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Voter Guide: Kansas Judges

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For many Kansas voters, the most difficult offices to vote for are “the judges.” From the State Supreme Court to your local District Court, there is little information to assist the voter, unless you ...

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Johnson County Republicans elect two conservative immigrants to lead the party

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The Republican Party in Johnson County, Kansas has a new public image after a surprise ending to a vote for party chair and other board positions. It has huge implications for the ...

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Museum wants to make COVID-19 part of local history exhibit

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The Pandemic of 2020 is going down in history. Literally. The Johnson County (Kan.) Museum has a plan to enshrine evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on society and they need the ...

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Johnson County Kansas announces 5th virus case

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The Johnson County (Kansas) Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has announced Saturday a fifth case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The patient was identified through testing sent to the Kansas Department of ...

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment announces COVID-19 online resource center and 1st case in Kansas

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has announced the launch of the agency’s online resource center for Kansans to learn more about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, get answers to commonly ...

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Ghost towns of Kansas City

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The Kansas City area is dotted with old towns and ghost towns, some with distinct evidence of their existence, while others have faded away completely. Their histories, however, remain. Because of the ...

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Local officials learning tax hikes doom consumer spending

City and county officials in Johnson County recently told the Kansas City Star they are ‘puzzled’ by sluggish sales tax collections and consumer spending. They shouldn’t be.  Local officials should realize the obvious. Kansans ...

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Kansas Congressional candidate Weir pushes back against charge she was recruited for her looks

Disability rights advocate Sara Hart Weir recently announced that she is running against Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids in Kansas’s 3rd District congressional race. Elizabeth Arnold, a progressive political activist from Johnson County, ...

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Christian school founder not guilty of molestation

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The founder of a Shawnee Christian school has redeemed himself in front of a jury concerning  accusations of molesting children at the school. Dennis Creason was found not guilty at trial Tuesday, according ...

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ANALYSIS: The truth about the Kansas Republican women switching parties

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In recent days 3 legislators and one soon to be former legislator announced that they either have switched, or will be switching their political affiliation from the Republican to the Democrat Party. ...

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Feedlot expansion near Powell Gardens halted temporarily

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A state commission on Tuesday temporarily halted the expansion of a cattle feedlot near Johnson County Missouri’s Powell Gardens. The future of the agribusiness is now in the hands of the Missouri ...

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