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Kansas House limits pre-dawn work, attacks bill bundling

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas House members are restricting meetings of their chamber after midnight and advancing a proposed rule to make it harder to bundle multiple measures into a single bill. 102 more words

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Whooping cough and measles hitting Northeast Kansas

(TOPEKA) KSNT — Public health officials across the country are voicing increasing concerns about the re-appearance of two diseases they thought had virtually disappeared in the US. 343 more words

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Roeland Park, KS repeals breed ban

Last night officials in Roeland Park, Kansas, ended a months long debate on their “pit bull” ban by voting to repeal the ordinance.

The vote was 6-2 in favor of repeal. 211 more words

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Conner Frankamp arrested for DUI over the weekend

WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of DUI, authorities said Monday.

The 19-year-old shooting guard was arrested early Sunday after being initially stopped for failing to signal a turn and maintain a single lane, Wichita police Lt. 309 more words

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Shawnee County Democrats talk state budget problems over annual ‘Bean Feed’

TOPEKA (KSNT) — From Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, Topeka City Council member T.J Brown, to retired Shawnee County Commissioner Ted Ensley, many Shawnee County elected officials were in attendance at Sunday nights ‘Bean Feed’. 302 more words

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JoCo Parks and Wreck moves foreward on King Louie.

Mike Pirner Testimony Against JCPRD Involvement in King Louie — 1/21/15

January 21, 2015 at 11:56pm

Background:  In December, by a vote of 6-1, the Johnson County Parks & Rec voted to take part in the King Louie project with the county.   1,302 more words

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Obstacle emerges to proposed southeast Kansas landfill

GALENA, Kansas (AP) – After nearly seven months of debate, a major obstacle has emerged to a proposed southeast Kansas landfill.

Cherokee County commissioners have learned that the city of Galena will need their approval to submit an application to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. 84 more words

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