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The governor has signed a bill making it legal to carry a concealed firearm in Kansas without a permit. Do you think:

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Increase gun violence.
Have no effect.
Decrease gun violence.
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Salina Airport Authority Board approves lease for business
May 21, 2015
The Salina Airport Authority Board has approved a lease for airport space for a soil erosion business that could bring 13 full-time jobs to the area by June.
Face to Face: Chad Berg
May 21, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in Baldwin City. This week, we meet Chad Berg.
Kansas Senate to consider tax increases to close budget gap
May 21, 2015
The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate is considering a plan to raise taxes to close a projected budget shortfall, with GOP Gov. Sam Brownback saying he isn’t drawing “very clear lines” for lawmakers who are split over reversing one of his major economic initiatives.
House approves bill upping secretary of state’s power
10:00 a.m., May 21, 2015 Updated 12:15 p.m.
The House has approved a bill that would give Kansas’ secretary of state the power to prosecute election fraud.
Kansas House panel working on plan to raise various taxes
May 20, 2015
A Kansas House committee is working on a plan to raise the state’s sales tax and boost income taxes for some business owners to help balance the state budget.
Baldwin girls catch fire at regional, earn berth at state softball tourney
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School softball team atoned for a season of near misses Tuesday by playing its way into the state 4A Division 1 tournament with two victories. Playing on their home field, the Bulldogs rolled over rival Eudora, 14-3, in the regional tournament’s first round before upsetting No. 1 seeded Tonganoxie, 7-6, in the championship game.
Baldwin boys, girls race away with league track titles
May 20, 2015
Paola fans cheered when after 10 events of Friday’s Frontier League track and field championships at Spring Hill, the public address announcer gave the standings as Baldwin High School 106 and Paola 105.5.
Baldwin High girls soccer advances in post-season
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls soccer team blasted Kansas City Christian of Olathe, 9-0, on Monday in the first round of the 1A through 4A regional playoffs.
Kansas House to consider stiffening scrap theft penalties
May 20, 2015
Scrap thieves who do more than $5,000 worth of damage when stealing valuable metals would face jail time under a bill before the Kansas House.
Baldwin board approves contract to upgrade football fields
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin school board approved Tuesday a contract with MDH Turf to upgrade two non-varsity football fields on the Baldwin High School/Baldwin Junior High School campus. MDH will improve the north field used for junior high school games and BHS freshman and junior varsity teams and the one to the south used for practice.
State Fair to have designated smoking areas starting in 2016
May 20, 2015
Smokers who attend the Kansas State Fair will be required to use designated smoking areas, beginning in 2016.
Man who escaped from Kansas police custody found in Missouri
May 19, 2015
A man who escaped from custody in Kansas City, Kansas, last week has been found.
Kansas attorney general appoints new civil litigation chief
May 19, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has picked a former state Bar Association president to lead the division in Schmidt’s office that handles civil lawsuits.
Kansas lawmakers having more discussions about raising taxes
May 19, 2015
Legislative committees are planning more discussions about proposals for raising taxes to erase a state budget shortfall.
Baldwin City Council awards contract for U.S. 56/High Street realignment
May 19, 2015
Four years after the city first took action on the project and a year after it was slated to be completed, the Baldwin City Council on Monday approved a contract for the realignment of the U.S. Highway 56/High Street intersection. The project with eliminate the current sharp angle at which High Street meets the highway.
Kansas House tax panel to meet seeking to plug budget hole
May 18, 2015
A House committee plans to meet as lawmakers go into overtime seeking an acceptable package of tax increases for closing a state budget shortfall.
Group pushing State Fair to ban or limit smoking
May 18, 2015
The Kansas State Fair is being asked to consider banning smoking throughout the fair grounds.
Kansas lawmakers work with reduced staff for rest of session
May 18, 2015
Kansas legislators will be working with a reduced staff of secretaries and assistants now that their annual session is in overtime.
Baldwin school board agenda for Tuesday, May 18
May 18, 2015
Football practice field bids on agenda. Note meeting moved to Tuesday because of BJHS advancement ceremony on Monday night.
Council OKs mayor’s appointments to Baldwin City boards
May 18, 2015
The Baldwin City Council appointed May 4 members of city government’s various boards. Below are the citizens appointed.