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Do you consider yourself superstitious?

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Somewhat, it depends on the superstition.
No, superstitions are silly.
Yes, very much so.
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Brownback to proclaim Zombie Preparedness Month
September 23, 2014
Kansans are being encouraged to prepare for an invasion of the living dead, with Gov. Sam Brownback scheduled to sign a proclamation later this week declaring October Zombie Preparedness Month.
Kansas growers plant winter wheat, harvest corn
September 23, 2014
A new government report shows Kansas growers were busy in the past week planting winter wheat as the corn and sorghum harvests progressed.
Kansas Supreme Court ruling concerns prosecutors
September 23, 2014
Prosecutors say a Kansas Supreme Court ruling could lead to the early release of more than 200 dangerous inmates.
Juvenile lockup boosts portion size, fruit intake
September 22, 2014
Shawnee County has started feeding its juvenile inmates more after finding that behavior improves when portion sizes increase.
2 arrested in kidnapping of 8-year-old Topeka girl
September 22, 2014
Two people have been arrested in the weekend kidnapping of an 8-year-old Topeka girl.
Sheriff: Stranded Kansas driver steals police car
September 22, 2014
A Kansas sheriff says a deputy pulled over to help a stranded motorist, who stole the officer’s vehicle and led officers on a chase.
Johnson County looking for man who fired at deputy
September 22, 2014
Dozens of law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who reportedly fired at a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy before fleeing.
Santa Fe United won’t pursue innovative district
September 22, 2014
A rural Osage County school district is dropping its efforts to become part of the state’s new innovative district program.
Getaway driver nets 5 years in deadly Shawnee robbery
September 21, 2014
A getaway driver in a deadly Shawnee Kansas liquor store robbery has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Wichita State unveils high-tech trading center
September 21, 2014
Wichita State University students are getting an up-close look at the inner workings of the financial, commodities and energy trading markets through a new high-tech center on campus.
Deer-archery season underway in Kansas
September 21, 2014
Bow-hunting for deer appears to be growing in popularity in Kansas, and one expert thinks Hollywood may have something to do with it. The deer archery season opened Sept. 15 and lasts until Dec. 31, making it the longest of Kansas’ many deer seasons.
Kansas City Connection: Plains Indians come to the Nelson, and get your fill of apple cider
September 21, 2014
If you’re driving around the Plaza or the Volker neighborhoods of Kansas City and see several giant teepees, don’t worry — you’re not hallucinating. The temporary teepees are in place to promote Nelson-Atkins Museum’s newly opened exhibit, “Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky,” which runs through Jan. 11, 2015.
Hike, bike trail to open on KCK levee
September 18, 2014
A new hiking and biking trail is opening on a Kansas River levee in Kansas City, Kansas.
Staff members at Kansas universities get pay raise
September 18, 2014
Staff at five of six Kansas universities who voted to leave the civil service have received their first raises in several years.
Task force to consider school efficiency in Kansas
September 18, 2014
A new commission tasked with looking for efficiencies within Kansas’ public school system is scheduled to meet Thursday at the Statehouse.
Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic
September 17, 2014
The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007.
Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry’s design
September 17, 2014
A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s design after years of controversy over the project.
Kansas gets $3.8M federal grant for conservation
September 17, 2014
Kansas will receive $3.8 million in conservation funding to help landowners protect key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands.
Kansas petitioners work to repeal ordinance
September 17, 2014
A petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can move forward, according to the Johnson County legal department.
Kansas farmers planting wheat, harvesting corn
September 16, 2014
Some Kansas farmers have begun planting next year’s winter wheat while others are busy harvesting corn and sorghum.