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Saline County Delays Decision On IUD Grant

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Saline County commissioners delayed a decision on whether to accept a federal grant to fund a form of birth control that one commission says causes abortions.

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Prairie Chicken Status Cost Jobs

Posted: 06/04/2014 - A Wichita oil company executive says the federal government's listing of the lesser prairie chicken as threatened has hampered his firm's operations in western Kansas.

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Salina Declares June LGBT Pride Month

Posted: 06/03/2014 - Two years after a divisive public referendum led to repealing discrimination protections based on sexual orientation, Salina's mayor has signed a proclamation declaring June LGBT Pride Month in the city.

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Poll: Majority Back New Benghazi Probe

Posted: 06/03/2014 - A national survey indicates that nearly 60% say the Obama administration has tried to cover up the facts on the September 11, 2012 attack, which left Libya Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead.

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Wichita VA Hospital Had Secret Waiting List

Updated: 06/03/2014 - The director of the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita acknowledges the hospital had a secret waiting list of patients that endangered some veterans.

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Ex-City Official Sentenced For Child Sex Crimes

Posted: 06/03/2014 - A former city councilman and elementary school crossing guard from southeast Kansas has been sentenced to life in prison for child sex crimes that authorities say spanned 35 years.

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Court Taking Up Kansas, Arizona Voter Suit Aug. 25

Posted: 06/03/2014 - A federal appeals court will hear arguments Aug. 25 in a lawsuit by Kansas and Arizona attempting to force the federal government to help them enforce proof-of-citizenship requirements for new voters.

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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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