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Kansas Teachers Still Plan Lawsuit Against State

Posted: 07/02/2014 - The largest teachers union in Kansas plans to file a lawsuit after the July Fourth holiday challenging new education polices enacted this spring, including the elimination of guaranteed tenure in public schools.

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Experts Say Bald Eagles Thriving In Kansas

Posted: 07/02/2014 - Wildlife experts say bald eagles are thriving in Kansas this year, and they expect the trend to continue. District wildlife biologist Charlie Cope says there are between 84 and 90 actives eagle nests in the Kansas this year.

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Kansas Standing Behind Business Border War

Posted: 07/01/2014 - Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George says the state has no plans to follow Missouri's offer of a truce over the fierce competition for businesses in the Kansas City area.

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Moran Criticizes Obamacare Lack Of Control

Posted: 07/01/2014 - U.S. Senator, Jerry Moran criticized the lack of control and verification shown in a pair of reports released by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Thanks To Rains, Hays Lifts Ban On Fireworks

Posted: 07/01/2014 - After a two-year ban, fireworks will be allowed this year in the city of Hays. The Hays City Commission voted Monday night to allow fireworks within city limits July 2-4.

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Davis: Boost School Aid; Postpone Tax Cuts

Posted: 06/30/2014 - Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis said he would freeze income tax policies in place where they were in January 2015, when he would take office if elected.

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Forbes Golf Open Through End Of The Year

Posted: 06/30/2014 - Shawnee County residents who play the Forbes Field Golf Course can breathe easier this summer golfing season. County Commissioners extended the management contract through December 31st.

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Valley Falls Fire Chief Arrested

Posted: 06/30/2014 - Sheriff Jeff Herrig said that Valley Falls Fire Chief John Gordon was arrested Fiday by agents from the KBI.

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Court Rules On Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Posted: 06/30/2014 - The biggest case of the Supreme Court's term involves a three-headed, hot-button appeal combining abortion rights, religious liberty, and Obamacare. It's also the last one, and a ruling is due on Monday.

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Dole To Dedicate VA Mobile Medical Unit

Posted: 06/30/2014 - Former Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit his Kansas hometown Wednesday to dedicate a new mobile unit for use by the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center.

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ACLU Sues Kansas Over Voting Policy

Posted: 06/27/2014 - The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a Kansas judge to bar Secretary of State Kris Kobach from starting what the group calls a dual voting system to help enforce a proof-of-citizenship requirement.

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Sierra Club Files New Suit Over Kansas Coal Plant

Updated: 06/27/2014 - The Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit challenging the latest move by Kansas to allow construction of a $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant, partly because the state wouldn't regulate the plant's greenhouse gas emissions.

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Lecompton Celebrating Historic Kansas Roots

Updated: 06/27/2014 - A northeast Kansas town is celebrating its place in state history this weekend with the annual Lecompton Territorial Days, including a display of maps dating to the mid-1800s.

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Case Against Kansas Abortion Rights PAC Dismissed

Posted: 06/27/2014 - The Federal Election Commission has dismissed an anti-abortion group's complaint alleging that an abortion rights political action committee helped finance the operations of a new clinic in Wichita.

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Supreme Court Rules Against White House Appointments

Updated: 06/26/2014 - The Supreme Court sided with Congress on Thursday in the high-stakes power struggle over presidential appointments, in which officials are placed in top government jobs temporarily without Senate approval.

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Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Dies

Updated: 06/26/2014 - Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker, a one-time towering political figure in Washington who also served as a chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan, has died.

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Kobach Settles Permit Issue With Douglas County

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he has the proper permits for construction of a barn in rural Douglas County, though he isn't sure what all the fuss is about.

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Highway Right Of Way Political Signs Are Wrong

Posted: 06/25/2014 - If your plan to post political signs, the Kansas Department of Transportation reminds the public that political signs or billboards are prohibited on the right of way.

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