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Civil Rights Group Says Public Schools Face Attack

Posted: 05/07/2014 - A new report by the Southern Poverty Law Center says public schools are under attack from conservative groups opposed to new education standards and federal intrusion into local issues

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Pentagon Planning Nigerian Support Efforts

Updated: 05/07/2014 - The Pentagon has started to plan for ways to support Nigerian efforts to rescue schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant group, a senior U.S. military official told CNN on Wednesday.

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Topeka Councilman Facing 2 Felonies Gets Diversion

Updated: 05/06/2014 - Last month, District 2 representative John Campos was charged with making a false writing and interfering with the judicial process. Under the agreement, which was filed on Tuesday, prosecutors agreed to put the case on hold for 12 months.

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Sen. Moran Calls For VA Secretary To Resign

Updated: 05/06/2014 - Kansas US Senator Moran, a member of the Veterans Affair Committee, today called for the current VA Secretary to resign, following accusations of VA failures.

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Kansas Women Form Political Group To Seek Changes

Updated: 05/05/2014 - A group of Kansas women have formed an organization to work to change leadership of state government, starting with defeating Gov. Sam Browback and Secretary of State Kris Kobach in November.

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Iowa Senate Candidate Fires Off Rounds In New Ad

Posted: 05/05/2014 - Iowa GOP candidate Joni Ernst is continuing to mix things up in her Senate bid with the release of another nontraditional ad, this time showing off her motorcycle-riding and shooting skills.

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Kansas Governor Plans Motorcycle Rally In June

Posted: 05/05/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is sponsoring a motorcycle rally in Junction City and a ride through nearby Fort Riley in June to raise money for program for veterans and scenic highways routes in the area.

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Kansas Legislators Vote To Open Police Records

Posted: 05/02/2014 - Kansas legislators have approved legislation opening some law enforcement records to the public, bringing the state in line with the practice across the country.

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Green Energy Rule Survives Another Year

Posted: 05/02/2014 - A vote in the Kansas House appears to have saved a state requirement for utilities to rely on wind and other renewable resources to generate some of their electricity.

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Gov. Brownback Asks For SBA Disaster Declaration

Posted: 05/02/2014 - Gov. Brownback has asked for SBA disaster declaration for Cherokee and adjacent counties hit by the EF2 tornado April 27th. Joint damage assessments by the state of Kansas, SBA and FEMA

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Funds For KU Bioscience Research Rejected

Posted: 05/02/2014 - A tentative deal on a final Kansas budget does not include $2 million to fund an effort for a new bioscience research and development center at the University of Kansas.

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Kansas House, Senate To Vote On Budget

Updated: 05/02/2014 - Kansas senators have approved a budget that completes spending for state agencies for 2015, including bonuses for state workers and funds to shrink a waiting list of disabled people needing health services.

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