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Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas

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.

Charges amended against supremacist suspect

Criminal charges have been amended against a supremacist accused of fatally shooting three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites.

Intruder grabs child in Kansas home

A Kansas man is accused of breaking into a home and grabbing a 3-year-old child before police wrestled the intruder away.

Kansas wildlife commission removes snake from threatened list

Despite a scientific recommendation against it, a Kansas commission voted to remove the redbelly snake from the state's threatened species list in response to complaints from developers and the possibility of retaliation from state lawmakers.

Kansas attorney general appeals two death penalty decisions

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has formally appealed a decision to vacate death sentences of three men convicted in two separate murder cases.

Home foreclosures down sharply in Kansas, Missouri

A California-based real estate research company says new foreclosure cases in Kansas and Missouri declined sharply in the third quarter from year-ago levels while rising slightly nationwide.

Jury awards nearly $1 million to fired officer

A federal jury has awarded nearly $1 million in wages and damages to a former McPherson police officer who was fired after being found asleep on duty.

CDC confirms Kansas patient does not have Ebola

A second lab has confirmed that a Kansas City, Kansas, man who came to University of Kansas Hospital this week with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly disease.

Vote on snake's status could change Kansas policy

Conservationists are concerned that a Kansas commission's vote on the status of a snake species could be the first time in 40 years that a threatened species' future is determined by politics rather than science.

Fatal shooting of Kansas teen ruled justified

A county attorney says police and sheriff’s deputies were justified in the fatal shooting of an unarmed eastern Kansas teenager.

Tiller's clinic to remain closed

• The family of slain abortion provider Dr. George Tiller announced Tuesday that Tiller’s women’s health clinic in Wichita would be shut down permanently. • Thieves are ripping off Kansas University’s Watson Library, tearing apart books filled with old and ...

KTEC head steps down

• The economy being what it is these days, most people won't be traveling to Morocco, Washington D.C. or even Las Vegas this summer. But many are taking getaways to the Lawrence KOA campground in North Lawrence. • Tracy Taylor, ...

Several counties planning to sue state over improper distribution of funds

Periods of clouds are expected for your Monday. No precipitation is expected, however. Depsite just a bit of sunshine, temperatures will still be close to normal; around 71°F. Winds will turn to the south, but stay just light enough that ...

Lawrence Parks and Recreation to consider creating new fees

• The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a forum later this month to get public opinion on creating new fees that would help the department deal with expected financial shortfalls in 2010. • The Kansas University women's basketball ...

Scientists: Kan. faces dangers from rising CO2

Expect clouds with a bit of drizzle this morning. Temperatures will rise this afternoon as the sun comes out. Expect a high in the lower 50s. Temperatures will reach nearly 60 degrees on Thursday with winds from the southwest, but ...

City OKs homeless regulations

Showers will continue through the morning and taper off as you approach the noon hour. We may see a little sunshine by the late part of the afternoon allowing our daytime high to top out around 59 degrees. Our wind ...

Arthur, Chalmers sent home after violations

Expect more rain for the morning and mid-afternoon with showers diminishing toward the evening hours. We will struggle to a daytime high of 72 degrees with a wind out of the north between 10-15 mph. Expect skies to begin to ...

Capitol dome reopens after renovations

After 13 years and $300 million in renovations the capital building has resumed tours to the dome. Take a walk inside the renovated building.

"Hank" the steam engine at Railfest 2013

Baldwin City residents and visitors alarmed this weekend by the sight of smoke rising from the Santa Fe Depot don’t need to call the fire department. The smoke will be billowing from the stack of a restored steam locomotive, and Midland Railway officials hope it will be a signal to train buffs to attend their annual Railfest, which runs Friday through Monday at Santa Fe Depot Park, 1515 High St.

Fib's Collection of Record Proportions

Floyd "Fib" Sutton collected and repaired hundreds of antique Gramophones and phonographs in the decades before he died earlier this year. As wife, Martha, demonstrates, the record players still work just fine.

District Attorney Charles Branson files for third term

Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces he will seek a third term in office.

Burning of the Baker Wetlands

Dr. Roger Boyd of Baker University, along with volunteers, participated in a controlled burn of the Baker Wetlands, Thursday April 5, 2012. The burn took place south of Lawrence, and is conducted annually to clear old grass, eliminate weeds and promote new growth.

Tornado Damage

Residents of Douglas County clean up after Tuesday's minor tornado that caused damage to at least five homes.

The Resurgence of Meth

Officials in southeast Kansas talk about the recent spike in methamphetamine use. They believe it can be attributed to the "one-pot" or "shake and bake" method.

Where they make assistance dogs

Since 1990, KSDS in Washington, Kan., has raised and trained more than 400 assistance dogs, which have been sent out to people in 32 states. The dogs are provided to those with disabilities free of charge. Check the LJWorld this weekend for a full feature on KSDS.

The 'Puppy Raiser'

Every day, Lawrence woman Nancy Giossi brings McLaren, a 2-year-old golden retriever, to work at the KU Department of Continuing Education. McLaren is the fourth dog Giossi — known as a "puppy raiser" — has raised for KSDS in Washington, Kan., where the dog will be trained to be an assistance dog. Check the LJWorld this weekend for a full feature on KSDS.

Guide dogs at play

Several guide dogs in training at KSDS, in Washington, Kan., get a little break from their intensive training as LJWorld photographer Kevin Anderson tries to stay out of their way. We'll have a feature on the dogs this weekend.