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August 16, 2017 - 8:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Another Kansas state lawmaker has become the third Republican to enter the race to succeed retiring GOP U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Rep. Kevin Jones of Wellsville in east-central Kansas' Franklin County announced his candidacy Wednesday for...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 8:24 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states. The decision Wednesday by the Missouri Public Service Commission creates a significant hurdle for Clean Line Energy Partners, which wants...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 8:19 pm
KIPP, Kan. (AP) — A mock-up of a spacecraft built in central Kansas is getting ready to take off for Kansas State University. The Salina Journal reports the spaceship will arrive at the university sometime next week from the Douglas Welding & Machine shop in Kipp. The interior will be finished...
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Alcides Escobar - Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
August 16, 2017 - 8:07 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth after Oakland tied it in the bottom of the eighth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Athletics 7-6 on Wednesday. Alcides Escobar doubled to start the ninth against Blake Treinen (1-1), matching his season high...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 2:35 pm
OSAWATOMIE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials say a state mental hospital that has suffered from years of neglect and staffing shortages has passed an inspection, moving it closer to being able to receive federal reimbursements. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Kansas Department for Aging and...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 2:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Kansas lawmaker has named a campaign treasurer in an ethics filing that lists the office he is seeking as governor. The Wichita Eagle reports House Democratic Leader Jim Ward of Wichita made the filing Tuesday, naming former Kansas Democratic Party chairman Lee Kinch to...
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Ted Woodward
August 16, 2017 - 1:09 pm
An 81-year-old woman in the southeast part of Wichita fell victim to a scam. The woman says she got a phone call from someone, telling her she had won money and vehicles. The scam involved getting the woman to pay some sort of fees to collect her supposed prizes. The woman sent money to the suspect...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 12:57 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states. Today's decision by the Missouri Public Service Commission creates a significant hurdle for Clean Line Energy Partners, which wants to...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
Steve & Ted mornings
August 16, 2017 - 8:51 am
Voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus tells us in his daily update the weather isn't cooperating and will probably drive practice indoors.
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