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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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Kansas election becomes urban vs rural

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You can talk all you want about the quality of the candidates, or lack thereof, but one thing is clear looking at the maps of the 2018 midterm election, the battle is ...

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How to get your sample ballot for Kansas

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Looking for a sample ballot specific to your city for the Nov. 6, 2018 election? Check out our link below. It’s easy: just put in your address and you’ll see the ballot. ...

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Church cleaning up after Halloween trashing

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Whether a Halloween prank or act of hate, the pain of a trashed church is still the same. Glory land Missionary Baptist Church fell victim to the incident which left substantial damage ...

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Infamous waterslide demolition underway at Schlitterbahn

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Crews today are continuing the demolition of a giant waterslide that a 10-year-old Kansas boy was riding when he was decapitated two years ago. The destruction of the 17-story Verruckt, which was ...

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New statue honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower unveiled on statehouse grounds

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the statehouse grounds. The statue is ...

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Safe Kids Kansas offers tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe

TOPEKA – On Halloween, ghosts and ghouls may give you a fright, but real dangers, like pedestrian accidents, falls, burns and poisonings are a scary reality. Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department ...

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College student to speak on hit-and-run at church event

Amber Wilhelm, a college student from Horton who miraculously survived a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian, will give a testimony of God’s hand on her life during a special concert of praise ...

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App will make Kansas driver license renewals easier

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Kansas officials say several changes should decrease the time people spend to renew their driver’s license. Starting Tuesday, people ages 21-50 can renew licenses through the Department of Revenue’s iKan mobile app ...

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Gov. Colyer and fitness guru Jake Steinfeld open new DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers at three Kansas schools

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer joined Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for the Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), Wednesday, to cut the ribbon on the newly gifted “$100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness ...

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Kansas sued over gender and birth certificates

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A federal lawsuit is challenging Kansas policy that prohibits changing the gender designation on birth certificates for people with gender dysphoria. The current law bases determination of gender on biology rather than ...

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