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Do you support Kansas House Bill 2453, which some call necessary to protect religious freedoms, while others say it is discriminatory toward gay citizens?

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Shawnee Mission sex-ed poster incites battle in Topeka
10:29 p.m., February 17, 2014 Updated 09:34 a.m.
A parent complaint about a poster used as a visual aid in teaching students at Hocker Grove Middle School about human sexuality has made its way to the Statehouse.
Kansas: Dentists blame KanCare for low reimbursements
February 17, 2014
Low reimbursement rates are preventing many dentists from accepting patients covered by Kansas’ managed care plan running Medicaid, with delays in getting paid also contributing to the problem, dentists say.
Kansas considers change in teacher licensing
February 17, 2014
Kansas education officials are considering changes to how teachers are licensed in effort to meet a growing demand for technical education courses at high schools.
Sen. Moran plans Thursday visit to Lansing
February 17, 2014
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, will host a town hall meeting from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace in Lansing.
Kansas: Hundreds protest bill opposing gay marriage
February 17, 2014
Shock,” “fear” and “embarrassment” were among the words protesters used Sunday to describe their reaction to legislation that would allow Kansans to cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
Leavenworth County Republicans to have Lincoln Day dinner Saturday in Leavenworth
February 17, 2014
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will have a Lincoln Day Dinner this weekend.
Basehor program makes exercise fun for entire family
February 17, 2014
Young children and their moms are finding a common bond in exercise in a Family Fun Fitness class at Basehor Elementary School.