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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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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas announces new CEO

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and the Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas has made an announcement identifying the next leader for the organization. Lauren Solidum will be the organization’s incoming President ...

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Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking by Cutting Demand for Prostitution

A new awareness campaign in Kansas is aimed at cutting the demand for prostitution as a way to fight human trafficking. The campaign involves state agencies and local advocacy groups teaming up ...

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Public Health Warning Issued for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health warnings for some Kansas lakes for ...

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Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile Virus

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections (WNV) for northcentral, southcentral, and southwest Kansas. Northeast, southeast, and northwest Kansas are at ...

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Kansas churches will offer “sanctuary,” break Federal Law

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Two churches in Kansas are among a growing number of organizations publicly stating they will break Federal law when it comes to harboring individuals who have entered the country illegally. The law, ...

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Summer Fun in Kansas

Summer afternoons in Kansas can be 55–105 degrees – you just never know.  But even the hottest days should not keep you from the abundance of fun activities you can enjoy this ...

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Kansas license plates undergoing makeover

License plates for newly registered cars in Kansas are undergoing a makeover. The new plates carry the same designs currently offered, but are flat instead of embossed. Additionally, new plates will be ...

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Governor Colyer Calls for Removal of Desecrated Flag Flying at KU Campus

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer has released the following statement condemning the defacement of an American flag flying on the campus of the University of Kansas. “The disrespectful display of a desecrated ...

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Kansas Improves Child Well-Being Ranking in KIDS COUNT Data book

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its 2018 KIDS COUNT Data book. The most-recent report shows Kansas in a strong position, with the state ranking 13th in the nation in overall ...

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Kansas struggles to find more social workers

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Ann Goodall’s job as a social worker with the Kansas Department of Children and Families is often traumatic, she said, and though she’s been there for 16 years with no thought of ...

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Two Kansas deputies arrest two police chiefs in 5 months

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The sheriff’s deputies in Allen County, Kansas have been forced to arrest two police chiefs this year alone. In fact, they’ve done it in the past 5 months. The Wichita Eagle explained ...

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