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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:31:06 -0500A rural Douglas County man says he was coerced into admitting he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:32:51 -0500The Army on Thursday named a new commander at Kansas' Fort Riley to replace an officer fired three days earlier, just weeks before soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division deploy to Iraq.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:57:00 -0500Despite sweeping tax cuts that were designed to spur business growth in Kansas, the Washington-based Tax Foundation ranks Kansas 22nd overall on its latest State Business Tax Climate Index, and 18th for its individual income tax structure. One author of the report says the tax cuts that Gov. Sam Brownback championed in 2012 only shifted the tax burden onto other people, and other forms of taxes.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:32:09 -0500A federal judge has canceled a contempt hearing for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) after he agreed to concessions that will fully register and clearly notify thousands of people that they can vote in November.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:02:03 -0500KU officials confirmed that Kansas City-based rapper Tech N9ne will be performing at the 32nd annual Late Night in the Phog event, slated to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:21:57 -0500Kansas is reporting that its infant mortality rate decreased in 2015 to the state's lowest annual figure ever.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:47:37 -0500Authorities have identified a man killed in a Kansas City, Kansas, parking lot.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:20:17 -0500On Wednesday, Douglas County commissioners directed staff to seek requests for proposals for an energy audit so the county can maintain the success of its sustainability program.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:23 -0500Get the keys for Kansas, mega matchups and more for the Jayhawks' Big 12 opener at Texas Tech. By Benton Smith
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500For a moment, forget whether providing free access to condoms to students in Lawrence’s two public high schools is a good idea.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500In some ways, it was the most memorable line of Monday’s presidential debate.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Looking on the bright side, perhaps this election can teach conservatives to look on the dark side. They need a talent for pessimism, recognizing the signs that whatever remains of American exceptionalism does not immunize this nation from decay, to which all regimes are susceptible.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Seven Lawrence elementary schools will open their doors to the public Saturday during the district’s second annual Parade of Schools.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Free State High freshman gymnast Liliana King-Wilson placed third in three events at the Olathe East quadrangular Wednesday, helping the Firebirds to second place with 98.2 points.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Despite two goals from Thomas Reno, Free State High's boys soccer team fell, 3-2, Wednesday against Shawnee Mission West at Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Senior Anne Goebel and junior Tori Hoopingarner shot 90 and 92, respectively, paving the way for the Firebirds at Eagle Bend Golf Course. Goebel’s 90 mark was good enough to finish tied for 32nd. By Shane Jackson
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500The World Series champions have failed to make the postseason for the fourth year in a row. Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon keyed an eighth-inning rally and Kansas City beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Wednesday night, but the Royals were still knocked out of playoff contention. The defending World Series champs were eliminated when Baltimore beat Toronto 3-2 earlier Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:35:02 -0500Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II steadily develops, his statistics improving with each year. A year ago in Lawrence, he and then freshman Kansas quarterback Ryan Willis produced nearly identical passing statistics, a game won by Texas Tech, 30-20. By Tom Keegan
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:55:06 -0500Decomposing trash that was buried decades ago in the Hamm Landfill north of Lawrence will soon become a source of fuel.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:42:17 -0500The current crop of Jayhawks, with freshman Josh Jackson, is going through something eerily similar to what the 2009-10 team did with Xavier Henry. The names, numbers and faces may be different, but there’s a certain amount of symmetry between the two teams. By Matt Tait