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Kansas: ‘Religion freedoms’ bill stirs clashing viewpoints
January 31, 2014
Supporters of a “religious freedoms” bill said this week that it would protect religious beliefs, but opponents said the measure would allow widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kansas: Realtors, bankers bemoan ‘gotcha tax’
January 31, 2014
Numerous bankers lined up Wednesday calling for repeal of the state’s mortgage registration fee, saying it was unfair to them and home buyers.
BLHS basketball games moved up
January 31, 2014
Because of the potential of inclement weather, tonight’s Basehor-Linwood varsity basketball games have been moved up. The girls game will start at 5 p.m. and the boys game will immediately follow.
Shawnee legislator questions whether WyCo lobbyist can testify on gun bill
January 31, 2014
A state legislator Friday questioned whether a representative of the Unified Government of Kansas City and Wyandotte County broke the law by testifying on a pro-gun bill.
Kansas lawmakers consider bill to expand gun rights
January 31, 2014
Influential gun rights groups are pushing proposals in Kansas to strip cities and counties of any power to restrict the open carrying of firearms or regulate guns, telling legislators Thursday that a muddle of local rules confuses firearms owners and infringes upon their civil liberties.
Kansas: Feds allowing last part of Medicaid overhaul
January 31, 2014
Kansas officials say they’ll move ahead with the last part of an overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program after receiving permission from the federal government.
Tonganoxie churches offering drug abuse support groups
January 31, 2014
Two churches are offering help with those battling varying types of drug abuse.