Archive for Thursday, February 27, 2014

Also from February 27

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Polls

The Baldwin City Council approved a four-year capital improvement plan earlier this month that proposed the city build or participate in a number of new public facilities. Which of the following would you most support?

Response Percent
Senior center
 
43%
New police station
 
20%
Partnership with Lumberyard Arts Center to complete theater
 
20%
Consolidated public works headquarters
 
14%
Total 62

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Kansans support use of federal funds to expand Medicaid, poll says
February 27, 2014
Kansans strongly support accepting federal funds to broaden access to Medicaid, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Kansas: Praeger urges defeat of anti-Obamacare bill
February 27, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger on Wednesday said a House bill aimed at allowing Kansas to opt out of the federal health care overhaul could jeopardize Medicare funding for seniors.
Kansas man charged with murder in death of fetus
February 27, 2014
The Kansas attorney general has filed a first-degree murder charge against a 30-year-old western Kansas man accused of killing an 8- to 10-week-old fetus by serving the mother a pancake laced with medication intended to end a pregnancy.
Performing Arts Center offers Baldwin City residents shelter during tornadoes
February 27, 2014
With another snow said to be headed this way, it’s easy to forget March 1 marks the beginning of severe weather season in Kansas. Baldwin City residents needing a reminder need only recall two years ago when on Feb. 29 sirens sounded warning of a tornado spotted on the ground west of town.