Kansas

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Dog Rescued In Kansas After 13 Days Under Concrete Slab

A miniature dachshund has been rescued after spending 13 days trapped underneath a concrete slab at her home in Kansas.

04/23/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Kansas Rules Would Limit Spending Of Welfare Benefits

A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can’t use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don’ts runs to several dozen items.

04/16/2015

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Kansas Legislators Moving Toward Changing Local Elections

Republican legislators in Kansas are moving to shift city and local school board elections to the fall of even-numbered years, saying the change will boost voter turnout.

04/08/2015

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Kansas To Allow Carrying Of Concealed Guns Without Permit

Kansas will become the fifth state to allow its residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit throughout the state.

04/02/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Senate Passes Brownback’s School Funding Overhaul

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed through the Senate on Monday, but a district court order issued last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.

03/16/2015

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Wyandotte County Deputy Shot During Robbery

Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked into a convenience store early Wednesday during an armed robbery.

03/04/2015

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Clown From Amusement Park Found In Sex Offender’s Home

A ceramic clown that went missing from a closed Wichita amusement park more than a decade ago has been found at the home of a sex offender who once worked at the park and two decades ago helped restore the clown.

02/22/2015

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Kansas Commune Leader Found Guilty Of Drowning Woman In Pool

A man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in life insurance payouts from dead members was convicted of premeditated murder Wednesday in the 2003 drowning death of a female member.

02/18/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Rescinds Order Protecting Gay State Workers

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor’s order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in hiring and employment throughout much of state government.

02/10/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Announces Cuts To Public Schools, Higher Ed

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s going to cut nearly $45 million in funding for public schools and higher education in March.

02/05/2015

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