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Board: All Schools Will Be Accredited This Year

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:55:49

Board: All Schools Will Be Accredited This Year

Problems with a new online system that administers assessment tests prompted the State Education Board to decide that all Kansas public schools will be accredited next year, without considering test results. Glitches were reported this week when several schools signed on to the system to begin ad...

 
 

Transgender Troop Ban Faces Scrutiny

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:21:52

Transgender Troop Ban Faces Scrutiny

An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there "is no compelling medical reason" for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving. It's urging President Barack Obama to lift the ban by executive order. The five-member panel was convened ...

 
 

KU Student Senate Votes To End Athletic Fee

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:12:53

KU Student Senate Votes To End Athletic Fee

The University of Kansas Student Senate has voted to eliminate a student fee that supports women's and non-revenue sports. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has the authority to reject the Wednesday's vote on the nearly 35-year-old fee. The fee costs students $25 each semester. Students have b...

 
 

Excite-Up Your Life!

By joan-jerkovich On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00:15

Excite-Up Your Life!

Explore what excites, exhilarates, and empowers you by tackling this list for “Discovering Your Passion”!   ü     Get Curious! Explore, be curious, and create your bucket list of things you have to do or try in life before you get too tired to even care. ü     Dig deep! ...

 
 

Cattle Rustling Suspect Caught

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:55:44

Cattle Rustling Suspect Caught

Authorities say a man suspected of stealing 23 cattle also apparently stashed a lot of stolen property in central Kansas. Stafford County Sheriff Jeff Parr says the man was arrested last week in the cattle theft from a county ranch. He says investigators on Monday found items such as a recreation...

 
 

Kansas Bill on Health Care ‘Navigators’ Advances

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:31:06

Kansas Bill on Health Care ‘Navigators’ Advances

The Kansas Senate has approved regulations for counselors who help consumers navigate an online insurance marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul strongly opposed by most Republican state officials. Wednesday's 30-10 vote in the GOP-dominated Senate sends the measure to the House....

 
 

Plan Permits More Beer From Kansas Microbreweries

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:28:53

Plan Permits More Beer From Kansas Microbreweries

Kansas legislators are trying to help the state's microbreweries by increasing the amount of beer they can make each year. The state Senate approved a bill Wednesday to raise the limit on manufacturing by microbreweries to 30,000 barrels of beer a year, instead of 15,000 barrels over the two-year...

 
 

Kansas Nears Limits on Pre-Primary Party Switches

By associated-press On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:26:41

Kansas Nears Limits on Pre-Primary Party Switches

The Kansas Senate has given first-round approval to a proposal from the state Republican Party to make it harder for voters to switch parties before primary elections. The Senate's voice vote Wednesday advanced the bill to another, final vote. Passage on the second vote would send the bill to Rep...

 
 

Changes Revive Gun Legislation

By associated-press On Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:57:12

Changes Revive Gun Legislation

A proposal to strip Kansas cities and counties of their power to regulate firearms is moving again through the Legislature after supporters stripped out two provisions preventing the state House from considering it. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee rewrote the bill Wednesday and app...

 
 

UPDATE: Three Earthquakes Shake Kansans

By associated-press On Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:48:49

UPDATE: Three Earthquakes Shake Kansans

The U.S. Geological Survey reports three minor earthquakes struck southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma. The first quake was reported at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday 14 miles east-northeast of Anthony in Harper County, Kan. It measured 3.4 on the Richter scale. Another quake, rated 2.7, was reported...

 
 
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