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January 11, 2018 - 1:50 pm
A Kansas lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would end the Legislature's practice of bills being proposed that do not publicly name the sponsor, but some lawmakers say it is unlikely to pass. Lawmakers can keep their names off bills by introducing them through committees. During last year'...
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January 05, 2018 - 9:58 am
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has charged two more people with voting illegally less than a day after President Donald Trump dismantled his voter fraud commission. Kobach's office said Thursday that the charges involve two people accused of double voting in Kansas and Colorado in 2016. They...
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January 01, 2018 - 12:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Monday the United States should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat. But he also struck a conciliatory tone in his New Year's address, wishing success for the Winter Olympics set to begin in the South in...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:32 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation Thursday said it had arrested Ness County Sheriff Bryan Whipple on multiple charges of crimes suspected of being committed over the past four years. The KBI initiated an investigation into allegations against Whipple at the request of the Ness County attorney. 47-...
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December 14, 2017 - 2:09 pm
The Latest on the FCC's vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet: 1:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government's repeal of "net neutrality" rules. New York's attorney general says he'll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the...
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November 27, 2017 - 3:56 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is facing a newly formed fundraising committee dedicated to stopping him from becoming governor. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that "StopKobach" is a political action committee formed in August. Michael Hoheisel says the PAC is working to establish its...
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Steve McIntosh
October 24, 2017 - 10:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Advance voting has begun in Sedgwick County's next election. Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KNSS News voters can drop by the old county courthouse on north Main to cast an early ballot. She says 15 satellite polling places will open November 3rd. Sedgwick County's...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:50 pm
Before the Obama administration approved controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large amount of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow...
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October 08, 2017 - 4:09 am
Up to $60 million is coming to public housing in Wichita and that means complete renovations for all public housing properties. In 2012, the US Congress created the ability for public housing authorities to begin using private funding in addition to government funding. The United States Department...
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