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Do you consider yourself superstitious?

Response Percent
Somewhat, it depends on the superstition.
 
60%
No, superstitions are silly.
 
30%
Yes, very much so.
 
10%
Total 10
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Romney, Dole campaigning with Kansas Sen. Roberts
October 27, 2014
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joining fellow ex-nominee Bob Dole in the GOP’s efforts in Kansas to rescue U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ re-election.
Orman covers $1M in expenses in Kansas Senate race
October 27, 2014
A finance report shows independent candidate Greg Orman covered nearly $1 million in expenses from mid-July through September and loaned his campaign U.S. Senate campaign in Kansas another $200,000.
Girl shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas
October 27, 2014
Kansas City, Kansas police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting.
Kansas City Connection: Halloween happenings in KC
October 26, 2014
Halloween is on a Friday this year, something that hasn’t happened since 2008 and 2003 — years in which I threw parties where my guests and I consumed cigarettes, pumpkin ales and peanut butter cups until we probably looked like prematurely rotted jack-o’-lanterns. I’m a more relaxed, health-conscious family man these days, so this column will include a mix of family events as well as a few slightly more debaucherous options.
Topeka has second fatal motorcycle accident in 2 days
October 23, 2014
For the second time in two days, a motorcyclist has died in an accident in Topeka.
Kansas contractors struggling to fill skilled jobs
October 23, 2014
A survey finds that many Kansas contractors are having trouble filling skilled jobs in the construction industry.
First-generation student documentary premieres
October 23, 2014
A documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas is premiering next month.
Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
New attempt to reduce Wichita marijuana penalties
October 20, 2014
A second attempt to reduce marijuana penalties in Wichita has begun.
Drivers cautioned during deer mating season
October 20, 2014
Drivers, look out: Kansas deer are on the move and looking for mates. Mid-October through Thanksgiving is prime mating season for deer.
Missouri officials, hunters seeing fewer deer
October 19, 2014
Missouri wildlife officials are considering more restrictions in whitetail deer hunting to reverse a continuing decline in the deer population, caused mostly by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease and liberal hunting regulations.
Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas
October 19, 2014
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.
Kansas City Connection: Reveling in the Royals
October 19, 2014
A couple of months ago after I turned in a column speaking about the Kansas City Royals in glowing terms, my editor sounded a word of caution: “The last time you wrote about the Royals, they went into a slump,” he warned. As superstitious, Kansas City-raised children of the ’80s, we agreed to keep the praise in check lest we inadvertently spoil things for the boys in blue. But any worries about jinxes are past us now.