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AP News Staff
August 23, 2020 - 3:11 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who had been disowned by some Democrats for his incendiary social media posts and because he abused girls online when he was 14 years old announced Sunday that he is dropping out of the race. In a series of tweets, Aaron Coleman said he was...
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Roger Marshall pumps his fist after speaking to supporters near Pawnee Rock, Kan., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, after defeating Kris Kobach in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
AP News Staff
August 04, 2020 - 10:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate over polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice as it tries to keep a normally safe seat out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP. Marshall prevailed...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins, R-Kan., makes a point during a town hall meeting in Topeka, Kan. Freshman Rep. Watkins is fighting to keep his seat in the state’s Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 Republican primary while facing felony criminal charges. Watkins hoped to overcome a challenge from State Treasurer Jake LaTurner in the 2nd District in eastern Kansas. (AP Photo/John Hanna File)
AP News Staff
August 04, 2020 - 10:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins lost his Republican primary Tuesday after being charged with felony election fraud and other crimes. State Treasurer Jake LaTurner unseated Watkins after arguing that the criminal charges against Watkins made an already vulnerable incumbent an...
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 24, 2020 - 8:54 am
A Harper Woods, Mich., man is facing charges of wire fraud and identity theft after he became a master of disguise – using a prosthetic face and other disguises to allegedly steal thousands from his victims at casinos.
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KMBZ News Staff
July 22, 2020 - 12:47 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education has rejected Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order to push the start of school statewide until after Labor Day due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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As a then-candidate, Kansas' 2nd district Steve Watkins speaks at a rally with President Donald Trump at the Kansas Expocenter on October 6, 2018
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KMBZ News Staff
July 15, 2020 - 9:50 am
Kansas US Rep. Steve Watkins charged with voting without being qualified, unlawful advance voting, interfering with law enforcement, providing false information, and more...
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FILE PHOTO:  Then KS sec'y of state Kris Kobach at a meeting in DC with VP Pence
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KMBZ News Staff
June 15, 2020 - 10:00 am
U.S. Senate candidate and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he had four guns stolen from his pickup truck that was parked at a Wichita hotel.
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An alligators eyes seen just above the water line
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AP News Staff
June 12, 2020 - 10:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas have closed a trail around a creek as they try to catch an alligator spotted there. The 5-foot (1.5-meter) alligator is believed to be one of two stolen from a pet store in the northeastern Kansas city of Manhattan last weekend, the Mercury reported. A...
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FBI Special Agent in Charge Timothy Langan speaks at a news conference in Kansas City, Kansas
Marc LaVoie
June 11, 2020 - 11:25 pm
The death of Alonzo Brooks in 2004 has never been solved. Now, the FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for info, and says the death may have been a racially motivated murder. The cold case is to be featured on Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix in July.
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Photo of grass burning in a prairie.
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AP News Staff
March 05, 2020 - 3:25 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has issued a disaster emergency declaration because of the risk of wildfires.
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