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What team are you rooting for in the NCAA tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas Jayhawks
 
40%
Wichita Shockers
 
33%
All of the Big 12 teams and/or Kansas teams (KU, WSU)
 
17%
One of the top-seeded teams (Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Villanova)
 
4%
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 45
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Stolen goods from Joyland park found with Louie the Clown
March 1, 2015
Several items stolen from the closed Joyland amusement park in Wichita have been found at a home where police earlier recovered Louie the Clown, a statue that greeted patrons of the park before going missing for more than a decade.
Basehor-Linwood wrestlers take sixth at state
March 1, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestlers took sixth place as a team at the KSHSAA Class 4A state championships in Salina on Saturday, led by gold medal winner Jon Trowbridge.
Former Kansas superintendent and 2 others sue over firings
March 1, 2015
A superintendent and two of his top administrators who were fired last year are suing the Gardner-Edgerton School district in northeast Kansas.
Kansas school funding plan aimed at ending budget surprises
March 1, 2015
Top Republican officials in Kansas who hope to eliminate a budget deficit while sustaining personal income tax cuts are working on a plan to overhaul the state’s system for funding public schools in a way that would prevent unanticipated demands for new spending.
No. 6 Mill Valley girls top Basehor-Linwood
February 28, 2015
The Mill Valley girls celebrated Senior Night and their third league title in the last four seasons by defeating Basehor-Linwood 47-36 Friday at home.
No. 2 Basehor-Linwood takes down Mill Valley
February 28, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team wrapped up an undefeated regular season with dominating defense in a 55-31 victory at Mill Valley on Friday.
Kansas House passes teacher collective bargaining compromise
February 26, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a collective bargaining compromise between teachers and school boards.
Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from Kansas farmers
February 26, 2015
A suburban lawmaker’s proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned strong rural backlash and nagging fears that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a state budget shortfall.
Kansas Senate approves concealed carry of guns without training or permit
February 26, 2015
The Kansas Senate has approved a bill to allow people to carry concealed guns without requiring them to get a state permit or take training classes.
Verruckt is ‘terrifying, but great,’ says KCK mayor
February 26, 2015
At 17 stories high, the tallest waterslide in the world has literally put Kansas City, Kan., on the map.
U.S. Soccer National Training Complex to begin construction by summer
February 26, 2015
The construction of the new U.S. Soccer National Training Center complex in Kansas City, Kan., is scheduled to begin in late spring or early summer, and the area expects a lot of benefits from the development.
Hollywood Casino hotel process hitting home stretch
Lodging required by county awaiting final approvals
February 26, 2015
The landscape of the Interstate 70 corridor near Kansas Speedway and Hollywood Casino is expected to change.
Wyandotte County’s housing growth continues
February 26, 2015
Western Wyandotte County is becoming more than just the place to be — it’s the place to live.
Bonner church plans fundraiser for downtown business owner
February 26, 2015
On Dec. 10, after Suzanne Lee Hern’s Chevy Blazer skidded on an icy highway exit ramp, colliding with a pole, she was lucky to escape the wreckage alive.
Bonner’s Zumba classes create fitness ‘family’
February 25, 2015
When Traci Mayberry first tried Zumba a couple of years ago, she wasn’t a fan. “I hated it at first because I don’t know how to dance, and I swore I wasn’t going to come back,” she said.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary nurse Tammy Dooley
February 25, 2015
Tammy Dooley, school nurse at Bonner Springs Elementary, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
No. 2 Basehor-Linwood boys hold off Turner rally
February 25, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys saw a 17-point second-half lead dwindle to three in the fourth quarter but held on for a 76-70 victory at home against Turner.
Seniors lead Lady Bobcats to win over Turner
February 25, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team provided plenty of positive memories on Senior Night, beating Turner 56-25 in the final home game of the season.
Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute
February 24, 2015
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Nebraska to pay Kansas $5.5 million in a long-running legal dispute over use of water from the Republican River.
State officials ready to work with Bonner Springs’s K-7 requests
February 24, 2015
State officials met with Bonner Springs city leaders Monday, six months after the city made several requests regarding future construction along Kansas Highway 7.