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Man, woman die in head-on Mo. crash

NOEL (AP) – Two people have died in a head-on crash in southwest Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says …Read More

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Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept not isolated

NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the type of racial discrimination in the Ferguson, Missouri, …Read More

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K-State changes renames computer network iSIS to KSIS

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is renaming its computer network system to avoid associating with a terrorist group. …Read More

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Mo. AG stops online payday lenders

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Eight online payday lenders operated by one man from a South Dakota reservation will repay Missouri …Read More

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Kansas CIty police investigating after toddler’s death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating after a 2-year-old girl was found dead from burn-related injuries …Read More

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Lobbyist confronts teacher over Brownback mention in speech

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A lobbyist who used to work as Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief of staff is defending his …Read More

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Homeowners group grants playhouse for young girl with cancer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard, but was …Read More

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Kansas lawmakers waiting for analysis of GOP schools plan

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are waiting for a detailed analysis of how a plan from Republican leaders to …Read More

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Americans spent billions to pamper, protect pets last year

SUE MANNING, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pet industry trade group says Americans spent $58 billion on their …Read More

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2 SE Kansas teens hospitalized after rear-end crash

EMPORIA – Two Kansas teenagers were injured in an accident just after 6 p.m. on Thursday in Lyon County. The …Read More

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Group Vows To Improve Conditions At State Mental Hospital

By DAVE RANNEY Kansas Sen. Molly Baumgardner thought it’d be great if a dozen — maybe two dozen — people …Read More

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Missouri Senate’s student transfer bill could cost $224M

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A Senate bill intended to fix issues with Missouri’s student transfer law could cost more than …Read More

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Newest Kansas justice won’t sit in on education funding case

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court’s newest justice and the only one appointed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback …Read More

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Kansas Senate panel shifts funds within higher ed budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A legislative committee’s proposed budget for the Kansas higher education system would shift money away from …Read More

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Report: Suicides by girls and young women continue to climb

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the suicide rate for girls and young women …Read More

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Missouri Senate OKs higher weight limits on livestock trucks

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A measure to set higher weight limits on trucks carrying livestock on most Missouri roads has …Read More

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Danforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An aide to former U.S. Sen. John Danforth says she was on the phone with …Read More

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NE Kansas man accused of sex exploitation arrested in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Kansas man wanted for alleged sexual exploitation of a child has been arrested in northern …Read More

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Kansas nuclear plant requests rate increase for upgrades

LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) — Westar Energy has requested a $152 million rate increase from the Kansas Corporation Commission to …Read More

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Kan. Bill Would Give Parents More Leeway To Refuse Medication For Kids

By ANDY MARSO A 14-year-old Washington boy died of leukemia in 2007 after a judge ruled the state could not …Read More

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Sen. Moran Sponsors Legislation to Support General Aviation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, recently sponsored bipartisan legislation …Read More

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County sheriffs from Kan., 2 other states sue over Colorado pot law

DENVER (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs are from Colorado, …Read More

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