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Kansas unemployment rate ticks up for 4th consecutive month

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas lost more than 2,000 private-sector jobs in September as the state’s unemployment rate ticked up for the fourth month in a row. 97 more words


Woman charged in unsolved 1989 killing in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 48-year-old Missouri woman has been charged in the death of a woman whose body was found nearly 30 years ago in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities announced Thursday. 531 more words


@KUPizzaShuttle #Kansas

Our last visit to Leawood, Kansas, we stopped by Lawrence for a day trip to visit my husband’s old stomping grounds.

Second visit for me, so that meant Pizza Shuttle AGAIN! 6 more words


Bond debt in Kansas more than triples over 2 decades

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Researchers have found that the bond debt in Kansas has more than tripled in size since the late 1990s.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that legislative researchers created a chart showing the debt levels stands at more than $5 billion in the 2017 fiscal year. 76 more words


KSN News poll shows Kansas voters want more money spent on education

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Should funding for education be increased, decreased, or left as it is?

Sixty eight percent of Kansans said it should be increased in the latest KSN News poll conducted exclusively for KSN by SurveyUSA. 368 more words


US elections chief left behind Kansas scandal

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When Brian Newby took the helm of a federal election agency, he left behind an unfolding scandal in Kansas where he was having an affair with a woman he promoted in his previous job and used her to skirt oversight of their lavish expenses, prompting a local prosecutor to investigate, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press. 904 more words


Kansas Gov. Brownback wary of tax hike but won't rule it out

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that he’s not ruling out a tax increase next year to keep the state’s budget balanced, even though he believes it would be harmful to raise taxes with agriculture in a slump. 275 more words