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City - County Lean Different Ways On Road Project

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Dodge City commissioners say a state Transportation Department plan that would carve away part of a historic rock formation west of town is the safest option for the $69 million highway expansion project.

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Happy Birthday: G.I. Joe Is Turning 50

Posted: 02/06/2014 - The birthday of what's called the world's first action figure is being celebrated this month by collectors and the toy maker that introduced it.

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Official: Kansas to see action on prairie chicken

Updated: 02/06/2014 - Kansas' top wildlife official is warning legislators that complaints from state officials will not stop the federal government from taking action to protect the Lesser Prairie Chicken.

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Kansas House Committee Approves Religious Choice Protection

Updated: 02/06/2014 - A Kansas House committee has approved a bill aimed at protecting individuals, groups and businesses that refuse for religious reasons to recognize same-sex unions or provide benefits to gay couples.

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Tours Of Kansas Statehouse Dome Resume

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Visitors to the Kansas Statehouse can once again make the long climb to see the sights from the dome, now that renovations to the building are complete.

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Federal Judge Limits Court Review In Voting Case

Posted: 02/05/2014 - A judge has agreed to limit what material the court can consider in a lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona seeking to force federal election officials to modify voter registration forms.

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Topeka Activates Emergency Snow Route Ordinance

Updated: 02/04/2014 - Citizens of Topeka must move their vehicles off of emergency snow routes. Public Works Director Doug Whitacre announced Tuesday (2/4), activating the City’s Emergency Snow Route Ordinance.

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Commentary: Why Abortions Are Way Down

Updated: 02/04/2014 - The U.S. abortion rate is at its lowest point since 1973. In 2011, there were fewer than 17 terminations for every 1,000 women; a fall of 13% since 2008.

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Kansas AG Joins Appeal Of EPA Regulation Ruling

Posted: 02/04/2014 - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined other states in appealing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulation of nutrients in runoff from farms and lawns.

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States seek to force voter citizenship law on feds

Posted: 02/03/2014 - The states contend the agency's recent denial of their requests was "unlawful, arbitrary, capricious'' in a federal case that has broad implications for voting rights.

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What Americans Think About Obama's myRA Plan

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Obama's new 'myRA' retirement accounts aim to help millions of workers begin saving for retirement. The accounts will be backed by the government, charge no fees and you'll be able to contribute directly from each paycheck.

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No Major Environmental Objections To Keystone XL Pipeline

Updated: 01/31/2014 - The State Department on Friday issued a key environmental impact report on the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing President Obama one step closer to deciding whether to let the controversial project proceed.

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Is Wendy Davis A Liar Or A Victim

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Is Wendy Davis a liar? Turns out the Texas senator and gubernatorial hopeful had some help paying for her Harvard Law School education (though she never said she didn't).

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Sen. Moran Blasts VHA Decision to Halt Topeka Emergency Care

Posted: 01/31/2014 - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today blasted the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) decision to halt emergency room services at the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center until the current physician shortage is remedied by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).

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