Grissom named to Holder’s advisory panel

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom has been appointed to a national committee that advises …Read More

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Efficiency taskforce studies ‘at risk’ funding

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new commission looking for efficiencies within Kansas’ public school system is raising questions about how …Read More

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Orman launches new ad in US Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman is launching a new statewide television ad in the U.S. Senate race …Read More

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Police arrest Hays man following reported stabbing

Hays Post HAYS- One man is in custody and another has been treated for minor injuries after police investigated a …Read More

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Two hospitalized after semi overturns

CENTERVILLE- Two people were injured in an accident just before 6 a.m. on Thursday in Linn County. The Kansas Highway …Read More

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Central Kan. community cleans up after baseball-sized hail

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan. — It is a day of clean up and contacting insurance agents and adjusters in Minneapolis. Between 1 …Read More

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Study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes

MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A preliminary study done mostly in mice suggests that artificial sweeteners …Read More

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Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday …Read More

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Huelskamp September Town Hall Watch LIVE 10:35 a.m.

WASHINGTON DC- Conversations with Conservatives is a group of free market and liberty-minded members of Congress that meets monthly with …Read More

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Haskell University inaugurates new president

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The new president of Haskell Indians Nations University says she’s focusing on the future. Venida Chenault …Read More

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Air Force: ‘So help me God’ in oath is optional

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Air Force officials say they’re changing their policy on enlistment oaths and will allow airmen to …Read More

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Sheriff: Salina jail overcrowding getting worse

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski says the population of the county jail is the highest it’s …Read More

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Kansas falls to fifth in annual highway rankings

Reason Foundation LOS ANGELES — Kansas ranks fifth in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest …Read More

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Staff at Kansas universities get pay raise

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Staff at five of six Kansas universities who voted to leave the civil service have received …Read More

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Federal Adoption Fraud Case In Kansas

United States Attorney’s Office KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Texas woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to defrauding four families that wanted …Read More

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Officials await court ruling in Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials are waiting for a ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court on whether the Democratic nominee …Read More

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Governor’s office declines to support early childhood grant

By Dave Ranney KHI News Service TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback is not ready to support the Kansas Children’s Cabinet …Read More

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Hike, bike trail to open on KCK levee

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A new hiking and biking trail is opening on a Kansas River levee in Kansas …Read More

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Task force to consider school efficiency in Kansas

HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas commission tasked with looking for efficiencies within the state’s …Read More

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Facebook dressed down over ‘real names’ policy

BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer PAUL ELIAS, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it temporarily restored hundreds …Read More

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