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February 15, 2017 - 2:56 pm
MONTGOMERY, W.Va. — A nonprofit group that specializes in behavioral health care and child welfare is starting a two-year college in southern West Virginia for students transitioning out of foster care. Olathe, Kansas-based KVC Health Systems plans to take over parts of the West Virginia University...
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February 15, 2017 - 7:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. - KSN has learned that a federal investigation involves Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell. O’Donnell was a state senator at the time, when the U.S. Department of Justice intercepted his cell phone conversations. KSN News received a certified letter from the U.S...
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February 15, 2017 - 6:59 am
WICHITA, Kan. - On Monday afternoon in the south part of Wichita, a man robbed the Juarez Bakery north of Pawnee & Seneca; the suspect indicated he had a weapon. The suspect got away with cash, driving away in a stolen gray 2001 Buick Century with Kansas licence plate 112 GBJ.
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February 15, 2017 - 4:59 am
OKLAHOMA CITY — A Republican lawmaker who defended his description of pregnant women as "hosts" has won approval for his bill that would require women seeking an abortion to first receive written consent from the father. The House Public Health Committee voted 5-2 in favor of the bill by Rep...
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February 15, 2017 - 4:35 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas lawmakers who oppose concealed guns in hospitals and on university campuses have failed to revive legislation that would keep such weapons out after June. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee rejected a bill Wednesday to allow the University of Kansas Medical Center...
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February 15, 2017 - 4:02 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities have found a body in a burned car on the southeast side of Kansas City. KMBC-TV ( http://bit.ly/2lQ32pX ) reports that police were called to the scene Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say two people walking on a wooded private property located the vehicle. Responding...
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February 14, 2017 - 10:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A Kansas Senate committee has advanced a budget-balancing proposal from Democrats to raise $1.2 billion over two years by increasing income taxes. The Assessment and Taxation Committee on Tuesday forwarded a bill to the Senate that contains the plan. But the Republican-controlled...
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February 14, 2017 - 10:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A Kansas House committee is considering a proposal to keep concealed guns out of public hospitals, mental health clinics and nursing homes. The Federal and State Affairs Committee took up a bill Tuesday that would allow the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas,...
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February 14, 2017 - 10:40 pm
SALINA, Kan. - Leaders of a fundraising campaign say they have reached their goal for establishing a new home for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina. A news release from Tom Martin, executive director of the Salina Regional Health Foundation says the group has raised more than $7.6...
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February 14, 2017 - 10:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas legislators are pushing a plan to close a projected budget shortfall without cutting aid to public schools. The House Appropriations Committee endorsed a bill Monday that would liquidate a state investment portfolio. The move would raise $317 million in funds for a loan to the...
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