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Candidate questionnaire: Sue Adams, House Dist. 33
October 20, 2014
Sue Adams is an Edwardsville Republican running against incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Remember When for Oct. 23, 2014
October 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs woman recognized by national sorority
October 20, 2014
Karen Tennant of Bonner Springs was recently chosen to serve as an election teller for the 2015 convention of Phi Tau Omega Sorority.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
Basehor business owners noted among franchisees
October 20, 2014
At the 5th Annual Snap Fitness International Convention, Matt and Jen Rhodes, owners Snap Fitness in Shawnee and Basehor, were named the 2014 U.S. Franchisees of the Year.
Candidate questionnaire: Willie Dove, House Dist. 38
October 20, 2014
Willie Dove is the incumbent Republican from rural Bonner Springs running against Democrat Jan Pringle for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
New attempt to reduce Wichita marijuana penalties
October 20, 2014
A second attempt to reduce marijuana penalties in Wichita has begun.
Drivers cautioned during deer mating season
October 20, 2014
Drivers, look out: Kansas deer are on the move and looking for mates. Mid-October through Thanksgiving is prime mating season for deer.
Missouri officials, hunters seeing fewer deer
October 19, 2014
Missouri wildlife officials are considering more restrictions in whitetail deer hunting to reverse a continuing decline in the deer population, caused mostly by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease and liberal hunting regulations.
Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas
October 19, 2014
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.
Candidate questionnaire: Jan Pringle, House Dist. 38
October 17, 2014
Jan Pringle is a Democrat from Gardner running against Republican incumbent Willie Dove for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Solar panel project underway at Topeka VA center
October 16, 2014
Dozens of solar panels have been installed and thousands more are planned at Topeka Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center as part of a green initiative expected to save more than $300,000 a year on electricity.
Parties see jump in Kansas voter registrations
October 16, 2014
The Democratic and Republican parties in Kansas have both gained registered voters since the August primary elections, while the number of unaffiliated voters has fallen.
Missing bronze urn found destroyed in Topeka
October 16, 2014
Topeka authorities say a century-old bronze urn missing from a cemetery was found mangled at an area scrap yard.

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