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Kansas gun dealer to pay $132K to woman for selling to felon
July 2, 2015
Owners of a southeast Kansas gun shop sued for selling a weapon that a man used to kill himself and his 8-year-old son have reached a $132,000 settlement with the child’s mother, according to lawyers in the case.
Troublesome zebra mussels found in Wellington lake
July 2, 2015
Wildlife officials say troublesome zebra mussels have been found in a lake in south-central Kansas.
Kansas AG plans to appeal ruling blocking anti-abortion law
July 2, 2015
Kansas’ attorney general plans to appeal a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on the most common second trimester abortion procedure.
Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax law
July 2, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn’t take effect until 2018.
Northrop Grumman event aimed at Kansas aviation suppliers
July 1, 2015
Representatives from Northrop Grumman will be in Wichita this week for a supplier’s symposium aimed at the bolstering the aviation industry in Kansas.
High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas
July 1, 2015
Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
Governor, FCC commissioner urge community to share success stories from fiber optic cable access
July 1, 2015
At an event Wednesday in the downtown Baldwin City office of RG Fiber, Gov. Sam Brownback and Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai encouraged those in the community to share success stories as fiber optic Internet comes online in the community.
Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died
July 1, 2015
A 7-year-old Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals drew national attention has died.
2 dead after shooting in Overland Park
July 1, 2015
Police in Overland Park say two people have died in a shooting.
Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens
June 30, 2015
The emergency room at Topeka’s Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
Overland Park giving $25K to Skywalk Memorial
June 30, 2015
The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial commemorating a 1981 hotel disaster in Kansas City.
Musing from the Hill, July 2, 2015
June 30, 2015
Long before World War II, Holland stood by us all the way. Huguenots (French Protestants) rose up against the atrocities being committed by the Catholic Church against all other religions. Many fled to Holland to escape torture and death.
Baldwin City water rate study continues as Lawrence looks to hike rates
June 30, 2015
Baldwin City residents aware of where the city’s tap water comes from probably paid more than casual interest to the Lawrence City Commission’s early 2016 budget discussions. That’s because during a budget workshop last month the Lawrence City Commission was presented a proposal to raise that city’s water rates in 2016 and 2017.
Court ruling on air standards may save Westar millions
June 30, 2015
Westar Energy says a U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on toxic emissions at power plants could save the company millions.
New Lawrence Journal World managing editor has Baldwin City ties
June 30, 2015
Veteran Lawrence Journal-World reporter and columnist Chad Lawhorn has been named managing editor of the newspaper. As managing editor, Lawhorn will oversee the Journal-World’s staff of editors, reporters and photographers as well as the news staffs for The World Company’s weekly newspapers in Baldwin City, Tonganoxie, Bonner Springs and Shawnee.
Mission accomplished for Baldwin City bike camp
June 30, 2015
As she was explaining her reasons Friday for volunteering for last week’s ICan Shine bike camp at Baldwin High School, Laura McCall suddenly noticed young campers engaged in something she would not have thought impossible four days earlier. “Look, they’re racing,” she said, pointing at two campers vying for inside position as they raced around a practice track set up on a Baldwin High School parking lot. “On Monday, they didn’t even know how to ride. To see how far they’ve come is amazing.”
KanCare starting ombudsman volunteer program in 3 places
June 29, 2015
The state-run program that administers Medicaid is seeking volunteer ombudsman for Kansas City, Johnson County and Wichita.
New Baldwin City Recreation Commission sports coordinator ‘hits ground running’
June 29, 2015
Unlike some of her May graduate peers, Whitney Gillman had no difficulty receiving her master’s degree this spring. Gillman started in June as the sports coordinator for the Baldwin City Parks and Recreation Commission. Her duties include the management of all youth and adult sports programs. “It’s my first big-girl job,” she said. “I graduated in May and a couple weeks later I started this job.”
Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas
June 29, 2015
A child advocacy group says children in a third of Kansas counties don’t have access to summer food programs.
High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule
June 29, 2015
The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship.

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