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Kansas governor says deficit plan is not a tax increase
June 16, 2015
Even though Kansas will raise sales and cigarette taxes to balance its budget, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that it’s not a tax increase because his economic policies still will have the state’s residents paying less in taxes than they did three years ago.
Edwardsville police recover missing Airstream
June 16, 2015
Edwardsville Police Department reported today that officers discovered a 1962 Airstream trailer stolen from Kansas City, Kan., based on a tip from a resident.
Art festival, patriotic celebration to take over Downtown Bonner June 27
June 16, 2015
June 27 will be a day full of entertainment in Downtown Bonner Springs.
Quapaw tribe seeks dismissal of lawsuit over casino plans
June 16, 2015
The Quapaw Tribe wants a federal court to toss out the lawsuit Kansas filed seeking to block the tribe from expanding its Downstream Casino in Oklahoma into southeast Kansas.
Governor signs bill on $25 withdrawal for welfare recipients
June 16, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that allows the state to change controversial limits on the amount of money welfare recipients could withdraw from ATMs.
Former nurse accused of sexual assaulting Kansas patients
June 16, 2015
A former nurse charged last year with sexually assaulting patients at a Kansas City, Kansas, hospital is now accused of sexually assaulting patients at a Johnson County hospital.
Former Shawnee music teacher charged with molestation missing from house arrest
June 16, 2015
Authorities say a former music instructor at Funky Munky Music in Shawnee charged with child molestation has removed his ankle bracelet and fled house arrest.