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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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Netflix show causes increase in thrift store donations

If you like thrift shopping, you’re in luck. A new Netflix show called “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” is teaching people to let go of material things. The minimalist home/life improvement show ...

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Advocates: Black kids are more likely to land in foster care, just one thing that needs fixing

African-American children are much more likely to land in the Kansas foster care system than white children. A report from Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of organizations and people who have ...

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Topeka Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign reaches goal

This year’s Red Kettle Campaign collected a little over their goal of $205,000, thanks to the support of donors and company partners in Topeka.  The money, raised between November 19 and December ...

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As government shutdown continues, Kansas Republicans blame Democrats

On what threatens to become the longest government shutdown in history, Kansas Republican representatives tend to agree — Democrats are to blame. It’s the third week of the shutdown, which came after ...

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Prayer walk to be held at state capitol

The annual Prayer on the Hill prayer walk will be held January 14 this year, according to Donna Lippoldt, Executive Director of Culture Shield Network, and State Director of the Kansas Legislative ...

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Annual Rally and March For Life will be Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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Lamar Hunt, Jr. to speak at C5Alive POWER Luncheon at Evel Knievel Museum

Lamar Hunt, Jr., will be the featured speaker at the January C5Alive “POWER Luncheon,” which will be held at Historic Harley Davidson / Evel Knievel Museum Jan. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to ...

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Christmas celebrated at Jayhawk Theatre

Members of Countryside Christian Church celebrated the season spreading cheer at the historic Jayhawk Theatre on Christmas Eve day as the church put on two musical worships Monday afternoon. Pastor Nate Bruns said ...

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KDHE opens new Office of Vital Statistics in Topeka

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has opened its new Office of Vital Statistics (OVS) to the public in the Curtis State Office Building in Topeka. The new office, around ...

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6 disciplines for living healthy like a Nutcracker dancer

To be a Nutcracker dancer requires extreme dedication – and at a time when many family and friends are enjoying fatty treats and lounging around watching football. What health lessons can Nutcracker dancers ...

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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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TBC presents their annual Light Show this weekend

Topeka Bible Church will once again present their legendary Light Show with all the sights and sounds of Christmas, telling the story of the birth of Christ through brilliant Christmas lights and ...

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