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Bad publicity, low pay blamed for law enforcement shortage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Negative publicity and low pay has Kansas law enforcement agencies struggling to recruit new officers at a time when agencies have hundreds of openings but not enough qualified applicants to fill them. 115 more words


Attorney compares Kansas sperm donor's plight, gay marriage

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney representing a Kansas sperm donor who is being pushed by the state to pay child support says his client’s legal battle is similar to the fight for same-sex couples to marry. 117 more words


Arrests for drunken boating plummet on Missouri waterways

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol in 2011. 540 more words


2 tiger brothers go on display at Manhattan zoo

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The zoo in Manhattan has two new stripped additions.

The Manhattan Mercury reports that they’re two Malayan tigers named Malik and Hakim. 85 more words


Law allowing guns on campus sparks discussion among students

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — University students in Kansas are starting to talk about a day in the not-too-distant future when anyone over 21 who legally owns a gun will be allowed to carry it onto campuses. 421 more words


Federal funds aims to boost migrating monarch butterflies

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials want landowners in Indiana and nine other states to grow milkweed to boost the population of monarch butterflies.

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K-State special teams send Wildcats to 45-14 win over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas State scored a pair of touchdowns after botched Kansas punts in the first quarter, and the Wildcats rolled from there to a 45-14 victory over their biggest rival on Saturday. 106 more words