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Kansas: Senate veep urges cooperation between courts, Legislature
January 24, 2014
The Legislature and Judiciary should improve relations, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, said in a letter Thursday to Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss.
Hollywood Casino set to build hotel this year, UG reports
January 7, 2014
Executives with Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are making plans to start construction on a casino hotel later this year, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. announced today.
Kansas records fewest annual traffic fatalities of record in 2013
January 3, 2014
Safe road, more seat belt use, safer vehicles among reasons cited.
Report: Kansas hospitals hire lobbyist to push Medicaid expansion
10:33 a.m., December 26, 2013 Updated 10:33 a.m.
The Kansas Hospital Association has hired a former Republican cabinet secretary to develop a plan for expanding Medicaid that the group hopes Gov. Sam Brownback and the GOP-led Kansas Legislature can support.
KSHSAA announces postseason assignments for basketball and wrestling
December 2, 2013
On Monday KSHSAA released the sub-state assignments for boys and girls basketball.
Historic Leavenworth Veteran’s Day Parade set for Monday
09:38 a.m., November 4, 2013 Updated 09:38 a.m.
An event tabbed as the oldest Veterans Day observation in the nation and largest parade west of the Mississippi River will take place Monday in downtown Leavenworth.
Kansans have another option to investigate health insurance plans offered in marketplace
10:45 a.m., October 31, 2013 Updated 10:45 a.m.
Kansans unable to access HealthCare.gov now have another way to check out their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
Guth will not return to KU classroom this year
04:41 p.m., October 24, 2013 Updated 04:41 p.m.
Kansas University journalism Professor David Guth will not return to the classroom this year, the university announced today.
Tonganoxie USD 464 students recognized for test scores
October 22, 2013
Tonganoxie USD 464 students were recognized Oct. 12 during a breakfast at Tonganoxie Middle School for their exemplary scores in last year’s State Assessment Tests. USD 464 Superintendent Randy Weseman gave an address at the event.
THS grad crowned homecoming king at William Jewell College
October 16, 2013
A Tonganoxie High School graduate recently was crowned homecoming king at an area college.

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