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Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of ‘Nashville’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady’s office says she’ll appear on the …Read More

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Mo. Mulls State Funds to Districts for Preschool

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri lawmakers are moving to put more of the state’s money where their mouths are in …Read More

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Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings …Read More

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Blunt: Appalling For Obama admin to play politics with Jobs, continue blocking Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s announcement today …Read More

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NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first out-of-this-world humanoid robot is finally getting its space …Read More

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KC Police Say Man Shot to Death at Gas Station

KANSAS CITY (AP) – Kansas City police say a man was found shot to death in a car where officers …Read More

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Kansas man injured in Saturday morning crash

HIAWATHA—A Kansas man injured in Saturday morning crash in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a Dodge Ram truck …Read More

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Missouri Republicans Outline New Gun Proposal

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri Republicans have outlined a new approach to prevent federal agents from enforcing gun control laws …Read More

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Topeka site offering compressed natural gas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka business has started publicly offering compressed natural gas to some drivers. Questar Fueling’s, compressed …Read More

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Task force on earthquake increase making little progress

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback to explore whether man-made activity has caused …Read More

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Governor signs 19 bills into law

By Trevor Graff KHI News Service TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed 19 bills into law Friday, including measures …Read More

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the …Read More

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KCK preschool trauma program gets national attention

By Alex Smith KCUR KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Every parent knows that young children have meltdowns now and then — …Read More

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Are you ready for Kansas Denim Day?

KDHE TOPEKA, Kan. – April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month and one way the Kansas Department of Health and Environment …Read More

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Why Cheese Is Essential to Ag Trade Growth

BY MELISSA GEORGE KESSLER, Missouri Farm Bureau Gorgonzola, asiago, parmesan, feta—all of these are common in grocery stores and restaurants, …Read More

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GOP committee explores Vegas as convention site over KC

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican National Committee team has paid a visit to Las Vegas to explore the logistics …Read More

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Friday plane crash victim was former Kansas lawmaker

HILLSBORO (AP) — A former six-term Kansas House member who was appointed in December to the state’s Supreme Court Nominating …Read More

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Kansas governor signs technical abortion changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal …Read More

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Murder Suspect Wants Statements Thrown Out

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An attorney for a Springfield man suspected of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl want statements he …Read More

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Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with 18 felony counts in connection with about …Read More

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Clinton White House documents set for release

KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former …Read More

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Governor lets SE Kansas casino bill become law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback is allowing a bill aimed at luring a state-owned casino to southeast Kansas …Read More

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