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Naked driver leads officers on high-speed chase

HAYS, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a naked Lawrence man crashed into a tractor-trailer while fleeing from troopers …Read More

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2 critical in NE Kansas ATV crash

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two people have suffered critical injuries in an all-terrain vehicle crash in rural Douglas County. Douglas …Read More

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Kansas high court reverses DUI conviction over improper test

BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has reversed the drunken driving conviction of …Read More

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Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags …Read More

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Mo. Man Indicted for Shooting at Airplane

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced in a media release on …Read More

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Sen. Blunt Remains On Subcommittees Overseeing Ag, Defense Spending

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations announced today that U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) will serve on …Read More

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Bill would impose fine, help deter voter fraud

By Amelia Arvesen KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA – Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach expressed Thursday in a Senate …Read More

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Kansas City Program Focuses On ‘Healthy Women, Healthy Babies’

By Mike Sherry Faced with a surprise pregnancy – and then feeling the pressure of transitioning from an independent woman …Read More

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Study: Insurers may be using drug costs to discriminate

KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A new report warns that insurance companies — perhaps more than …Read More

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Toll-free legislative hotline available to Kansas residents

TOPEKA — Kansas residents can access information on state government, legislation, public policy issues and more by calling (800) 432-3924. …Read More

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Mo. and Kan. reps discuss bi-state gun legislation UPDATE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pitching similar legislation to restrict firearms for persons …Read More

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Kansas governor won’t disclose other appeals court hopefuls

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s office is refusing to disclose the names of potential candidates who were passed …Read More

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2 adults, child hospitalized after interstate collision

KANSAS CITY – Three people were injured in an accident just after 5 p.m. on Friday in Wyandotte County. The …Read More

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AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity

NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent …Read More

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Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections fell $47 million short of expectations this month. The worse-than-anticipated collections …Read More

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White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents …Read More

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Kansas bill would make parking easier for disabled vets

By Kelsie Jennings KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — Some disabled Kansas veterans and legislators are working on a bill …Read More

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Parts of Iowa, Missouri nearing drought status

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Parts of Iowa, Missouri and other Midwest states are teetering close to drought status. The National …Read More

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Foster father sentenced in death of girl left in hot car

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to nearly three years in state prison after a 10-month-old …Read More

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Suburban KC high school may put valuable painting on display soon

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City school district says it is negotiating to bring a Thomas Hart …Read More

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CDC: Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related …Read More

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Mo. man convicted of lesser murder charge after gun law change

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A Springfield man who withdrew his guilty plea to second-degree murder after state gun laws were changed …Read More

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