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Ted Nugent Coming to Kansas for Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has enlisted Ted Nugent’s support for his gubernatorial campaign. Kobach’s campaign has confirmed that the musician will appear at the Lenexa Community Center on June 23 for ...

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Oldest woman in Kansas dies

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She loved to travel on missions trips with her church and enjoyed singing in the choir. Edna Martha Shaffer, the oldest person in Kansas, passed away on Monday in Topeka at the ...

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A Reflection of History: Brown V. Board Mural Unveiled at Kansas Capitol

Sixty-four years ago, the United States Supreme Court handed down the decision to end legal segregation in the public school system as part of the Brown v. Board of Education case. A ...

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Pilots to hold logo reveal at Capital Plaza Hotel

THE VOTES ARE IN! After a total of 1,577 votes with a 58%/42% split, the Topeka Pilots (formerly the RoadRunners) will reveal their new logo at an event Thursday, June 14th, in ...

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Local teachers share in $1 Million National Donation from SONIC during Teacher Appreciation Month

Sonic® Drive-In, a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning® initiatives, celebrated Teacher Appreciation Month throughout the month of May with the third-annual #ThanksTeach social media campaign to ...

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Topeka’s hockey team is now the Pilots

Lamar Hunt Jr., the new owner of Topeka’s NAHL hockey team formerly known as the RoadRunners, announced June 5 that the team will now be known as the Pilots. The announcement came ...

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Kris Kobach appears in parade with military gear, upsets city officials

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The City of Shawnee is apparently afraid of military equipment being viewed by kids and touchy adults. After Secretary of State Kris Kobach appeared in the Old Shawnee Days Parade in a ...

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Scarecrows… Tarantulas… RoadRunners… WHAT’S NEXT???

Topeka’s NAHL hockey team, formerly know as the Roadrunners, have scheduled the unveiling of the new team name on Tuesday, June 5th at the Kansas Expocentre. The event will be from 4pm-7pm ...

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Don’t let your church be the next site of a violent act

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient to Visit Area Cities

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Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to millions of children in need each year. For many years, Topeka families have packed shoebox gifts ...

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Does the Kansas Constitution guarantee the right to life or the right to abortion?

A state court has ruled that the Kansas ban of dismemberment abortion of a living unborn child violates our State constitution. In response, the legislature will consider putting a proposed constitutional amendment ...

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Kansas Board of Regents wants to again up tuition

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Tuition at Kansas universities has been raised 55 percent since 2009 and the Kansas Board of Regents wants more. The Board acknowledges they’re raising about $730 million from tuition under the current ...

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Governor Colyer Signs Adoption Protection Act, SB 284, into Law

Valley Center – Governor Jeff Colyer today signed SB 284, the Adoption Protection Act into law at a ceremony held at Youth Horizons Kinloch Price Boys Ranch in Valley Center, KS. The ...

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FL Reaps Better Educational Achievement than KS for Less Money

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Florida spends significantly less per pupil on education, but that didn’t stop its students from outperforming students in Kansas schools on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2017. Of the ...

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The Creation of Hope: My journey through the darkness of mental illness

By Mark Brenneman May is Mental Health month in America, and what better time to look at the positive side of those that struggle with mental illness. There is so much negative ...

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Missouri has a booming export to Kansas: sex offenders

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While many Missourians may be relieved that sex offenders are leaving the state, Kansas and other neighboring states may be struggling with the influx. Missouri’s one-size-fits-all approach sends hundreds of sex offenders ...

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Kansas Legislature passes Adoption Protection Act

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It was another late night last night with the Kansas House passing the Adoption Protection Act around midnight, and then the Senate also passing the bill around 2:00 a.m. It was hard ...

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Lifeline announces big changes

The Lifeline Children’s Services Kansas team has announced some big news about how God is working. In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board ...

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Kansas Jobs Grow Thanks to High Costs of Business in Seattle

A Seattle-area business is picking up stakes and heading east to cash in on the lower cost of doing business in Kansas compared to Seattle. Flow, an industrial waterjet manufacturer, announced it ...

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Despite ruling of liberal judge, Kobach leads in Kansas

The liberal judge who ruled in 2016 that voters do not need to prove citizenship, has continued her crusade against voting laws and is again targeting the Kansas Secretary of State. Judge ...

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Feisty & Feminine Workshop offered on interacting with Muslims

Dr. Dawlat Bishara, Dr. Safwat Bishara, and Former Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast will join CWA State Director Barbara Saldivar in a frank panel discussion of how to engage authoritatively ...

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Three men guilty of plotting domestic terrorism

A jury found three Kansas men guilty Wednesday of terrorism in plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees. The was attack stopped by another member of the group ...

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Dodge City responds to teen suicide epidemic

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Why are Dodge City teenagers killing themselves? The community came together this week to find answers to the suicide explosion and offer support. “Our youth need to know they are not alone, ...

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Pastor Fred Hollomon, former Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate, Remembered

Fred Hollomon, a Southern Baptist pastor who served as Senate chaplain in Topeka for over 33 years, died February 13, 2018 at his home in Lawrence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s ...

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Gracia Burnham hated herself more than her terrorist captors

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During her long captivity in the dense Philippine jungle, Kansan Gracia Burnham came to realize she hated herself. “The hardest thing for me was seeing myself for what I really was. When ...

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