Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback gives a speech supporting Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry at the Hotel Pattee on Jan. 2, 2012 in Perry, Iowa. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Banning Islamic Law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law aimed at keeping the state’s courts or government agencies from basing decisions on Islamic or other foreign legal codes, and a national Muslim group’s spokesman said Friday that a court challenge is likely.


3/16/12-The Rev. Al Sharpton and Congressman Lacy Clay share a light moment prior to Friday's Voting Rights seminar at Harris-Stowe State University. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Sharpton: Photo ID Is GOP-Led Attack On Minority Voters

Says they’re now fighting James Crow Jr. Esq., Jim Crow’s son.


MO Teens Urged To Buckle Up & Win

300 buckled-up teens to receive iTunes gift cards.



After Three Days Of Testimony, School Transfer Case In Judge’s Hands

Superintendent says city schools would “no longer exist” if they lose.


File photo of a stamped envelope. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kan. Inmate Convicted Of Threatening Judges

A Kansas prison inmate has been convicted of sending threatening letters to two Sedgwick County judges and other law enforcement officials.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon  (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Signs Revised Teacher-Facebook Law

“This bill is not as good as it should be, but to veto it would return us to a bill that would be far worse,” Gov. Nixon said.


(Getty/Tasos Katopodis)

Disciplinary Panel Wants Blago’s Law License Suspended

Rod Blagojevich hasn’t practiced law since before he joined Congress in 1997.


Social Media

Sen. Cunningham Refutes Social Media Law Misconceptions

A Missouri judge heard arguments Wednesday from MSTA.


Police 'Operation Slab' Seize Methamphetamine And Weapons In Auckland

Economic Woes Hurting War on Meth

Special operations shut down due to budget cuts.


lost pet

Shelters in Illinois Must Ramp Up Efforts To Reunite Lost Pets

The new law requires shelters to scan twice for microchips.





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