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Transgender student named king of Kansas school dance

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students. 275 more words


Update: 5 people arrested in connection to kidnapping and robbery

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Authorities have arrested five people in connection to a kidnapping and robbery after a Wichita woman and three children were abducted at gunpoint.  245 more words


Economists: Kansas to have higher unemployment rate than US

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas economists predict the state will have a higher unemployment rate than the nation beginning in 2018.

The Wichita Eagle reports that in October, Kansas’ unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent, slightly lower than the national average. 108 more words


Kansas woman gets 3 years for embezzling $570K from employer

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A southern Kansas woman who admittedly stole more than $570,000 from her former employer has been ordered to spend three years in prison. 118 more words


Hot K-State, cold Aggies will square off in Texas Bowl

Kansas State (8-4, Big 12) vs. Texas A&M (8-4, SEC), Dec. 28, 9 p.m. EST.

LOCATION: Houston.


Kansas State: Jesse Ertz is the leading rusher among Big 12 QBs with 945 yards and 10 TDs; DL Jordan Willis leads the conference with 11.5 sacks. 195 more words


Botched balloting keeps tiny Kansas town from dissolving

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The central Kansas town of Frederick has dwindled over the decades to just 10 people, and its only real expense is a $55-a-month electric bill for a half-dozen or so street lights that illuminate the unpaved streets. 594 more words


Kansas farmer sues to stop wind farm to protect cranes

PRATT, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas farmer has filed a federal lawsuit to stop a new wind farm from operating out of concern for the endangered whooping crane. 318 more words