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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

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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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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Kansas City cleans up, more tornado threats today

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Kansas City residents are cleaning up from straight-line winds and at least one tornado that touched down west of Belton overnight. Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes will continue threaten lives ...

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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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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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KS Legislature finally comes to an ugly compromise on school funding

The Kansas House and Senate worked past midnight on Saturday to finally pass a school funding measure. The House mostly got their way, as the amount remained at the $500 million that ...

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Legislators hold up Kansas school funding plan; offer Constitutional Amendment to end cycle of lawsuits

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For years now, legislators in the State of Kansas have been paying nervous tribute to the Kansas Supreme Court. As reported by the Kansas Policy Institute, the Kansas House developed a school funding plan ...

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Religious liberty in jeopardy in Kansas

The Kansas House of Representatives has rejected HB 2481, the Adoption Protection Act, by a vote of 58 to 64, thus jeopardizing religious liberty in the state of Kansas. The law would preserve ...

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Kansas faith-based adoption agencies under attack by ACLU

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When Cara DeCoursey faced an unplanned pregnancy 28 years ago, the Catholic teen knew she was going to give her child up for adoption. “I found strength in a faith-based adoption agency. ...

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Hearings to be held on Adoption Protection Act

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Faith-based adoption agencies in Kansas have been helping children find their forever homes for more than 60 years. Today, their ability to help kids is threatened. In 2006, Catholic Charities was forced ...

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CWA of Kansas to Hold State Conference in Topeka

CWA of Kansas is part of Concerned Women for America.  CWA is the largest public policy women’s organization in the nation. The Kansas State CWA Conference will be held on March 15, ...

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New Activities Added to EasterFest in North Topeka

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The Great Football Toss, where kids & adults can throw small footballs at a target on the ground to win one of four bicycles, will be a new event at EasterFest in ...

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Fires, dust storms plague Kansas this week

Winds approaching hurricane force and dry conditions fueled dangerous fires yesterday with gusts of 70 miles per hour in western Kansas challenging firefighters. Wildfires continue to burn across several Kansas Counties Wednesday ...

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Kobach goes to court to fight legal challenge to Kansas’ proof-of-citizenship law

A Kansas law requiring proof of citizenship on voter registration forms goes on trial this week in federal court. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants to prove his assertions that voter fraud ...

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Kansas Has a New Governor

Governor Jeff Colyer was sworn in as the 47th governor of Kansas at 3 p.m. January 31 in the Capitol rotunda in Topeka, accompanied by First Lady Ruth Colyer and their daughters, ...

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Kansas Pro-Life Legislative Update

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President Donald Trump made good on one of his campaign promises early in his presidency by nominating strong conservative judge Neil Gorsuch as the successor to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...

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Kansas pendulum swinging to the other side?

Dorothy, you may not be in (conservative) Kansas any more. Anyone who wasn’t prepared to see conservative losses in the August primary (with more perhaps to come in the general election) simply ...

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Kansas town pushes back after atheists remove 9/11 banner

Don’t mess with Pittsburg, Kan. Residents of the town didn’t respond with anger when local atheists forced the Post Office to take down a 9/11 banner, they responded with a city-wide effort ...

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