vehicle found submerged in Milford Reservoir

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reports good news about preventing the spread of aquatic nuisance species. According to Chris Steffen, KDWPT aquatic nuisance species coordinator, no zebra mussel ...

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Southwest Kansas is seeing fewer refugees, and a shift in the agencies supporting them

Saleh Mohammed fled his native Myanmar in 2015. “Too much fighting over there,” he said. As a member of the Rohingya ethnic minority, he was in particular peril. His life was in ...

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Kansas teen killed in church van crash inspires Bible reading

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The memory of a Kansas teen who was killed in a horrible church van crash last year continues to live on as a result of her unshakeable trust in Christ and love of ...

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Pompeo, Kobach considering a run for Kansas Senate seat

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is said to be meeting with strategists to discuss a possible run for the vacant Kansas Senate seat in 2020. Pompeo is a former Kansas congressman and ...

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The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and the Russian invasion of Kansas

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History is full of misnamed entities that are like a little puzzle, where a small incident in one area directly fits into another incident. And so it is with the Atchison, Topeka ...

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Weavers is representative of many small businesses in Kansas

When it comes to Lawrence, Kansas, there are two aspects that, together, make Lawrence unique: The University of Kansas and Mass Street. For Weavers, the combination of these two local flavors has ...

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Weekend winter storm forecast for Northeast Kansas

A winter storm system is forecast to descend across Kansas Friday and Saturday with snowfall averaging between one to four inches in most regions of the state.  Heavier snowfall is forecast for ...

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New Kansas Gov. Kelly makes gender identity rights first official action

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In an unprecedented move, new Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has issued an executive order forcing private businesses to comply with a state policy that directs who they can and cannot hire based on ...

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Bleeding Kansas Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2019 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 27. The programs are held at ...

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