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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:

Response Percent
Increase gun violence.
 
72%
Have no effect.
 
17%
Decrease gun violence.
 
10%
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Ex-U.S. representative seeks to expand lobbying firm in Kansas
April 30, 2015
The lobbying and consulting firm of a former U.S. representative has sent letters to several Kansas businesses offering to represent their interests before the state legislature.
Kansas State awards $500K in grants for global food research
April 30, 2015
Kansas State University has awarded $500,000 in grants to faculty members who are researching way to boost food production as the world population grows.
Kansas officials awaiting word on tax collections in April
April 30, 2015
Kansas legislators and other officials are waiting to learn whether the state’s tax collections in April met expectations.
Coach confident wins on way for Baldwin High School soccer team
April 29, 2015
Baldwin High School girls soccer Erryn Kindle saw enough good things during three tough losses in the last week to have confidence his team is ready to break out.
Baldwin High School baseball team warms up for big stage with 2-1 week
April 29, 2015
Team to play in tournament at Community America Ballpark
Baldwin High School track teams claim Eudora titles
April 29, 2015
After two weeks of competition against the state and Midwest’s best at the Pre-State Classic in Wichita and Kansas University Relays, the Baldwin High track teams pitted themselves against peers last Thursday at Eudora.
Face to Face: Carson Wood
April 29, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Carson Wood.
Kansas student’s budget documentary stirs controversy
April 29, 2015
A high-school student’s documentary, “Where the Buffaloed Roam: An Ode to the Kansas Budget,” is raising a stir.
Budget, taxes head up crowded agenda for Kansas Legislature
April 29, 2015
Kansas legislators are returning Wednesday from spring break to tackle a crowded agenda topped by a mandate to balance the next state budget and questions about which taxes they will increase to achieve that.
School finance summit at Wichita State postponed
April 29, 2015
A school finance summit was postponed a day after leaders of a conservative think tank said they were concerned it would be a one-sided event because they were not invited.
KanCare providers lose millions for 2nd straight year
April 29, 2015
The three companies that provide coverage to Kansas’ Medicaid system lost a total of $52 million doing so last year, marking a second straight year of losses, according to records reviewed by a legislative committee.
Newly elected Baldwin City Council members to be sworn in Monday
April 29, 2015
Three newly elected members will be sworn in to the Baldwin City Council at Monday’s meeting. The new members, Steve Bauer, Tony Brown and David Simmons, received the most votes among the seven candidates running for three open seats in the April 7 general election.
Kansas auditor to release report on sexual predator program
April 28, 2015
The state’s auditing agency is set to present a report on the cost and effectiveness of Kansas’ program to involuntarily commit sexual predators to treatment.
Disease, drought taking toll on Kansas wheat crop
April 28, 2015
The winter wheat crop in Kansas is showing signs of stress from disease and drought.
Wichita to award varsity letters to special needs students
April 28, 2015
Students who play in a special-needs sports league in the Wichita area scored a victory.
Girls on the Run helps Baldwin City students get fit, improve self-esteem
April 28, 2015
Fourth-grader Maddie Anderson said she’s improved two things from participating in the Girls on the Run program. “I usually run about a mile a day because I’m not the best, but I try,” she said. “When I first started running, I could run about a half mile. I feel better and stronger.”
Kansas House committee delays review of Democrat’s remarks
April 28, 2015
A Kansas House committee has delayed its investigation of a Democratic lawmaker who labeled as “racist bigots” supporters of a bill ending college tuition breaks for students living in the U.S. illegally.
Late price change rolled back as Baldwin City purchases KCP&L service area
April 28, 2015
A late hiccup in the city’s planned purchase of the right to provide service to the Baldwin City business park and four homes has been resolved, and the sale is going ahead as planned.
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity plans to build home in Baldwin City next year
April 28, 2015
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity has a lot and much of the needed money, but now needs a family before starting its second home in Baldwin City. That effort to find the right family for the three-bedroom, 1 1/2 bathroom, 1,250-square-foot home that Lawrence Habitat plans for Baldwin City will start with a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Baldwin City Public Library, said John Harvey, Lawrence Habitat for Humanity director of resource development.
Kansas City Connection: Char Bar, Sleater-Kinney, Zubaz and giant Lego sculptures
April 28, 2015
“Good Food,” reads a sign behind the bar at Westport’s Char Bar. Talk about an understatement.

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