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Cellphone No-Call List Clears State Senate

Updated: 02/20/2014 - Kansas enacted the no-call statute in 2002 to protect residents from unwanted telemarketing calls. People add their numbers to a list maintained by the Federal Trade Commission.

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KS GOP Pushes Partisan Local Elections, Earlier Voting

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The Kansas Republican Party is pushing legislators to change the dates of local elections and make them partisan, but a GOP-dominated state Senate committee hasn't embraced the entire plan.

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Spanking Bill In Kansas Sparks Controversy

Posted: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas state lawmaker says a bill she's introduced that would give school teachers and caregivers expanded rights to spank children is not "intended to legalize child abuse."

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Kansas House Panel Shortens, Adopts Climate Measure

Updated: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas House committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama's plan on climate change after stripping out language suggesting the science behind it is flawed.

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Senator Declares Kansas Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Dead

Updated: 02/18/2014 - The chairman of the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee says the panel won't consider a House-passed bill to protect people who refuse for religious reasons to provide goods and services to gay couples.

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Backers Of Kansas Sex Ed Bill Seek Parental Control

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Supporters of Kansas legislation requiring parental consent for students to receive sex education in public schools say it would force parents to become more active participants in the subject matter.

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Funds Dumped $40 Billion In Gold In 2013

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Investment funds dumped nearly $40 billion worth of gold in 2013 as the brighter world economic outlook encouraged a switch into riskier assets.

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Investigation Questions Brown Foundation Spending

Updated: 02/18/2014 - Federal investigators say they found several instances of questionable spending by a foundation dedicated to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case.

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Brownback Raises Wildfire Danger Awareness

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Kansas residents are being urged to act cautiously with outdoor burning as the state marks a week of awareness of the dangers of wildfires.

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Kansas Students Lobby Against Sex Ed Bills

Posted: 02/17/2014 - A cadre of college students is lobbying Kansas legislators to reject bills that would change the way parents approve student access to sex education courses and materials.

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Washington's Birthday Fast Facts

Updated: 02/17/2014 - Here's a look at what you need to know about Washington's Birthday, also called Presidents' Day, a federal holiday marked on the third Monday in February.

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President at 42% on Presidents Day

Posted: 02/17/2014 - According to a CNN Poll of Polls compiled Monday, which averages the most recent non-partisan, live operator national surveys, the President's approval rating stands at 42%, with 53% of Americans giving a thumbs down.

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