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Kansas election becomes urban vs rural

You can talk all you want about the quality of the candidates, or lack thereof, but one thing is clear looking at the maps of the 2018 midterm election, the battle is ...

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How to get your sample ballot for Kansas

Looking for a sample ballot specific to your city for the Nov. 6, 2018 election? Check out our link below. It’s easy: just put in your address and you’ll see the ballot. ...

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Church cleaning up after Halloween trashing

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Whether a Halloween prank or act of hate, the pain of a trashed church is still the same. Glory land Missionary Baptist Church fell victim to the incident which left substantial damage ...

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Infamous waterslide demolition underway at Schlitterbahn

Crews today are continuing the demolition of a giant waterslide that a 10-year-old Kansas boy was riding when he was decapitated two years ago. The destruction of the 17-story Verruckt, which was ...

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New statue honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower unveiled on statehouse grounds

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the statehouse grounds. The statue is ...

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Safe Kids Kansas offers tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe

TOPEKA – On Halloween, ghosts and ghouls may give you a fright, but real dangers, like pedestrian accidents, falls, burns and poisonings are a scary reality. Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department ...

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College student to speak on hit-and-run at church event

Amber Wilhelm, a college student from Horton who miraculously survived a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian, will give a testimony of God’s hand on her life during a special concert of praise ...

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App will make Kansas driver license renewals easier

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Kansas officials say several changes should decrease the time people spend to renew their driver’s license. Starting Tuesday, people ages 21-50 can renew licenses through the Department of Revenue’s iKan mobile app ...

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Gov. Colyer and fitness guru Jake Steinfeld open new DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers at three Kansas schools

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer joined Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for the Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), Wednesday, to cut the ribbon on the newly gifted “$100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness ...

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Kansas sued over gender and birth certificates

A federal lawsuit is challenging Kansas policy that prohibits changing the gender designation on birth certificates for people with gender dysphoria. The current law bases determination of gender on biology rather than ...

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Kansas teen meets with members of Congress about flavored tobacco products

Hailey Kisner, Hutchinson, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ Youth Advocacy Symposium. The five-day workshop is designed to build skills in advocacy, communications and leadership. ...

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Kansas Republican incumbent in danger of losing to Democrat with over twice the funding

Republican Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder has raised the largest amount — $1.1 million — a Republican in his district has ever pulled in over a three-month period, but Democratic challenger Sharice Davids ...

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Deaf Democrat candidate loses party support

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Kansas Democrats have pulled their support from a deaf State House candidate poised to make history. Chis Haulmark – running for a state House seat in Kansas’ 15th congressional district – would ...

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President Trump to hold rally in Topeka October 6

President Donald Trump is coming from the nation’s capital to the Capital City. “We’re thrilled to welcome President Trump to the Sunflower State!” GOP chairman Kelly Arnold said in response to the ...

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State agencies answer increase in questions about bats and rabies

The Kansas Departments of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) have had an increase in the number of calls recently from residents who have questions about bats in ...

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Kansas News Briefs

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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

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

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

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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