US adult smoking rate drops slightly

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped …Read More

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Kansas safety net clinics seek federal funding for new sites

By Bryan Thompson, KPR TOPEKA — Even with the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans still lack health insurance. For …Read More

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Blunt: Families Can’t Afford Obama’s “Most Expensive Regulation Ever”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today regarding the Obama Administration’s newly-announced ozone rule: …Read More

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Kansas man dies in rollover accident

PARSONS- A Kansas man died in an accident just after 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Neosho County. The Kansas Highway …Read More

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Did Missouri Veterans Commission keep veterans in the dark?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Veterans Commission poorly communicated with veterans when handling pension and disability claims, according …Read More

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Commissioners clear way for potential Kan. casino project

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Pittsburg city commissioners have approved an ordinance annexing 130 acres of land near the city’s outskirts …Read More

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Obamas gets the bill for White House Thanksgiving

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack …Read More

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Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers say an experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and has triggered signs of immune protection in the …Read More

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Ferguson grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said …Read More

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Sharpton gathers families of men killed by police, including Browns

DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton has joined the families of three unarmed black …Read More

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Foster dad pleads guilty in Kan. hot car death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A foster dad has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for leaving a 10-month-old girl inside a …Read More

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Final NTSB report on Bramlage family plane crash

JUNCTION CITY-  The Ron and Becky Bramlage family were killed in a plane crash in Florida on June 7,  2012 …Read More

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Two hospitalized after Toyota hits a semi

BONNER SPRINGS- Two people were injured in an accident just after 6 a.m. on Wednesday in Leavenworth County. The Kansas …Read More

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Taxpayers sue Gov. Nixon for Mo. Common Core test

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A Missouri judge says taxes from three people suing Gov. Jay Nixon won’t go to a …Read More

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Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC’s “Tonight” show because he said it …Read More

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Reward in 10-year-old Kan. girl’s death grows to $7K

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The reward has grown to $7,000 for information leading to an arrest in a drive-by …Read More

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70-year-old Mo. man gets life in prison for murder of his neighbor

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A western Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his …Read More

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Ferguson protesters storm St. Louis City Hall

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have arrested at least two people at a protest over the Ferguson grand jury decision …Read More

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Governor’s Christmas tree arrives at Cedar Crest

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A horse-drawn coach carrying Santa Claus has delivered the governor’s Christmas tree to Cedar Crest. The …Read More

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ACLU revises gay marriage suit to raise new claims

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has revised its lawsuit over gay marriage in Kansas to raise …Read More

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Kansas credit union manager sentenced for theft

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former manager of Jayhawk Federal Credit Union has been sentenced to three years of probation …Read More

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US agency threatens to act against air bag maker

TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are threatening fines and legal action against Takata Corp. …Read More

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