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Effort seeks to crowdfund millions to buy Topeka race track
July 19, 2015
A northeast Kansas man is hoping an ambitious crowdfunding effort will help him buy a Topeka racetrack with an uncertain future.
Kansas congressional staffer sentenced for child sex charges
July 19, 2015
A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp has been sentenced to 12 months in prison in a Kansas child- sex case.
Confirmed mountain lion sightings rise in Missouri, Kansas
July 17, 2015
Reports of confirmed mountain lion sightings have increased over the past decade in Kansas and Missouri, but experts say there are no signs that the animals are reproducing in either state.
ACLU: Kansas’ gay marriage laws should be stricken from book
July 16, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge to explicitly strike down Kansas’ gay marriage laws, saying even though the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage last month, getting rid of Kansas’ moot statutes would help avoid any possible confusion about the matter in the future.
Interim manager named for Kansas State Fair
July 16, 2015
An interim manager has been named for the Kansas State Fair about two months before the 2015 fair gets underway.
Mars Inc. to expand candy-making plant in Kansas
July 16, 2015
Mars Inc. announced plans Wednesday for a $100 million expansion of its candy-making plant in Kansas, a facility that was the company’s first new plant in 35 years.
Observatory run by Wichita State to close after 35 years
July 15, 2015
Lake Afton Public Observatory is set to close after giving Kansas a glimpse of the stars for 35 years.
Sirens failed to sound in Nickerson as tornado hit area
July 15, 2015
Tornado sirens failed to go off in Nickerson as a tornado hit the area.
Report: Nearly 1 in 3 young U.S. adults too fat for military
July 15, 2015
The nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
Kansas lifts teacher licensure requirement in 6 districts
July 15, 2015
Unlicensed teachers can work in six Kansas school districts, the Kansas State Board of Education decided Tuesday by a narrow vote.
Report: 93 percent of Kansas winter wheat harvested
July 14, 2015
A new government update on the winter wheat harvest shows that 93 percent of the crop has now been cut in Kansas.
Wyandotte County Fair schedule of events
July 14, 2015
Here is a schedule of events for this year’s Wyandotte County Fair, July 21-26
Douglas County Fair returns July 24 with new theme, kiddie derby
July 14, 2015
The Douglas County Fair may just be one of the summer’s biggest attractions — in recent years, it’s drawn upwards of 25,000 people to the Lawrence fairgrounds — but back in the early 1950s, the fair was just a fledgling operation hosted at Haskell University. Back then, before the fairgrounds were built, 4-H animals were all housed underneath the school’s football stadium. Or, at least, that’s what Margaret Kalb’s mother told her growing up.
Lawmakers question Kansas policy on tax credit information
July 13, 2015
A decades-old Kansas policy that keeps secret the names of those who receive millions of dollars in tax credits is designed to protect taxpayer privacy, state officials said, but some lawmakers argue it keeps them from knowing which breaks are worth keeping.
Wichita animal control officers seek home for alligator
July 13, 2015
Wichita animal control officials are trying to figure out what to do with a 3-foot alligator that turned up in a local yard and gave its eventual captors all sorts of fits.
Kansas council to study revising records law over emails
July 13, 2015
A Kansas council that reviews legal issues plans to study expanding the state’s Open Records Act to cover officials’ emails about public business on private accounts.
Police officer lauded for how he handled shoplifting case
July 12, 2015
A suburban Kansas City police officer said he is amazed by the public response to actions he took this week while responding to a routine shoplifting call at a local retail store.
More Kansas teachers leaving state, retiring
July 12, 2015
Classroom spending cuts, uncertain school financing, low pay and eroding tenure protections all play into a hostile climate in Kansas that teachers and school administrators say is spurring a surge of teacher departures and retirements.
Kansas City Connection: It’s showtime for theater festivals
July 12, 2015
With Kansas City theaters ranging from small, independent stages like The Living Room and the Unicorn up to large-scale operations like Starlight Theatre and the Missouri Rep, it’s safe to say Kansas City has a thriving theater scene. From July 16 to 26, however, the options expand exponentially, as the Fringe Festival KC packs venues across midtown with dramatic, comedic and musical performances of all shapes, sizes and colors.
KNEA to appeal dismissal of teacher tenure lawsuit
July 9, 2015
The main teachers union in Kansas says it will appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit against the state for ending teacher job protections.