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Do you consider yourself superstitious?

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Somewhat, it depends on the superstition.
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Kansas City Connection: Where every day is First Friday
October 12, 2014
When I hear about the art galleries in the Crossroads neighborhood, I almost immediately think of the monthly art walks on First Fridays.
Plans for Kemper Arena focus on youth sports
October 12, 2014
Two competing plans for the future of Kansas City’s Kemper Arena place a big emphasis on the burgeoning youth sports industry, but significant funding questions for both remain unanswered.
Kansas plans traffic safety event at Statehouse
October 9, 2014
The Kansas Department of Transportation says teenagers will be coming to the Statehouse to participate in a quick-click buckling-up challenge as part of a traffic safety event.
Cruz helping Kansas Sen. Roberts launch bus tour
October 9, 2014
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is coming to Wichita to boost the re-election campaign of fellow Republican and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.
In Kansas, funding of TV ads most mysterious
October 9, 2014
Kansas has seen the greatest number of ads for state-level political office, such as lieutenant governors and state treasurers, from groups that do not disclose their donors. In fact, secretive groups account for more than half of the spending in that state’s competitive race for governor, and voters likely will never know who is picking up the tab — the biggest paid for by anonymous patrons.
DA declines opinion on public suicide names
October 8, 2014
A Kansas district attorney’s office has declined to issue an opinion on whether a local police department is violating the state’s open records law by refusing to release the names of people who kill themselves in public.
Kansas GOP candidates announce endorsements
October 8, 2014
Three Kansas Republicans seeking re-election to statewide office are touting endorsements from other GOP elected officials.
Kansas officials pleased by federal agency’s delay
October 8, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is pleased that the federal government is delaying enforcement of rules extending minimum-wage and overtime protections to home-care workers.
Sheriff’s office warns of scam using judge’s name
October 1, 2014
Kansas authorities are warning residents to beware of a new scam that’s using the names of judges in an attempt to solicit money.
Report: Kansas wheat production lowest since 1989
October 1, 2014
A new government report says this year’s winter wheat production in Kansas is at the lowest level since 1989.
Report: Midwest economic index drops in September
October 1, 2014
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains dropped in September, suggesting slowing economic growth in the months ahead.
Kansas rescue group leader fined for poodle death
September 30, 2014
The owner of a no-kill rescue organization has been found guilty of violating Topeka’s dangerous dogs ordinance after a German shepherd fatally mauled a teacup poodle at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Kansas deputy says vest protected her during stop
September 30, 2014
A Harper County sheriff’s deputy says her bulletproof vest likely saved her life after she was pinned between two trucks during a traffic stop.
Kansas farmers harvesting crops, seeding wheat
September 30, 2014
Kansas farmers are taking advantage of the mild weather to harvest fall crops, put up feed for cattle and seed wheat.
Dog rescued from Arkansas City drainage system
September 29, 2014
Authorities have rescued a dog that was trapped for at least 30 hours in a southern Kansas canal.
Wichita zoo officials detail elephant exhibit
September 29, 2014
Sedgwick County Zoo officials say they will house the third largest elephant exhibit in the country once a recently funded renovation is completed.
Senator brings in Jeb Bush to campaign in Kansas
September 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is bringing in another Republican heavy-hitter to help bolster his troubled campaign for re-election.
State: Private school tuition program about ready
September 29, 2014
A Kansas education official says a new tax-credit system to fund private school tuition for low-income students is on track to start in January.
Kansas schools report teacher retirements on rise
September 29, 2014
Kansas school districts report a higher pace of teachers retiring while the number of newly licensed teachers remains flat.
Kansas’ community colleges lose enrollment
September 28, 2014
Enrollment has dipped at Kansas’ community colleges while it increased at technical schools and public universities, according to preliminary figures from the Kansas Board of Regents.