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Marian Poe, executive director of Rice County Communities that Serve in Lyons, said she looked at her email the afternoon of Sept. 30 and her jaw dropped. Just one day before the renewal of a federal grant to help poor people access food stamps was to take effect, the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, informed her and other grantees that the state was no longer going to use those funds. "It was a total shock," Poe said. But Republicans in state Capitols and Washington have been calling for deep cuts in food stamps, saying that the program has grown out of control. By Scott Rothschild
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission said Tuesday that the former president’s library and museum in his Kansas hometown is playing a major role in the “electronic memorialization” of his military and political career that will accompany a memorial being built in Washington.
A Fort Riley soldier who endured more than 100 surgeries after a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan left him mostly paralyzed has died in Topeka, less than five weeks after a crowd of airport well-wishers saluted his return to the city and his wife and family.
Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced three meetings next month focused on improving the lives of Kansas children.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amended complaint in its legal challenge to a new state law that restricts insurance coverage for Kansas women.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss warned legislators Tuesday evening that any budget cuts for the judicial branch will close courthouses extra days and halt an effort to make operations more efficient.
States that already have raided their reserve funds, relied on borrowing or accounting gimmicks, and imposed deep cuts on schools, parks and public transit systems no longer can protect key services in the face of another round of multi-billion-dollar deficits.
SmartStar programs will allow customers to monitor energy usage, costs
Westar has launched a new website that’s intended to help guide Lawrence residents through the process of getting a smart meter and tapping into the information that meters will provide on hourly energy usage.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said in a report earlier this year that about 8 in 10 people with a disability are not in the labor force, compared with 3 in 10 of those without a disability. But more than 100 people with physical or mental disabilities are filling an assortment of jobs through programs in Wichita.
Kansas University teams have won a lot of awards, but now even KU’s chant is a winner. Chanting Rock Chalk Jayhawk was elected Friday as one of the top “8 Wonders of Kansas Customs.”
In today's news: Wage, salary increase behind U.S., state averages in ’07; KU researcher detects missing link in spider evolution. In sports: Taylor named Big 12 Rookie of the Week
As many as 15 families are living at the Lawrence Community Shelter, and that means children from 15 families have to try and get ready for school every morning in the same small space. But they're doing it.
Hundreds of people converged on South Park on Saturday July 16, 2011 to protest the closing of the SRS office in Lawrence. Speakers talked about the importance of SRS to the Lawrence community and surrounding area.
Lawrence attorney Steve Six, whose term as Kansas attorney general ended Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, discusses his office's role in the Snyder v. Phelps funeral protest case the U.S. Supreme Court is considering.
A task force plans to release recommendations for improving inspections of thousands of bridges in Kansas.
Oskaloosa resident Jon Brown, a longtime driver's education instructor, describes his job and the areas in Kansas where he has taught.
The state's chief health policy leader isn't giving up on her fight for a statewide smoking ban.
For those without flood insurance, homes can be lost in a matter of minutes. Compared to other parts of the country, Kansas homeowners are less likely to purchase the protection.
Forty-five states have a state minimum wage rate - Kansas is at the bottom of that list and won't be moving up anytime soon.
Kansas currently has a minimum wage of $2.65 and hour - the lowest in the nation.
As the economy continues to slide, nationwide unemployment tops a two-year high at five percent. But the work force in Kansas has yet to feel the pinch.