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Kansas: 2013 law key in anti-gay marriage debate
February 24, 2014
A law enacted last year that prevents Kansas’ government agencies from infringing on residents’ religious liberties has become an issue in the Legislature’s current debate on how best to proceed in case federal courts invalidate the state’s gay marriage ban.
Kansas farmers want say in power lines
February 24, 2014
A bill before the Kansas House would allow farming interests to have more input into where power lines are placed.
Baldwin Junior High student wins first place at KU Engineering Expo
February 24, 2014
Paying close attention to the rules won Baldwin High School sixth-grader Anthony Dunn a first-place medal in the gravity car competition Thursday at the Kansas University Engineering Expo.
Kansas lawmakers to debate anti-fluoride proposal
February 24, 2014
A Kansas House committee is considering a proposal to require cities and other local governments to warn consumers if they put fluoride in their water supplies.
Musing from the Hill/Feb. 27
February 24, 2014
Pete Seeger, who recently died, used his songs as weapons. We will never forget “Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing: When will we ever learn, when will we ever learn?” He wrote this song as a protest against the Vietnam War. The French, who came to our rescue in the Revolutionary War, warned us against going into Vietnam.
Baldwin Bulldogs qualify six for state wrestling meet
February 24, 2014
Baldwin Bulldog wrestlers earned a fourth-place team finish and qualified six wrestlers for state at Friday and Saturday’s 4A regional in Burlington.
Baldwin City police chief says city has outgrown current station
06:00 a.m., February 24, 2014 Updated 02:48 p.m.
The Baldwin City Police Department has outgrown its current headquarters, while modern police procedures have made the space obsolete, Baldwin Police Chief Greg Neis says. The Baldwin City Council shares that view and included a new police station on a capital improvement list it approved this month of projects for 2015-2018.