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Ft. Riley Soldier Dies In Iraq

Posted: 02/17/2011 - The Department of Defense says 24-year old Spc. Lashawn D. Evans of Columbia, SC died Feb. 15 in Baghdad in a non-combat related incident.

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Bill For Arizona-Style Law In Kansas Stirs Opposition

Posted: 02/17/2011 - An influential Kansas House member's proposal on illegal immigration is already drawing criticism because it contains a provision similar to the law enacted last year in Arizona.

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Kansas Celebrates "Jordy Nelson Day"

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson and his family visited the Statehouse on Thursday morning, where Gov. Sam Brownback signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 17, 2011 as "Jordy Nelson Day" in Kansas.

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Kan. Gov.'s Aide: Everything On Table On Pensions

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's spokeswoman says everything is on the table as state officials address the long-term funding issues faced by the state pension system.

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Car Crash Causes 2000+ Customers To Lose Power

Updated: 02/17/2011 - At 10:30 Thursday morning Westar's website indicated that 2,433 customers in Shawnee County were without power. By 11:20 a.m. power had been restored to all but 241, according to Westar's website.

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Aldersgate Village To Host Fashion Show

Posted: 02/17/2011 - WIBW-TV anchor Melissa Brunner will help host a fashion show at Aldersgate Village Thursday afternoon. The women-only fashion show and lunch celebrates women of all generations.

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Kan. Budget Chief: Special Ed Issue May Cost $61M

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director says the state may be forced to pay far more than previously expected to avoid losing federal funds for special education programs in public schools.

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Lied Center Welcomes Inge's "Bus Stop" This Saturday

Posted: 02/16/2011 - The famed Kansas playwright who graduated from KU, penned "Bus Stop" in 1955. Now KU's Lied Center welcomes the Montana Repertory Theatre Company to perform the play this weekend.

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Budget Chief: Special Ed Issue May Cost $61M

Posted: 02/16/2011 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director says the state may be forced to pay far more than previously expected to avoid losing federal funds for special education programs in public schools.

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Feds Charge 2 In Food Program Fraud In Kansas

Posted: 02/16/2011 - Federal prosecutors have charged a Wichita grocery store owner and another man as part of a broad investigation into the sale of food program benefits for cash in Wichita.

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Abortion Opponents Push Fetal Pain Measure

Posted: 02/16/2011 - Abortion opponents in Kansas are trying to follow Nebraska's lead in enacting a law to restrict abortions based on when a fetus is likely to feel pain.

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