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Politics Jun 03Political shift, hospital’s fears hand NRA defeat in Kansas
Kansas lawmakers bucked the National Rifle Association by approving a measure meant to keep concealed guns out of hospitals.
Politics Jan 23At Roe v. Wade anniversary, abortion opponents pin their hopes on Trump
Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
Education May 28Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools will not open
Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature.
Politics Apr 16New Kansas law would limit how welfare recipients can spend their benefits
TOPEKA, Kan. -- A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
Politics Oct 01Democrats don’t need Kansas Senate nominee, court rules
Kansas court ruled Wednesday that Democrats can go without a U.S. Senate candidate on the ballot after their nominee dropped out of the race against three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, a blow to the GOP in the national battle over…
Politics Sep 19Kansas to start mailing ballots without a Democratic Senate candidate listed
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has reversed course and directed county election officials to start mailing ballots to voters overseas Saturday without having a Democratic nominee listed for the U.S. Senate race.