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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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Face to Face: Chad Scoby
May 13, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces its readers to those who live and work in the community. Today we meet Chad Scoby.
Kansas legislators agree on local elections compromise
May 12, 2015
Kansas legislators have agreed to move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years.
Brownback makes appointments to commissions, boards
May 12, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced new appointments to four state boards and commissions.
Musings from the Hill, May 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
This year, we sat aside May `10 to honor our mothers. I am among those who along with Abraham Lincoln feel secure and confident, no matter what is expected of me; I will be able to it.
Widespread rains boost Kansas crops
May 12, 2015
Widespread rains helped boost farm crops and replenish soil moisture across Kansas.
Kansas House panel to consider consumption tax increases
May 12, 2015
A Kansas House panel is preparing to debate proposals to increase the state’s sales, gasoline and cigarette taxes.
Baker University’s first Kauffman Scholar looking to give back
May 12, 2015
His dream job, says Baker University Class of 2015 member Kaleb Berry, is to design computer games, those of the role-playing kind that tell a story. If he’s looking for a compelling story, Berry need look no further than his own. He will graduate Sunday from Baker, grateful and determined to return his good fortune.
Kansas House panel passes bill to end business tax break
May 12, 2015
Kansas would repeal tax break championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback under a bill that cleared a legislative committee Monday with bipartisan support, as members worked on a package of tax increases to erase a projected budget deficit.
Time running out for Uber compromise, Kansas senator says
May 11, 2015
A Kansas state senator says time is running out for ride-hailing company Uber to come to a compromise with the Legislature over regulations.
Kansas lawmakers must finish this week to avoid overtime
May 11, 2015
Kansas legislators must wrap up their business for the year within a week to avoid having their annual 90-day session go into overtime.
Baldwin High School senior to graduate 2 1/2 years after massive stoke
May 11, 2015
At a table Saturday in the family’s rural Baldwin City home, Allison Ogden spoke of the attitude that allowed her daughter Molly to recover from the devastating stroke she suffered on Nov. 5, 2012.
Government groups work across state lines in Kansas City
May 11, 2015
The four largest government units in the Kansas City metropolitan area are working together to address issues impacting the region on both sides of the Kansas/Missouri state line.
Kansas GOP touts school funding law; districts look to cut
May 10, 2015
Public school districts across Kansas are cutting programs, shedding jobs, ending the school year early and blaming it on the state’s new school funding law, even as the conservatives who advocated it tout the changes as a generous step forward for education.
Kansas’ broad marijuana bill attracts bulk of GOP votes
May 10, 2015
Supporters of a broad bill that would ease marijuana laws wending its way through the Kansas Legislature claim it’s a narrow enough set of reforms that conservative Republicans can vote for and demonstrates a shift in the long-running discussion.
Kansas City Connection: Eating recommendations for moms (and everyone else)
May 10, 2015
Recommending a few Kansas City eating spots moms would like.
Kansas House passes bill legalizing fantasy sports
May 7, 2015
The Kansas House has passed a bill that would define fantasy sports as a legal activity.
Wichita says pot ordinance should be stayed till court rules
May 7, 2015
Wichita is asking the state’s highest court to let the Sedgwick County District Court decide first whether a voter-approved ordinance lessening criminal penalties for marijuana possession is legal.
Baldwin City graduate season starts Saturday with Baker School of Professional and Graduate Studies commencemnts
May 7, 2015
Baker University will honor more than 300 undergraduates and 180 graduate students at three commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus. Undergraduate degrees for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies will be conferred at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 9. Graduate degrees for the School of Education, School of Professional and Gra
Baldwin Academy of Dance and Voice to have spring show
May 7, 2015
The Baldwin Academy of Dance and Voice will present “Dancing for Change” at 6 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at Rice Auditorium on the Baker University campus.
Baldwin City’s Senior Wheels program needs volunteer drivers
May 7, 2015
The Baldwin City Seniors Wheels program is in need of additional volunteer drivers to transport seniors and disabled individuals to such things as medical appointments and shopping outings.