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Kansas college to honor Bob Dole with statue Washburn University will dedicate a statue to former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole to celebrate his life of public service. Dole, who is 95, plans ...

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Kansas review committee begins work to address pregnancy-associated deaths

Pregnancy is often a positive experience filled with joy and anticipation. For some families, this exciting time turns tragic. Miscarriage and still births are one form of tragedy, but also there is ...

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Sheriff: Wounded officer saved witnesses before dying

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A Kansas sheriff says a wounded deputy managed to kill his attacker and save two witnesses before collapsing and dying. The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said that ...

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Prairie Village to debate LGBTQ protections

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Prairie Village is considering an ordinance to include sexual orientation in its discrimination policies. The ordinance would expand coverage to all individuals who consider themselves lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transexual or queer (LGBTQ) ...

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Kansas near top for registered sex offenders

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A report last week has Kansas near the top of a list of 10 states with the most registered offenders per capita. In the report, released by asecurelife.com, Kansas ranks as the 9th ...

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Awaken the Dawn is coming to Kansas

Last year over 50,000 people went to Washington, D.C., with 1,600 worship teams from all 50 states, for Awaken the Dawn 2017. Every state had their own tent, and they spent 50 ...

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Another effort to keep Kobach off ballot fails

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A last ditch effort by liberals to keep Kris Kobach off the November Kansas ballot for governor has failed. The latest was a legal challenge filed by Davis Hammet of Topeka. The ...

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KS Congressional candidate caught lying in TV ad: AP

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The Associated Press has done a Fact Check on statements by Democrat candidate Sharice Davids, who is running in the Third Congressional District that encompasses Overland Park and Johnson County Kansas. The ...

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Aquatic wildlife propagation center opens in SE Kansas

The future for some of Kansas’ most imperiled aquatic species got brighter Thursday, August 16, with the grand opening of the Kansas Aquatic Biodiversity Center (KABC) at the Farlington Fish Hatchery in ...

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“Your kids are at risk,” trafficking expert says

Human trafficking is a growing problem in Topeka, in Kansas and Missouri, and across the nation. It’s a form of modern-day slavery that includes labor and sex trafficking, organs, and sex tourism. ...

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That is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, to represent Kansas

Each year as part of the Great Reads program at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, every state offers a book that highlights its literary culture and history. At this year’s ...

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Topeka police officer’s lip-sync tribute to fallen LEOs goes viral

A Topeka Police officer is going viral in recent weeks with a lip-sync challenge video with a unique spin. The video, which was posted July 6, has over 10.8 million views. Law ...

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Kansas man also filmed up skirts of women at church

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Court records say a Wichita State University student who’s accused of taking more than a dozen up-the-skirt videos of women on campus also filmed unsuspecting people at a church and in a ...

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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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