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What team are you rooting for in the NCAA tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas Jayhawks
 
39%
Wichita Shockers
 
32%
All of the Big 12 teams and/or Kansas teams (KU, WSU)
 
17%
One of the top-seeded teams (Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Villanova)
 
6%
Other (tell us in the comments)
 
4%
One of the other Big 12 teams: Baylor, Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas or West Virginia
 
0%
Total 46
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses
March 29, 2015
With thousands of dollars in campaign contributions at stake in the 2016 election cycle, GOP legislators are weighing the risks of acting on a fiercely lobbied issue: allowing supermarkets to sell liquor.
Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place
March 29, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week, though he’s not pushing lawmakers to finish a spending blueprint for state government that also erases a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million.
Kansas City Connection: Library activities go way beyond books
March 29, 2015
In addition to being an excellent place to do research, check out books or attend film and public speaking events, the Kansas City Library’s Central Branch, located in the First National Bank building at 10th and Baltimore, also functions as something of a museum.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development to celebrate 25 years April 9
March 29, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.
State official to be director of Manhattan airport
March 26, 2015
Jesse Romo, the director of aviation for the Kansas Department of Transportation, will become the director of the Manhattan Regional Airport next month.
Kansas House passes bill to authorize $1.5B in pension bonds
March 26, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a bill authorizing $1.5 billion in bonds to help lower the state’s annual costs in funding pensions for teachers and government workers.
Salina man hopes to transform flour mill, redevelop area
March 26, 2015
The owner of a Salina mill has proposed a multimillion-dollar plan to transform the H.D. Lee Flour Mill and Grain Elevator into either townhomes or hotel rooms, with a restaurant 100 feet off the ground.
Reno County spending money to keep jail smelling good
March 26, 2015
To retain that new jail smell, Reno County plans to buy equipment that will vacuum-seal clothing worn by arriving inmates.
Basehor, Bonner districts agree: Block grant funding unfair
March 26, 2015
David Howard said that there are so many moving parts to education funding in Kansas right now that it’s hard to make any plans to take action, even if it is almost sure that school districts will have to make budget cuts.
Kansas wild bird populations weathering avian influenza
March 25, 2015
The wildlife disease coordinator in Kansas says wild bird population numbers appear unaffected by an outbreak of avian influenza.
Poorman’s High School Baseball Power Rankings
March 25, 2015
Sports editor Jon Poorman ranks the local high school baseball teams.
Kansas House advances measure to ban abortion procedure
March 25, 2015
Kansas is close to banning an abortion procedure targeted by a national group and described by abortion opponents as fetus dismemberment.
Kansas House approves bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions
March 25, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a bill requiring the state to draft a plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants but allowing legislators to have a say in its contents.
Kansas Senate approves plan to control mental health drugs
March 24, 2015
The Kansas Senate has approved a new proposal for controlling the cost of mental health drugs in the state’s Medicaid program.
Bonner animal group says city’s sluggish response was costly
March 24, 2015
An animal rescue group says the city may have wasted taxpayer money by taking too long to resolve an animal control issue.
Kansas designates Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day
March 24, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has proclaimed Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day in Kansas.
BLHS baseball team hungry after regional loss
March 24, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team suffered a tough 2-1 extra-innings loss to Tonganoxie in a Class 4A regional championship game last May. But even after struggling through the depths of defeat, the Bobcats remain optimistic they can challenge for the crown once again.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs librarian Jane Rink
March 24, 2015
Jane Rink, the new children’s coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Lenexa man suspected of injuring kids, damaging cars
March 24, 2015
Police in Lenexa say a man has been arrested on suspicion of injuring three children, damaging vehicles and threatening people with what turned out to be a pellet gun.

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