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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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Kansas City Connection: Sushi and Sufjan
April 19, 2015
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could feast on food from dozens of Kansas City’s finest restaurants while feeling like you’d actually done something good?
Wichita State gets $5 million, mostly for honors college
April 16, 2015
Wichita State University’s Foundation will use most of a $5 million gift to support its honors college.
Some kidney transplant services to be offered in Wichita
April 16, 2015
Patients who have kidney transplants at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., are now able to get some related treatments in Wichita.
Baker Orange, website win awards
April 16, 2015
The Baker University student newspaper was recognized with two contest awards in the past week. The Baker Orange won the All-Kansas Award as the state’s top private college newspaper at the Kansas Collegiate Media spring conference in Wichita. The Tulsa Press Club named the Orange website the Great Plains Journalism Student Website.
Baldwin Bulldogs baseball team goes 3-1
April 16, 2015
Winless heading into last Thursday’s action, the Baldwin High School baseball team went 3-1 on the week with a double-header swe
Baldwin High School track athletes prove among elite
April 16, 2015
Two Baldwin High School relay teams proved they are among the best in the state at a couple of meets in the past week. The Bulldogs traveled Friday to compete in the Shocker Pre-State Classic at Wichita and was back in action Tuesday at the Baker Relays. They were two very different events, said BHS boys coach Mike Spielman
Regents President and CEO Tompkins retires
April 16, 2015
Kansas Board of Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins says he plans to retire at the end of June.
New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits
April 16, 2015
A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can’t use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don’ts runs to several dozen items.
Overland Park approves 165-mile bicycle network
April 15, 2015
Overland Park officials have approved spending $27 million over several years to install 165 miles of bicycle lanes throughout the city.
WireCo to move headquarters across border to Kansas
April 15, 2015
The Kansas Department of Commerce says WireCo WorldGroup will receive more than $8.6 million in incentives to move its headquarters this summer from Kansas City, Mo., to Prairie Village.
Baldwin police department warns of counterfeit money
April 15, 2015
The Baldwin City Police Department is warning residents, especially those at local businesses, look over paper currency after several counterfeit bills have been passed in the community.
Dole Institute to exhibit Bob Dole’s WWII-era letters
April 15, 2015
The Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is exhibiting World War II letters between Bob Dole and his family for an online audience.
New natural gas extractions plant operating in Kansas
April 14, 2015
A new natural gas liquids extraction plant began operating in central Kansas this week.
Face to Face: Austin Inzer
April 14, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week, we meet Austin Inzer.
CertainTeed to renovate plant in Kansas City, Kan.
April 14, 2015
CertainTeed Corp. officials say the building materials company will renovate its plant in Kansas City, Kansas, creating more than 70 new jobs over the next three years.
Report: Corn planting in Kansas reaches 14 percent
April 14, 2015
The latest snapshot of Kansas agriculture shows farmers busy with spring planting preparations and the burning of pastures.
Musings from the Hill, April 16, 2015
April 14, 2015
It is said “March winds and April showers bring forth sweet May flowers.” March winds hopefully have temporarily ceased, instead we received a final gift of much needed April showers. A blessing for farmers and helpful to alleviate dangerous fires destroying grass lands, crops and homes.
Wellness Festival returns Saturday to Baldwin City at Collins Center
April 14, 2015
If a number of potential life-saving health screenings aren’t enough, Kansas University basketball and Kansas City Royals fans will have added reason to attend Saturday’s annual Wellness Festival. Baker University and the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s 14th annual Wellness Festival will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Baker University Collins Center.
Baker students help, benefit from Wellness Festival
April 14, 2015
As president of the Exercise Science Student Alliance Club at Baker University, Hillary Yoder has the good-news, bad-news task of recruiting club members to help with the Wellness Festival the university annually co-sponsors with the Baldwin City Recreation Commission.
Hostess plant in Lenexa to reopen
April 13, 2015
A former Hostess Brands bakery in Lenexa will reopen this summer, providing about 100 jobs.