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Do you consider yourself superstitious?

Response Percent
Somewhat, it depends on the superstition.
No, superstitions are silly.
Yes, very much so.
Total 10
Black ministers start campaign against voter ID laws
June 9, 2014
A group of black ministers has returned to their homes after a conference in Wichita vowing to encourage a get-out-the-vote campaign to fight voter ID laws.
Patrol identifies 2 men who died in Kansas plane crash
June 9, 2014
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of an experimental plane crash that killed two men.
Missouri woman wins 2014 Miss Kansas competition
June 9, 2014
A 23-year-old Missouri native has won the 2014 Miss Kansas title and will represent the state in the 2015 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City later this year.
Kansas City Connection: A legendary burger
June 8, 2014
The other day on my lunch break, I was craving a cheeseburger but was a bit dismayed about my options. Without a car, I was limited to Burger King (no thanks!) or one of several places that would likely cost upward of $15 — not unreasonable on occasion, but a bit of a waste when dining solo. As I walked aimlessly south through downtown Kansas City into the Crossroads, I came across the iconic signage of a building I’ve seen hundreds of times but never actually visited: Town Topic.
FedEx donates jet to Kansas school district
June 8, 2014
A retired FedEx jet has found a new home and purpose as a classroom for Liberal students to learn math and science in southwest Kansas.
Highway signs aim to lure new residents to Kansas
June 8, 2014
A program that seeks to persuade people from other states to move into rural parts of Kansas is taking aim at travelers making their way through the Flint Hills between Topeka and Wichita along the Kansas turnpike.
Sidewalk pianos tempt players in downtown Emporia
June 5, 2014
Anyone itching to make a little music could head to downtown Emporia, where a dozen specially decorated pianos have been placed along several blocks of sidewalks.
Tornado derails train cars in NE Kansas
June 5, 2014
Crews are moving 52 empty coal cars away from tracks in northeast Kansas after they were derailed by a tornado.
New Kansas law cuts off party switching in July
June 5, 2014
Kansas voters will have less time to switch parties before the Aug. 5 primary election because of a new law championed by the state Republican Party.
Kansas pushes back on threatened bird
June 4, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday that he is pushing the federal government to assume some costs for protecting the lesser prairie chicken by expanding incentives for farmers to enroll their land in a longstanding conservation program.
Topeka to host world horseshoe competition
June 4, 2014
Kansas residents are being encouraged to try their skill at pitching horseshoes to qualify for the world championships being held next year in Topeka.
Senators seek answers to VA waiting list
June 4, 2014
U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran want more answers about the status of veterans’ care at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Wichita after learning of a secret waiting list of patients.
Kansas Democrats file complaints in 2nd District
June 3, 2014
Kansas Democrats have filed two federal complaints against Republican congresswoman Lynn Jenkins alleging she violated ethics and campaign rules because a staff member also serves as an unpaid re-election spokesman.
Kansas man killed in confrontation with deputy
June 3, 2014
A south-central Kansas sheriff says a deputy was dragged by a vehicle he tried to stop before the motorist was shot and killed.
Kansas governor plans action on prairie chickens
June 3, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to announce new responses to the federal government’s listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.
Wichita bicyclists attempt to break world record
June 2, 2014
It’ll be a few weeks before the hundreds of bicyclists who showed up at Wichita’s Riverfest know if they’ve broken a world record for riding in the longest single-file line.
TV show to highlight Kansas manufacturer
June 2, 2014
Heavy-duty steel poles and the Kansas workers who manufacture them are getting their closeup on the Discovery Channel’s popular show “How It’s Made.”
Kansas officials await EPA greenhouse gas rules
June 2, 2014
Kansas officials are waiting to see how the federal government plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions only days after the state signed off on a new, $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant.
Kansas City Connection: Broadway Butcher Shop’s magnificent meat
June 1, 2014
Having fresh, high-quality ingredients is essential in the food business, but it takes a flair for creative combinations to really make a place stand out. At the Broadway Butcher Shop on 3828 Broadway, manager Stuart Aldridge has done just that, taking a fairly standard meat counter and turning it into a showcase for a wide variety of meat dishes, sandwiches and salads that customers can enjoy at home or on site.
Worker dies in Wichita elevator accident
June 1, 2014
Police in Wichita say a man working in a building being renovated has been killed in an elevator accident.