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Tonganoxie high school, middle school students honored with pizza party for winning VFW essays
January 25, 2016
Students from Tonganoxie High School and Tonganoxie Middle School presented their prize-winning essays earlier this month at the Tonganoxie VFW Post Home. VFW Post 9271 joins in the national Voice of Democracy contest for high school students and the Patriot’s Pen for middle school students.
Kansas lawmakers seek answers on computer system delays
January 25, 2016
TOPEKA — Lawmakers seeking assurances about the computerized system that determines eligibility for social service and Medicaid programs were told it’s unclear when the system will begin working.
Kansas bill aims to ban discrimination against gun dealers
January 25, 2016
A Kansas Senate panel will consider a measure aimed at banning discrimination against gun dealers and manufacturers.
Efforts to repeal Kansas death penalty may be stymied by U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling
January 25, 2016
Leading up to the start of the 2016 legislative session, Kansas death penalty opponents thought they had a good chance of passing a bill this year to repeal the law.
Kansas fantasy writer’s penchant for the unexpected appeals to international audiences
KU’s Kij Johnson expects to publish her next novella this year
January 25, 2016
Especially now, in a world where people can get replacement hearts and some cars even drive themselves, there’s a narrow line between fantasy and reality, says Kij Johnson. Johnson likes to waver over it, experiment with the expectations of her genre, and never write the same thing twice.