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James Robert Jones. Photo courtesy of Broward County Sheriff's Office

Fugitive Who Escaped in 1977 Captured in Florida

James Robert Jones, who broke out of Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in 1977, was arrested today in Florida.

03/14/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri House Backs Business Truce with Kansas

The state House voted to pass a bill that would stop offering incentives for businesses to move from any of four Kansas counties to any of four Missouri counties in the Kansas City region.

03/04/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kan. Bill Would Let Teachers, Caregivers Spank Kids Harder

The Kansas House is contemplating a bill that would, if passed into law, allow caregivers and school teachers to spank children harder as punishment for misbehavior.

02/18/2014

Royal New Zealand Navy warship, HMNZS Te Mana arrives in Sydney Harbour, on October 4, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

New Zealand Signs $127M Beechcraft Military Deal

New Zealand has signed a $127 million contract with Wichita, Kan.-based Beechcraft Corp. for military pilot training.

01/26/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused In Kansas Bomb Plot

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted the man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack at a Kansas airport where he worked as an avionics technician.

12/18/2013

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Man Arrested in Car Bomb Plot at Kan. Airport

58-year-old Terry Lee Loewen was arrested Friday morning at Mid-Continent regional airport.

12/13/2013

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Kansans Slow To Embrace Health Marketplace In Nov.

Kansans remained slow to enroll in health insurance plans in November through the online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul, though enrollments did jump, figures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed Wednesday.

12/11/2013

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Boeing Jumbo Jet Lands at Wrong Kansas Airport

A Boeing 747 jumbo jet mistakenly landed at a small Kansas airport 8 miles from the Air Force base where it was supposed to land.

11/21/2013

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