state news

Kansas African American museum on hold
April 16, 2014
Supporters of an effort to build a new Kansas African American Museum in downtown Wichita are vowing to keep working, even after the proposal was postponed and land designated as the museum’s location was returned to the city.
Kansas professors endorse new social media policy
April 16, 2014
More than 80 distinguished professors have endorsed a new proposed social media policy for Kansas universities.
Kansas Jewish center where two were killed reopens
April 16, 2014
A Jewish Community Center in Kansas where two people were shot to death on Sunday has reopened.
Kansas man pleads guilty to child porn
April 15, 2014
A northeast Kansas man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to one count of accessing child pornography with intent to view.
Kansas: Bob Dole to tour cities next week
April 15, 2014
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole says he’s looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.
Kansas University student has tuberculosis, officials confirm
April 15, 2014
Kansas University officials say a student with tuberculosis is expected to make a full recovery.
Chipotle money at heart of KU student elections squabble
April 15, 2014
Although the Kansas University student body elections wrapped up Thursday, the results are currently under lock and key until a dispute over the election is resolved.
Kansas math, reading test results might not go public
April 14, 2014
Kansas education officials are considering not releasing the results of annual state math and reading tests after computer problems and cyberattacks have plagued the administration of this year’s exams.
Kansas: 1 dead, 1 injured in overnight I-70 shooting
April 14, 2014
One person is dead and another hospitalized after a shooting on Interstate 70 near Kansas City.
Kansas City Jewish center shooting suspect active with Ku Klux Klan
April 14, 2014
There was no answer at the last known address for a man suspected in the shooting deaths of three people at a Kansas Jewish community center and retirement complex.
Kansas soldier medals found at Vermont antique store returned to family
April 13, 2014
A Purple Heart medal and other items belonging to a Kansas soldier killed in World War II has been returned to his family.
Kansas City man charged with murder in police-chase child death
April 13, 2014
A Kansas City, Kan., man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of an 8-year-old girl who was in a minivan the man crashed into while fleeing from police.
Kansas: Brownback will sign to end teacher tenure, analysis suggests
April 13, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.
Kansas wind energy a force, report suggests
April 11, 2014
Kansas has nearly doubled its wind power generation over the past two years, according to a wind industry report released Thursday.
Kansas Legislature: What passed, what died, what remains
April 11, 2014
Meeting nearly round-the-clock last weekend, Kansas legislators ended the regular legislative session by passing with slim majorities a school finance bill in response to a court order, and a repeal of teacher tenure that has ignited a political firestorm.

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