Historic farms to be recognized at Missouri event

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years will be recognized …Read More

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Three injured when car hits Kan. Highway Patrol vehicle

OLATHE, Kan- Three people were injured in an accident just after 5:30 p.m. on Saturday in Johnson County. The Kansas …Read More

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GOP newsletter talks about ‘KNEA trolls’

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Republican Party has sent out a newsletter that offers advice on dealing with “trolls” …Read More

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Mo. man charged in death of infant daughter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Kansas City man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the co-sleeping death of …Read More

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Crews demolish partially collapsed KC church

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews are demolishing a northeast Kansas City church that partially collapsed with children inside. The …Read More

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Kansas man convicted in New Year’s Day killing

WESTMORELAND, Kan. (AP) — A St. Marys man has been convicted of unintentional second-degree murder in the New Year’s Day …Read More

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Motorcycle rally rattles nerves in KC suburb

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — A Labor Day weekend rally of what the government calls an outlaw motorcycle gang has …Read More

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Farmers, ranchers must set the record straight

Some people have the mistaken idea that farmers and ranchers are harming our environment. You hear it everywhere: at the …Read More

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Research could make solar energy more attractive

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — University researchers and utilities are conducting solar panel research that could make the energy source more …Read More

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Kansas City Man Sentenced to Life In Federal Drug Trafficking Case

United States Attorney’s Office KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A Kansas City man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison in a …Read More

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Democrat taps into doubts about Kansas governor

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic legislator still unknown to some Kansas voters is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback a …Read More

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Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked federal officials to issue an economic-injury disaster declaration in St. …Read More

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Bruffett confirmed as KDADS chief

By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — Kari Bruffett was confirmed this week as secretary of the Kansas Department …Read More

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Obama on Labor Day: Don’t take rights for granted (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that …Read More

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Mo. Teacher evaluation changes coming to the your Nov. ballot

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri voters are likely to hear a lot about good teachers and local control in the …Read More

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New plan emerges for southeast Kansas casino

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Efforts to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas are getting off the ground with a …Read More

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New challenge for Tax forms

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that brought you the glitchy website has a massive …Read More

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Senators, candidates dismiss residency questions

BILL BARROW, Associated Press CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, …Read More

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Obama to raise federal, military pay by 1 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay …Read More

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Huelskamp, Roberts & Moran Tour Future Home of NBAF

MANHATTAN, KS – Today Representative Tim Huelskamp along with U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran received a tour from …Read More

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Kansas taxes $4M less than expected in August

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new report says Kansas collected $4 million less in taxes than expected in August. The …Read More

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Stalemate between insurer, hospital chain

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Catholic Health Initiatives is set to …Read More

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