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Kansas

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  • Side-by-side, Kansas and Colorado governors offer test of strategies

    For two next-door neighbors, Kansas and Colorado have awfully little in common. Kansas is distinctly Midwestern, the spare flatness of the prairie relieved only occasionally by a small town or lonely farmhouse, the shrinking population mostly white,...
  • Children's Programming

    Children's Programming
    KWCH 12, KBSD 6, KBSH 7, KBSL 10 and KSCW maintains quarterly reports and other records regarding its broadcast of children’s educational and informational programming. These reports and records are available for inspection by the public at www.fcc....
  • One Killed by Tornado in Small Kansas Town

    One Killed by Tornado in Small Kansas Town
    One person is dead and many homes are destroyed in the small town of Reading, Kan. The tornado hit around 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Now, people in the community are trying to put their lives back together. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says one person,...
  • CB Larry Hope of American High, gives Miami 11 commits for 2012

    CB Larry Hope of American High, gives Miami 11 commits for 2012
    Hialeah American High cornerback Larry Hope confirmed via Facebook on Thursday night that he has indeed pledged to the Miami Hurricanes recruiting class of 2012, giving the 'Canes 11 commitments, so far. Hope participated in the first Al Golden summer...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • The Fixers: Range warrior

    The Fixers: Range warrior
    She's an unlikely traffic stopper: hefty, over 50, her complexion a grassy green and yellow. But, David Aikens says, people driving past his Inglewood store often stop to ogle this voluptuously contoured gas stove, manufactured at the beginning of the...
  • Friday, Dec. 31, 6:51 p.m.: I Love A Parade

    We spent the late morning & early afternoon taking in the Fiesta bowl parade. Had a great time, well done parade with high school bands from Alabama, PA, Texas, Kansas & California, just to name a few. My favorite part was the UCMB (surprise), but the...
  • Today is Friday the 13th, does it make you nervous?

    Today is Friday the 13th, does it make you nervous?
    For those of you who suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia, the fear of Friday the 13th, or triskaidekaphobia, the fear of the number 13, today is the only Friday the 13th this year. What is to fear from Friday the 13th or the number 13, you may ask?...
  • Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug

    Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug
    Following bans on salvia and synthetic marijuana, Illinois lawmakers are now trying to curb the latest store-bought choice of people looking to get high: bath salts. These are not the Epsom salts that Aunt Ethel used to sprinkle in a warm tub, nor are...
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's home in Mansfield, Missouri: The center of the 'Little House' world

    Laura Ingalls Wilder's home in Mansfield, Missouri: The center of the 'Little House' world
    If you grew up female in the second half of the 20th century in the United States, you might hold these "truths" about children's literature to be self-evident: •Nancy Drew commanded a certain loyalty from readers, but we all knew that real-life...
  • High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start

    High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start
    This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...