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VANDALIA, OH - MARCH 12: Secret Service swarms around Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump after a bottle was thrown on stage at a Campaign Rally on March 12, 2016 in Vandailia, Ohio.
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January 24, 2020 - 2:32 pm
A Kansas man faces federal prosecution for allegedly threatening to kill President Donald Trump.
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Exterior shot of Kansas State Capitol building
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January 13, 2020 - 9:23 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Top Kansas Republicans want to head off any push for an abortion ban in the state even as they make overturning a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that protects abortion rights a top priority. The GOP-controlled Legislature expects to consider a proposed amendment to the Kansas...
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Photograph of judge's gavel and statuette of blindfolded lady justice
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December 24, 2019 - 11:35 am
Kansas' new chief justice plans to push for changes aimed at helping veterans and the mentally ill, and she expects to press for a big budget increase. But the Kansas Supreme Court that Marla Luckert leads faces a Republican-controlled Legislature that's been sharply critical of the court. Luckert...
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Bill Kurtis addresses an audience in Chicago
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December 23, 2019 - 6:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Broadcaster Bill Kurtis is getting an honorary degree from the University of Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas Board Board of Regents voted this week to give degrees to Kurtis and longtime KU faculty member Roger Shimomura. The university says Kurtis, 79...
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Happy reindeer at Fulton Valley Farms in Towanda, Kansas
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Marc LaVoie
December 04, 2019 - 8:57 am
If you've seen reindeer at a Christmas event around Kansas City, chances are they belong to the Corbin family, who live in Towanda, Kansas, about 20 miles northeast of Wichita. Richard Corbin started researching reindeer when they wanted to amp up the holiday display at their business, called...
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This Nov. 17, 2019 photo provided by the Goddard Police Department shows a camel, donkey and a cow found roaming together along a road near Goddard, Kan. After the police asked for help over social media, authorities have learned the animals belonged to an employee of the nearby Tanganyika Wildlife Park. (Devon Keith/Goddard Police Department via AP)
AP News Staff
November 18, 2019 - 1:59 pm
GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities discovered a camel, a cow and a donkey roaming together along a Kansas road in a grouping reminiscent of a Midwestern Christmas Nativity scene. The Goddard Police Department asked for help Sunday in locating the owners of the “three friends traveling together (...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019 file photo, workers at MERJ farms unload hemp plants during the first harvest at the Sullivan County farm, in Bristol, Tenn. U.S. agriculture officials say a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week. It's a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production. The rule establishes requirements for licensing, maintaining records on the land where hemp will be grown, testing the levels of the ingredient in marijuana that causes a high, and disposal of plants that don't meet the requirements. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP, File)
AP News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 2:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. agriculture officials say a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week. It's a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production. The rule establishes requirements for licensing, maintaining records...
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Man uses touch screen to cast a ballot
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October 14, 2019 - 9:54 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A handful of Kansas counties are being urged to upgrade their voting machines to a voting system that creates a paper record of each vote. The Topeka Capitol-Journal reports the American Association for the Advancement of Science urged Geary, Grant, Greeley, Hamilton, Harvey,...
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Park bench beside a lake on a sunny day
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October 03, 2019 - 7:07 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County authorities say a 59-year-old Wichita man drowned while trying to save his dog. Sheriff's Lt. Tim Myers said the man drowned Wednesday at the Sedgwick County Park lake. His name was not released. Myers says emergency responders were called when bystanders couldn...
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Mar 23, 2019; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self looks on during the first half in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament against the Auburn Tigers at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sp
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Marc LaVoie
September 22, 2019 - 11:36 pm
The University of Kansas is among six institutions that could soon face allegations of infractions from the NCAA. The NCAA is preparing a Notice of Allegations for the KU men's basketball program that contains "multiple major violations," the Kansas City Star reported. The collegiate governing body...
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