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Eudora man plans festival to benefit tornado victims

A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It’s been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Douglas and Leavenworth counties, damaging dozens of homes ...

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Kansas Regents zero out tuition hikes for in-state undergrads

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink tuition hikes, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced ...

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Kansas woman gets prison for sex crime with minor

A Kansas woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for the sex crime of having child pornography on her phone. Kayla Michelle Simpson, 24, of Junction City, was sentenced ...

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Amendment needed in Kansas Constitution to regulate abortion

For 84 days in 2015, the state of Kansas led the nation by banning live dismemberment abortion, then a Judge found a new “right” in our Kansas Constitution, and ordered that live ...

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Topeka native and KU golfer Gary Woodland leads US Open at halfway point

Gary Woodland leads the U.S. Open at the halfway point, and the top of the leaderboard is chock-full of big names and big storylines. UPDATE: Gary Woodland had a two-under par 3rd ...

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Missouri aims to end economic ‘border war’ with Kansas

Legislation aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas has been signed into law this week by Governor Mike Parson in Kansas City. The Bolivar Republican notes the legislation, ...

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The All America App is Coming

Many in evangelism ministry feel that there is a great move of God around the globe. At the same time America seems to be in rapid spiritual and moral decline. Many believe ...

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Former Governor Brownback to be honored with Mahatma Gandhi Award

Former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will be honored for his work as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF). HAF plans to give Brownback its Mahatma Gandhi ...

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Third of all Kansas counties eligible for disaster assistance

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One third of all Kansas counties are now eligible for emergency disaster assistance as a result of flooding and tornadoes. Fifteen more counties were added over the weekend. President Trump made the ...

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Lost cat from Denver found in Topeka

When a black long-haired cat was brought to Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka recently as a stray, the admissions counselors there thought it would be another usual day at the shelter—yet ...

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Coffeyville, Kan. evacuates as flood waters reach levee top

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A curfew has been implemented in Coffeyville, Kan. as a large section of the town has been evacuated. The evacuation comes as the Verdigris River was set to top flood levees Sunday ...

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Kansas has nation’s highest rural property taxes

Some of Kansas’s low economic performance may be tied to the fact that property taxes are growing too fast. In fact, 65 KS counties saw triple-digit property tax growth despite their populations ...

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Registration ongoing for 2019 Sunflower State Games

Registration is ongoing for the 30th Anniversary of The Sunflower State Games, Kansas’ own Olympic style sports festival. The 2019 Sunflower State Games will take place July 12-28 in Topeka and will ...

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Hospital closure has Kansas town asking, ‘What comes next?’

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A slight drizzle had begun in the gray December sky outside Community Christian Church as Reta Baker, president of the local hospital, stepped through the doors to join a weekly morning coffee ...

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Searching for the meaning of masculinity on a Kansas college campus

For nine weeks, Zyrie Berry-Henricks has been meeting with four other University of Kansas students to try to answer the question: What does it mean to be a man? It’s part of ...

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Lightning strikes Kansas airport

Airport surveillance cameras captured the incredible moment lightning strikes the tarmac at Hutchinson Airport. A lightning strike during a May 5 storm damaged a portion of the airport’s main apron. Photos were ...

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Kansas church pays off $2.2 million in medical debt for 1,600 people

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Kansas families struggling with medical debt were blessed with an Easter surprise. The 4,000-member multi-campus congregation of Pathway Church in Wichita used over $20,000 of its own funds to pay off the ...

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Kansas Senate overrides veto in stunning rebuke to governor

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In a what is seen as a damaging rebuke to the abortion-at-any-cost policy of Gov. Laura Kelly, the Kansas Senate has overridden her veto. She had vetoed a bill last week that ...

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Kansas legislature may override Governor’s veto of abortion reversal pill

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The Kansas legislature will take a vote Wednesday to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill giving women information about an abortion reversal pill. Kansans for life is encouraging residents to ...

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KS Supreme Court rules state constitution guarantees abortion

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The pro-life movement took a hit this week in Kansas as the Kansas Supreme Court ruled there is a right to abortion in the state constitution. The root of the decision involves ...

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Pro-life leaders call veto of abortion reversal info bill ‘hypocritical’

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Kansas Democratic Governor Laura Kelly’s veto on Monday of an abortion reversal measure puts pro-abortion elected officials in a tight spot. The bill would have expanded resources given to women who have ...

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Kansans cut shopping equal to vetoed tax windfall

Governor Kelly vetoed the tax windfall bill, raising Kansans’ income taxes to the tune of $50 million. Near the same time, the latest state tax report shows Kansans decreasing shopping by $40 ...

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Encourage Gov. Kelly to sign the Abortion Pill Reversal Notification bill

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Kansans for Life’s top legislative priority this year has been passed by both the Kansas House and Senate and is now on its way to Governor Laura Kelly as of April 15, ...

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Gov. Kelly signs 16 bills into law

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed 16 bills into law the week of April 8. The laws included one dictating the minimum number of safety drills that schools across the state are required ...

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Cannonball detonated after being on display at Kansas museum for 20 years

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It was on display for over 20 years yet no one knew a cannonball had never been defused. Authorities detonated the explosive Friday afternoon after it was inspected by a sharp-eyed by ...

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