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Swiss Voters Reject Minimum Wage

Posted: 05/19/2014 - Swiss voters defeated a proposal to introduce the highest minimum wage in the world. The country's election authority said a preliminary tally showed 76% voted against the proposal and 24% voted for it.

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5 Key Primaries To Watch

Updated: 05/19/2014 - Six states from coast to coast hold primaries on Tuesday, and again anti-establishment candidates face long odds in high-profile Republican showdowns.

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US Bank Awards Grant For THA

Updated: 05/19/2014 - U.S.Bank awarded a $500 grant to the non profit, THA, Inc., that will be used to beautify the Pine Ridge Community.

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Kansas School Board Seeks Input On Commissioner

Posted: 05/19/2014 - Kansas State Board of Education members plan to have meetings across the state to ask their constituents what experience and skills they see as essential for a new education commissioner.

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VA Undersecretary Resigns

Updated: 05/16/2014 - An undersecretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs resigned Friday, one day after he testified at a Senate hearing on the wait times at VA hospitals.

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Brownback Signs Kansas Budget Bill

Updated: 05/16/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed a $5 million transfer from the state's share of a national tobacco settlement that legislators sought to divert to the Kansas Bioscience Authority.

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New Kansas Law Helps Cement Firm With Tax Dispute

Posted: 05/15/2014 - A new Kansas law will change how property at cement manufacturing plants is valued for tax purposes and help settle a dispute involving an Overland Park company.

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Kansas Counties Brace For Loss Of Mortgage Fees

Posted: 05/15/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback says phasing out the Kansas mortgage registration fee will help the state's economy grow, but counties fear they'll be forced to boost property taxes to make up the lost revenue.

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Sen. Reid Backs Campaign Spending Amendment

Posted: 05/15/2014 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday strongly backed a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit campaign spending by outside groups.

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Topeka Pushes Effort To Increase Bike Use

Posted: 05/15/2014 - The kick stands are up and City Manager Jim Colson will lead a group on a four-mile bicycle ride through Topeka. The ride with the City Manager is in celebration of "Bike To Work Week" which ends Friday.

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