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Kelly: more money for schools, Medicaid expansion, welfare, gun control, climate change; restrict faith-based adoption

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly insists the state budget she’s preparing can fully fund the state’s schools, expand Medicaid coverage to another 150,000 people and begin to repair a troubled child welfare system ...

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Kansas must fund Planned Parenthood after ruling

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Kansas must continue funding Planned Parenthood with state and Medicaid funding after a Supreme Court ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Dec. 10 announced it has refused to hear an appeal ...

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Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference praised as important and informative

The annual Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference took place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas, in October. The event featured more than 20 speakers and panel participants over the course of ...

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State health, safety and fire experts offer info on “invisible killer” and free alarms

The arrival of colder weather means more homes will be turning up the heat with fuel-burning appliances. These appliances include furnaces, ovens, space heaters, generators, indoor grills and fireplaces that can unknowingly ...

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Rare area photos from 1850s in library display

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The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library has put on display rare 1850s daguerreotype photos from its special collections that have been restored by a professional photograph conservator. The image of Abelard Guthrie, ...

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Kansas recalls all license plates containing ‘JAP’ after complaint

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A complaint by a California resident has led to the recall of over 700 Kansas license plates. The state announced it is recalling all plates that contain the random letters “JAP” after ...

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Wichita abortion clinic challenges Kansas telemedicine law

Back in late April, Kansans for Life stood tall in a battle over a bill to expand “telemedicine” so as to reinforce the state law that requires that a doctor be physically ...

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State Christmas Tree arrives at Cedar Crest

Governor Jeff Colyer and First Lady Ruth Colyer received the annual “Cedar Crest Christmas Tree” at the Governor’s residence this week. It now stands front and center in the mansion in west Topeka. ...

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All Kansas State Parks are free on Black Friday

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Looking for a way to protest Black Friday craziness? Across Kansas this year, admission to all state parks will be free. It’s part of the national #OptOutside movement, Kansas is one of many ...

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Visit Lecompton to see Midwest’s largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

You can experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton, Kansas. Visitors can see an indoor display of over 150 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme decor – ...

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So what, or who, is a ‘Jayhawk’?

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The term Jayhawk or Jayhawker has many connotations beyond being the mythical bird mascot of the University of Kansas. The term may have been adopted as far back as the Revolutionary War. ...

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New Kansas governor targeting religious adoption agencies

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The incoming governor of Kansas is looking for a way to avoid enforcing a religious freedom law protecting adoption agencies that place children only in homes with a mother and a father. ...

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Kansas couple caught up in Amazon review scam

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WIBW reports that one Kansas couple has been overwhelmed with Amazon products they didn’t order. The boxes are piling up in the garage of Steve and Joy Olsen’s home. “We started getting ...

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Launch of KanLicense, mobile driver’s license renewals shortens lines

Kansas is now the first and only state in the country to offer driver’s license renewals through a mobile application. Mobile renewals join other already existing services like vehicle registration renewal and ...

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Parents Outraged After School Shaved Large Patches of Hair from Kids’ Heads to Drug Test Them

Phillipsburg, KS — The parents of children at a middle school in Kansas are likely regretting their decision to allow the school to drug test their students this week after their children ...

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