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CEOs Make 296 Times More Than Workers

Posted: 06/12/2014 - CEOs earn nearly 300 times what workers do. That means the pay gap between employees and their bosses continues to widen, according to the Economic Policy Institute's latest report released Thursday.

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Great Overland Station Turns 10

Updated: 06/12/2014 - The Great Overland Station is celebrating 10 years in the capital city. The Great Overland Station opened its doors in 2004 and as a celebration is offering birthday cake, reduced admission and prizes.

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Company To Bring 40 Jobs, Investment To Pittsburg

Posted: 06/12/2014 - An Illinois company described as a national leader in home delivery, assembly and repair services is moving to southeast Kansas, where its new owner plans to invest $9 million and create 40 new jobs.

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Poverty Conference Meets In Topeka

Updated: 06/11/2014 - Poverty is on the rise in the Topeka area and a conference Wednesday morning brought community leaders and citizens together to come up with solutions.

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Report: Winter Wheat Forecast Revised Downward

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The latest government snapshot shows the Agriculture Department has revised downward its forecast for the nation's drought-stricken winter wheat crop.

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Board Of Education Makes 2 Districts 'Innovative'

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The Kansas State Board of Education has approved creating two ``innovative'' school districts, which will exempt them from most state laws and regulations governing public schools.

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Judges: Kansas School Funding Law Meets Mandate

Updated: 06/11/2014 - A three-judge state court panel in Kansas has ruled that an education funding law approved by legislators in April complies with a state Supreme Court mandate on aid to poor school districts.

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University Of Kansas Hospital Gets $2M Gift

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The University of Kansas Hospital has received a $2 million donation toward construction of a 92-bed building on its campus in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Tyson Foods Will Buy Hillshire Brands

Posted: 06/10/2014 - According to the Chicago Tribune, Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding battle, agreeing to pay 7.8 billion dollars in a deal that will bolster its efforts in the rapidly growing breakfast segment.

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President Hosts Tumblr Event From White House

Updated: 06/10/2014 - The President delivers remarks and answers questions from folks across the country on the importance of education, college affordability, and reducing student loan debt.

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Roy Frey Store Closing After 62 Years

Updated: 06/10/2014 - After six decades, a local western lifestyle store is closing its doors. Roy Frey Western Lifestyle will hold its retirement sale celebration Thursday.

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New K-TAG Program Announced

Posted: 06/10/2014 - The Kansas Turnpike Authority is making a change to make it simpler, and cheaper to travel on the Kansas Turnpike.

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Group Touts Meat Processing Need In Eastern Kansas

Posted: 06/10/2014 - A nonprofit group that supports small and family farms in Kansas is trying to build support for a meat processing facility and food hub project in the eastern part of the state.

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Kansas Teachers' Union Promising Lawsuit Over Law

Updated: 06/09/2014 - The largest teachers' union in Kansas is promising to file a state court lawsuit challenging the Legislature's decision to add policies backed by conservative Republicans to an education funding bill this year.

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Roads Are Top Priority For Topekans

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Street maintenance is the top priority for residents living in Topeka. More than 1,500 votes were cast on how to allocate money in the city's 2015 budget.

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West Topeka Fire Station On Hold

Updated: 06/06/2014 - Plans for a new fire station on Topeka's west side are on hold. The station was to be built on 6th west of Fairlawn, on land donated by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.

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