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Kansas mulling response to legal pot in Colorado

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas hasn’t decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its …Read More

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Kansas senator sees progress against IS in Iraq

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts has finished a two-day tour of Iraq and says he’s seeing signs …Read More

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Mother seeks resentencing in deadly Johnson Co. arson fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Johnson County physician who killed two of her children in an arson fire wants …Read More

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Abortion bills not top goal of Mo. lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri’s legislative leaders say anti-abortion measures are not among their main priorities next session. Eight bills …Read More

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Authorities investigate death at shooting range

OGDEN, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating a death at a shooting range in Kansas. The Manhattan Mercury reports that …Read More

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Least productive Congress? Not this one, barely

WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out this Congress did not produce the fewest laws since the days of Harry Truman. …Read More

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GOP to back ‘The Interview’ if it gets to theaters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the movie “The Interview” if theater …Read More

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Happy day: Elton John, David Furnish marry in England

GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Entertainer Elton John and longtime mate David Furnish officially married Sunday on the …Read More

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Police investigate shooting in east Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after three people were shot in east Kansas City, with one person …Read More

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The Outbreaks report provides the public, policymakers and a broad and diverse set of groups involved in public health and the health care system with an objective, nonpartisan, independent analysis of the status of infectious
disease policies; encourages greater transparency and accountability of the system; and recommends ways to assure the public health and healthcare systems meet today’s needs and work across borders to accomplish their goals.

Mo. and Kan. gets low grade for disease preparedness

By Dave Ranney KHI News Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kansas is among the nation’s least prepared states for responding to …Read More

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The Farmer’s Tale

BY DENNY BANNISTER Christmas is not just for those in the city where stores are abundant and bright lights shine …Read More

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Obama renews tax breaks, creates ABLE accounts

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed legislation renewing dozens of costly tax breaks for …Read More

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Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK in 1961 (VIDEO)

BOSTON (AP) — The Kennedy Presidential Library wants to remind the world that not even the threat of thermonuclear conflict …Read More

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Michael Brown’s family condemns shootings of NYC officers

The Associated Press The family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released …Read More

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6 MU fraternity members arrested

COLUMBIA – Police have arrested six University of Missouri-Columbia students on suspicion of hazing during a hide-and-seek style game. The …Read More

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Police brutality protesters attempt to block traffic on I-70

KANSAS CITY – Kansas City police have made about a dozen arrests after a group protesting police brutality attempted to …Read More

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McCaskill-backed Security Clearance Bill Clears the Senate

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate this week gave unanimous approval to the Security Clearance Accountability, Reform, and Enhancement Act, bipartisan …Read More

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Moran: Obama can ease regulations on wheat exports to Cuba

ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran urges the Treasury Department to immediately rewrite cumbersome …Read More

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Marchers take part in police violence protest in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About 45 people have marched through part of downtown Topeka to protest police violence. The Topeka …Read More

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Audit: US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack

HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional audit says the federal government isn’t fully prepared to handle a …Read More

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Mo. man sentenced for home invasion killing

JOPLIN – A Joplin man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for participating in a home-invasion killing. The …Read More

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Dr. Susan Mosier, state Medicaid director, has been named secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.-Photo by Phil Cauthon

Governor selects Mosier for permanent KDHE post

By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback appointed Susan Mosier as secretary of the Kansas Department …Read More

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