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No, today’s earthquake in Kansas was not caused by Chiefs fans

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While some may think it was Arrowhead Stadium where the Chiefs were playing the Titans today that caused the earth to tremble, it was actually a good-size earthquake in southern Kansas. The ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is 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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Christian college fair features schools from 17 states

Christian colleges from across the nation will gather in Kansas City February 29 for the Annual Midwest Christian College Expo. For the 22nd year, the college fair will feature Christian colleges and ...

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Sharknado! A Kansas find reveals a 17-foot, long-extinct shark species

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Kansas was once home to a shark species. A whopper. Paleontologist Mike Everhart had found a rib from a plesiosaur — an ancient ocean reptile — on the Ringneck Ranch in north-central Kansas ...

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Small Kansas Town Inspired the Disney Movie “Cars”

Some tourist spots are a little over-hyped for what they are, but sometimes you find a diamond in the rough. Way down in the southeast corner of Kansas, Route 66 curves through ...

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After losing hospital, rural town realizes they don’t need one

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It’s been about a year since the hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., closed. The lessons for this community about meeting its residents’ health needs could provide insights for the rest of the ...

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Kansas state parks to offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

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What better way to kick off the New Year than by getting a jump start burning off those extra holiday calories in the great outdoors? Kansas state parks, including several in northeast ...

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Kansas highways ranked #2 in nation

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How bad are Kansas highways? Among the jewels of accepted wisdom about the Gov. Sam Brownback administration is that, as Esquire’s Charles Pierce so gently phrased it, “Brownback would rather have people die on ...

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“Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates available through end of year

There’s only a few days left! Kansans can pre-order the new “Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates through the end of the year. In 2002, the Kansas legislature approved the Choose Life license ...

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Where does your state rank in Christmas spirit?           

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In a recent study sponsored by CenturyLink, analysts used a number of statistics on Christmas cheer broken down into two categories — online activity and area culture. Under online activity, the study ...

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New website to assist Kansans coping with ag-related stress

Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including the stress of market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These stressful situations have led to heightened focus on ...

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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest now accepting entries

First grader Addison Maxwell of Larned photographed his family’s wheat harvest last year, showing vivid blue skies and golden grains. He received first place in his category in the Happy Birthday, Kansas! ...

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Latest Medicaid expansion plan riddled with red flags & a ‘scam’

The latest Medicaid expansion plan has too many red flags without even getting to the program itself. Like other states, Kansas is unlikely to have the federal government approve the partial expansion. Yet ...

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On Black Friday, all Kansas State Parks are free

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As many Americans look for ways to counter the craziness of Black Friday, several states are offering free entrance to their state parks. Across Kansas this year, admission to all state parks ...

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Kansas students participate in Taiwan agricultural youth exchange

Two Kansas students traveled to Taiwan Oct. 26-Nov. 3, 2019, to represent the state as part of a long-standing student exchange program to learn about Taiwan’s agricultural industry and how Kansas agriculture ...

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Christ Prep Academy wins national semi-final match

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The only Kansas City area high school football team playing for a National Championship, and defending their title this weekend, is No. 1 ranked Christ Prep Academy (CPA), of Lenexa, Kansas. CPA ...

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Gift makes free college available to all students for next 25 years

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Students in Neodesha, Kan. are celebrating after a local resident has ensured they can each attend college or trade school for free. The city is now the first “Promise” community of Kansas, ...

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Screaming cat lady is from Kansas

You’ve seen the memes of the screaming cat lady. You laughed at a couple and possibly rolled your eyes at a few. What you may not know is the woman screaming at ...

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Visit Historic Lecompton to see largest Christmas trees and ornaments display in the Midwest

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor ...

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Kansas voters just shifted some political clout to college towns

Kansas will now have a streamlined census that counts people only where they’re living after Kansas voters decided Tuesday to end the practice of adjusting the numbers before state legislative districts are ...

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Another Missouri church follows trend of MO & KS churches raising funds to pay off medical debt

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Earlier this fall, Metro Voice News reported on The Crossing church in Columbia, which raised money to pay off millions of dollars of medical debt. A congregation in Southeast Missouri recently became ...

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Seasonal increase in vehicle-deer crashes: what you can do

Mating season and the quest for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of year, increasing the chances of deer-vehicle collisions. Typically, the greatest number of deer-vehicle crashes are ...

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Kansas politicians weigh in on impeachment inquiry

The Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving pretty quickly. How is it affecting politics in Kansas, and how are Kansas politicians responding? Sen. Pat Roberts dismissed the impeachment inquiry as ...

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Federal judge in Kansas reprimanded for affair with convict, harassment

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A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded for judicial misconduct Monday, after admitting he sexually harassed female co-workers, and engaged in extramarital relations with a felon. U.S. District Court Judge Carlos Murguia, a ...

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Kansas Energy Efficiency Expo planned in Manhattan on October 2

In observance of the 4th annual Energy Efficiency Day, the Kansas Corporation Commission and the K-State Engineering Extension’s Kansas Energy Program are partnering for a fun outdoor event, the Kansas Energy Efficiency ...

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