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Kansas Governor Decries EPA Carbon Emissions Rule

Posted: 06/02/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says a new federal rule for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants is a ``war against middle America'' that will increase energy costs

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KanCare Inspector's Background Scrutinized

Posted: 06/02/2014 - A former lawmaker appointed to identify fraud in Kansas' privatized Medicaid system has a background that doesn't include a college degree or career experience in insurance.

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Handgun Sales Are Hot

Updated: 06/02/2014 - Handgun sales are hot -- particularly compact pistols that are easily concealed for self-defense.

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Kansas Officials Wary Of New EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules

Updated: 06/02/2014 - Kansas officials are waiting to see how the federal government plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions only days after the state signed off on a new, $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant.

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Kansas Revenues Less Than 2/3 Of Projections

(Courtesy: Kansas Dept. of Revenue)

Updated: 05/30/2014 - Kansas collected $217 million less in taxes than it expected in May, but officials in Gov. Sam Brownback's administration say it's the result of a temporary problem.

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Kansas Legislature Formally Adjourns For Year

Updated: 05/30/2014 - Kansas lawmakers have formally adjourned the 2014 legislative session after failing to override a governor's veto of a change in state ethics laws.

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Posted: 05/30/2014 - President Barack Obama has requested an appropriation of $163.9 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2015 Budget, a 6.5% increase over the 2014 Budget.

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Jindal Blasts Common Core At GOP Conference

Posted: 05/29/2014 - Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday he's against Common Core, the academic standards that have many conservatives decrying the program as an overreach of the federal government.

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AG Derek Schmidt Files For 2nd Term

Posted: 05/29/2014 - Derek Schmidt wants to come back for more. The state's incumbent Attorney General made his reelection campaign official on Thursday.

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Edward Snowden Interview: 10 Things We Learned

Posted: 05/29/2014 - Slammed by top U.S. government officials and facing espionage charges, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden described how he sees himself during an interview Wednesday.

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Could Social Security Go Bankrupt?

Posted: 05/29/2014 - The news media often runs scary headlines suggesting that the Social Security Trust Fund will run out of money in the not-too-distant future. So it is understandable that many people conclude that they won't receive benefits.

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The 2014 Governors Race Kicks Off

Updated: 05/29/2014 - The 2014 Governors race started for real Thursday when Rep. Paul Davis (D-Lawrence) and Jill Docking officially filed for office.

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