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Kansas, Arizona prevail in voter citizenship suit
March 20, 2014
Federal officials must help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to document their U.S. citizenship, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, in a decision that could encourage other Republican-led states to consider similar policies.
Bobcat lifters receive recognition at Capitol
March 20, 2014
Following yet another banner season, the Basehor-Linwood powerlifting teams received some recognition at the state Capitol in Topeka.
Kansas: Brownback calls for full K-12 equalization funding
March 20, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback called on lawmakers Wednesday to approve full equalization funding for two areas of the state’s K-12 education budget, a move that is estimated to cost an additional $129 million per year.
Kansas votes to repeal mortgage registration fees
March 20, 2014
Kansas senators have approved a bill repealing mortgage registration fees, a move that county leaders say will cost them millions of dollars.
Fred Phelps Sr., founder of Westboro Baptist Church, dead at 84
March 20, 2014
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
Life of Kirby McRill to be told at Tonganoxie Community Historical Society meeting
March 20, 2014
The life of Kirby McRill will be explained next week.
Basehor library’s QuaranTEEN zone officially celebrates opening
March 20, 2014
After nearly a year of hard work by local youth and library staff, the “QuaranTEEN Zone” at the Basehor Community Library officially opened Tuesday afternoon.