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Kansas revenue for August off by $4 million

TOPEKA, Kansas – August revenue receipts were flat Friday narrowly missing estimates by 1 percent or $4 million.

Although individual income tax receipts missed the estimate for the month, the state collected $10.3 million more than it did during August 2013, even with the lower tax rates effective in 2014 compared to 2013. 330 more words

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92-year-old Kansas woman can't vote, Bible saves her

SHAWNEE, Kansas – It’s a new law that began last year in Kansas.

You now have to show a proof of United States citizenship, and if you can’t, you can’t vote. 305 more words

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Kansas officials await word on August taxes

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas officials are awaiting word on whether the state’s tax collections in August met expectations.

The state Department of Revenue’s report Friday afternoon was expected to renew a political debate over massive income tax cuts enacted at Republican Gov. 85 more words

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Flooding is a good thing for Rooks County

ROOKS COUNTY, Kansas – Heavy rains Wednesday caused some issues for Rooks County.

“I think we’ve got a few county roads that are washed out a little,” said Rooks County Emergency Manager Butch Post. 223 more words

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Pakistani educators to speak on terrorism at JCCC

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (AP) – A panel of college leaders from Pakistan will speak at Johnson County Community College about the role of education in fighting terrorism in their country. 72 more words

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Kansas primary election saw 20 percent turnout

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas officials say about 20 percent of the state’s 1.74 million registered voters took part in this month’s primary elections.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach chairs the three-member State Board of Canvassers, which certified the results of the Aug. 65 more words

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Kansas board OKs 92-year-old's voter registration

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas board has approved the voter registration of a 92-year-old woman after she and her daughter presented copies of census records and a page from a battered family Bible to prove she was born in the U.S. 110 more words

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