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Western Kansas could lose Amtrak’s Southwest Chief line in next two years

New Kansas law aimed at protecting seniors

Program run by Kobach checks voter registration records of more than 100 million people

Kansas Supreme Court blasts bill signed into law by Brownback

New report: Kansas sinks on spending transparency


Clearest picture yet of mystery aircraft spotted flying over Kansas

Topeka high school senior forms petition against Michele Obama speaking at their high school graduation

Schmidt: Kansas receives $62.2 million payment from tobacco settlement

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Kansas legislature passed a school finance bill that contains reform measures that the education establishment doesn’t want; Charles Koch on why he fights for liberty

KANSAS SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES / EDUCATION
Officials tout proposed health education building at KU Medical Center

Butler Community College will keep tuition rates same for 2014-15

In Kansas City, private schools seen as ‘a perversion’

Regents chairman advises university leaders to show restraint in upcoming tuition proposals

Kansas professors endorse new social media policy

VIDEO: Kansas needs real charter schools


Governor announces $1 million investment - Pittsburg State University


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KANSAS NEWS BY CITY

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KANSAS / KC TV STATIONS
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Pittsburg KOAM7
Smoky Hills Public Television
Topeka WIBW13 KansasFirstNews PBS
Wichita KSNW3 KAKE10 KWCH12 PBS
KANSAS / KC DAILY NEWSPAPERS [Blog/Forum]
Abilene Refelector-Chronicle
Arkansas City Traveler
Atchison Daily Globe
Augusta Gazette
Chanute Tribune
Clay Center Dispatch
Dodge City Globe
El Dorado Times
Fort Scott Tribune
Emporia Gazette
Garden City Telegram
Great Bend Tribune
Hays Daily News
Hutchinson News
Iola Register
Junction City Daily Union
Kansas City Star [The Buzz]
Lawrence Journal-World [Blogs]
Leavenworth Times
Liberal Southwest Daily Leader and Times
Manhattan Mercury
McPherson Sentinel
Newton Kansan
Olathe Daily News
Ottawa Herald
Parsons Sun
Pittsburg Morning Sun
Pratt Tribune
Salina Journal
Topeka Capital Journal [Interact]
Wellington Daily News
Wichita Eagle [WE Wichitopekington]
Winfield Daily Courier
Wyandotte Daily News

KANSAS WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS
Baldwin City Signal
Basehor Sentinel
Bonner Springs Chieftain
Cheney Times-Sentinel
Coffey County Republican Online
Concordia Blade-Empire
Cunningham Courier
Derby Weekly Informer
Eudora News
Ft. Leavenworth Lamp
Galena Sentinel-Times
Gardner Edge
Harvey County Independent
Hesston Record
Hillsboro Free Press
Hillsboro Star-Journal
Holton Recorder
Jeff County News
Jewell County Record
Kansas City The Call
Kiowa County Signal
Kiowa News
Lansing Current
(Larned) The Pelican Press
Linn County News
Louisburg Herald
Marion County Record
(Manhattan) Grass & Grain
Marysville Advocate
(Medicine Lodge) Gyp Hill Premiere
Miami County Republic
Minneapolis Messenger
Northwest Kansas Newspapers
(Colby, Goodland, Norton, Oberlin, ...)
Osawatomie Graphic
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin
Phillips County Review
Rawlins County Square Deal
(St. John) SJNewsOnline
St. Marys Star
Shawnee Dispatch
Stafford Courier
Taylor News (Montgomery County, Labette, Prairie) Tonganoxie Mirror
(Valley Center) Ark Valley News
(Wichita) East Wichita News

BORDER STATES MEDIA / NEW MEDIA
The Missouri Record
(Missouri) Joplin Globe
(Missouri) St. Joseph Telegraph
(Missouri) KQ2 TV St. Joe Channel

(Nebraska) McCook Daily Gazette

(Oklahoma) Red Dirt Report
KANSAS COLLEGE NEWSPAPERS
ESU Bulletin
FHSU Leader
JCCC Campus Ledger
KSU Collegian
KU Kansan
PSU Collegio
WSU Sunflower
HISTORIC KANSAS NEWSPAPERS
Selected State Archives
Kansas Memory
KANSAS GOVERNOR
Brownback signs controversial school finance law

Governor signs 19 bills into law


Brownback signs law expanding autism coverage

KANSANS IN U.S. CONGRESS

Rep. Yoder speaks to CNN about shootings in Kansas City

STATE ISSUES FROM OUTSIDE KANSAS
New Tennessee law will impose taxes on large railroads to benefit smaller ones

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Rich States, Poor States for 2014 released

Walker Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Review John Doe Dark Money Probe

New Mexico judges to decide on pay raises … for themselves



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(Dodge City) High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
KC Business Journal
(Johnson County) The Legal Record
(KC) Ingram's
KC Star Business
Topeka Independent Business Association
Wichita Eagle Business C@sual
Wichita Independent Business Coaltion
Wichita Business Journal
Wyandotte County Business News

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Hays KRMR Conscience of Kansas
KC KCMO710
KC KMBZ980 Darla Jaye
Lawrence KLWN1320
Salina KSAL1150
Topeka WIBW580 Raubin & Megan
Wichita KFDI
KANSAS ONLINE NEWS
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Eudora Reporter
Hays Post
KHI News Service
Manhattan Free Press
Kansas City Kansan
Praire Village Post
Salina Post
Topeka Metro News
Voice for Liberty
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20 Pounds of Headlines
AFP Kansas
Daily KOS Kansas
Everyday Citizen
JCCC Sunflower
JimmyCsays
Kansans for Life
Kansas Free Press
Kansas Matters (KDP)
KansasPrairie.net
NOlathe (JoCo)
Pitch Blog (KC)
Rotten Politics (WyCo)
Tony's Kansas City

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Michigan: Michigan Report
North Carolina: Carolina Plott Hound
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KANSAS LEGISLATURE

Molly Baumgardner elected to replace Pat Apple in Kansas Senate 37

Kansas school finance bill would give corporate tax breaks for private school scholarships

KANSAS BUSINESS / ECONOMY
Two Versions of the Income Tax Cuts: The Media’s Story and Reality

Kansas oil production jumps; natural gas continues decline

Do Local Business Incentive Programs Really Create Jobs? Better Data Needed to Know for Sure, Says New Kauffman Paper

KANSAS CITIES and COUNTIES
Wichita develops plans to make up for past planning mistakes

Error from license plate scanner leads to police stop that startles PV-based attorney

Franchise exemptions in Roeland Park still subject to divided opinion


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