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A look back at ‘Romper Room’ and local host

From 1953 to 1994, Romper Room, a television series for children five and under, aired in the United States.  If you’re old enough, you may remember watching the show as a young ...

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Kansas News Briefs

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Here are the latest Kansas news briefs. Short and sweet.   Two men killed in golf cart The Dickinson County sheriff says two men are dead after a golf cart they were ...

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Bob Dole’s final mission: Greet each WWII vet who visits memorial he helped build

After a lifetime of serving his country, Bob Dole, a former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, has a final mission: continue to serve his country. At 94, his service looks a little ...

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Elderly Kansas couple murdered at carnival

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Alfred “Sonny” and Pauline Carpenter were your average friendly carnival workers, usually seen selling bears and other toys. They were murdered in a scheme orchestrated by fellow Kansas carnival worker Kimberly Younger ...

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Hospital billing scheme probe spreads to Kansas

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A Kansas couple has filed a lawsuit that involves a $90 million billing scheme found last year at a rural Missouri hospital. James and Phyllis Shaffer are suing Jorge Perez over what ...

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Gov. Colyer concedes as provisional ballots break for Kris Kobach; GOP Governor primary finally over

A week after the election, Kansans finally know who won the GOP primary for governor. Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded the tight race for the GOP nomination Tuesday evening as provisional ballots coming ...

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Kobach widens lead over Colyer as provisional ballot count continues

The race for Kansas Governor continues to be extremely close as county election officials across Kansas review provisional ballots from last week’s primary. Secretary of State Kris Kobach widened his lead over ...

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Final stage of Kansas vote count begins Monday

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It may be one of the closest races ever for the race for Kansas Governor. Today, county election officials across Kansas will begin reviewing provisional ballots from last week’s primary to arrive ...

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Kansas socialist moves to head of Democrat line

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In a surprise move, Kansas socialist and Democrat congressional candidate Sharice Davids is now off the back bench if a national Democratic committees has its way. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on ...

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To ensure faith in process, Kobach steps away from count – UPDATED COUNT NOW AVAILABLE

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has recused himself from the vote-counting process in the closely contested Republican gubernatorial primary. The move is seen as an extraordinary measure to ensure the public’s ...

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Kansas to cover ACT exam fees for high school juniors

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All Kansas high school juniors will be able to take ACT exams and assessments for free next school year, according to state education officials. Department of Education spokeswoman Denise Kahler told The Wichita ...

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Kobach leads Gov. Colyer in latest count

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In a what could be stunning defeat for an incumbent, Kris Kobach leads Governor Jeff Colyer in the current vote count. Provisional ballots from Johnson County were still being counted and it ...

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Kansas Gubernatorial Primary Explained

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The gubernatorial races in Kansas are virtual mirror images. On both sides there’s a two way race between a rather mundane establishment candidate and a more unconventional and charismatic opponent. On the ...

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Lesbian boxer hopes to win Tuesday primary and take on Kevin Yoder

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This is going to be an interesting election cycle given what the media considers the controversial nature of the Trump administration. Though it may not be as interesting as the Democrat primary ...

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Kansas’ 2nd District Congressional candidate exposed

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In Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District race there is no Democrat primary since only Paul Davis is running for that office. The Republican race is a rather unique situation that deserves a brief ...

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