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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it …Read More

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

US official: Auto safety agency under review

JOAN LOWY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official says the “safety culture” of the federal agency …Read More

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Kylee Bliss, 18, has formed a nonprofit foundation to raise awareness about and spur research into post-concussion syndrome after sustaining life-altering concussions herself.-photo by Mike Sherry

Sidelined player steps up game in concussion awareness effort

By Mike Sherry Hale Center for Journalism LAWRENCE — A talented athlete, Kylee Bliss could have been a scholarship basketball …Read More

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KHP

Two teens hospitalized after vehicle overturns

GARNETT, Kan – Two Kansas teens were injured in an accident just before 5 p.m. on Friday in Anderson County. …Read More

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Roberts and Orman

Orman proposes veterans aid in Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman has outlined proposals for helping veterans as he campaigns against Republican Sen. …Read More

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police

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

DOUG ESSER, Associated Press MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince …Read More

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Crowd-sourcing website Kanstarter goes live

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A crowd-sourcing website aimed at helping Kansas communities has gone live with its first four projects. …Read More

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Former Kansas Medicaid official Andy Allison spearheaded the expansion effort in Arkansas as director of that state’s program. He says an infusion of young and relatively healthy Medicaid recipients into Arkansas’ private insurance market is pushing down rates for everyone else. Allison spoke Thursday at the 2014 Kansas Economic Policy Conference on Thursday at the University of Kansas- photo by Jim McLean

ACA gets mixed reviews at Kan. economic conference

By Jim McLean KHI News Service LAWRENCE — Which of the following is true: • The Affordable Care Act has …Read More

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gay marriage

Judge nixes opposite-sex couple’s bid to join suit

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has spurned an effort by a heterosexual couple to intervene in a …Read More

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Semi driver hospitalized after trailer flips

KANSAS CITY- A Kansas semi driver was injured in an accident just after 11 a.m. on Friday in Wyandotte County. …Read More

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Camera

Report: Surveillance cams on increase in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri said in a new report that surveillance devices in …Read More

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Court

Woman pleads guilty in highway shooting of her boyfriend

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence woman has pleaded guilty to arranging the shooting of her ex-boyfriend on a highway …Read More

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Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten

PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats’ campaign arm is borrowing $10 million for a last-minute boost to …Read More

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Fulton State Hospital

Financing approved for Mo. mental hospital

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri board has approved a bond issuance to finance a new mental health facility …Read More

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Brownback and Davis

Democrat loses ground in Kansas governor’s race

JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust …Read More

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Roeder

Court upholds verdict, overturns sentence, in abortion shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a man who admitted shooting …Read More

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Ebola

Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a …Read More

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Iconic Kansas City hotel damaged by fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of the iconic Hotel Savoy in Kansas City says he’s confident the business …Read More

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Kan. man guilty of using girlfriend as police shield

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man, also convicted in Leavenworth County,  is guilty of kidnapping after using his girlfriend …Read More

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Judge seals affidavits in KU rape allegations

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Douglas County judge says probable cause affidavits in the alleged rapes of two women last …Read More

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Sentencing delayed again in barroom slaying

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sentencing for a 30-year-old Kansas man convicted of killing a patron at a Topeka bar in …Read More

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Brownback and Davis

Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to …Read More

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