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Haysville Residents Approve 1 Cent Sales Tax

Posted: 04/02/2014 - A 1-cent retail sales tax was approved in Haysville, but not by much. The Sedgwick County Election office says the tax passed Tuesday with 284 voting yes, and 267 opposed. The city's sale tax will now be 8.5 percent.

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Kansas Senate Passes Gun-Rights Measure

Updated: 04/02/2014 - The Kansas Senate has approved legislation that would strip cities and counties of their power to regulate firearms and nullify existing local gun ordinances.

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Kansas Group Seeking To Decriminalize Marijuana

Posted: 04/02/2014 - A statewide group seeking to legalize marijuana in Kansas has launched a petition drive in Wichita to remove criminal penalties for possessing an ounce or less of the substance.

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13's Rob Peppers Joins Recognition Of Parkinson's Awareness Month

Posted: 04/01/2014 - Resolutions on the House and Senate floor applauded the Governor's proclamation of April as "Parkinson's Awareness Month." Lawmakers were joined by people who are living with the disease, including long-time WIBW-TV meteorologist Rob Peppers.

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TPAC Names Interim Leader

Updated: 04/01/2014 - Michael Silva began work Tuesday as the interim executive director at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

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Kansas Lawmakers Worked Late On School Funding Plan

Updated: 04/02/2014 - A Kansas Senate budget committee has finished work on a school finance proposal that attempts to satisfy a recent state Supreme Court ruling requiring more funding for poor school districts.

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Fast Facts About A Tsunami

Updated: 04/01/2014 - Tsunamis are formed by a displacement of water - a landslide, volcanic eruption, or slippage of the boundary between two of the earth's tectonic plates.

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Emporia Zoo's Orphan Mountain Lion Cub Gets His Name

Updated: 04/01/2014 - Flint. That's the winning name for the David Traylor Zoo's brand-new mountain lion cub. The poor, little guy was found next to his dead mother who was shot illegally in Washington state. He found a home...

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DA: Committee Did Not Violate Open Meetings Law

Posted: 04/01/2014 - A prosecutor says Wichita's Airport Naming Committee did not violate the Kansas Open Meetings Act when it held two meetings without prior notification to the public.

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Feds Seek Stay Of Order In Voter Citizenship Case

Posted: 04/01/2014 - Federal election officials are asking a federal judge to stay his order that the agency help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.

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1904 World’s Fair Treasures Found In Dumpster

Posted: 04/01/2014 - A St. Charles County man is living the old line about one man’s trash being another’s treasure. This after discovering a treasure trove of historical St. Louis artifacts in a dumpster.

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Official Claim: Obamacare On Track To Meet Original Goal

Posted: 04/01/2014 - After a surge of sign-ups on the last day for open enrollment, administration officials claim that Obamacare is on track to hit the White House's original target of 7 million people signing up.

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