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Kansas officials’ travel mixes family, politics, KU basketball

Kansas taxpayers have been picking up the tab for state officials and legislators to fly in the state-owned executive aircraft to attend out-of-state sports events and take trips with family and friends, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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Douglas County commissioners to consider limiting where political signs can be placed in public rights of way

Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will consider a policy that would limit where political signs can be placed in public rights of way.

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U.S. Rep. Jenkins blasts Obama over Gitmo; still cautious on Trump

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins continued to blast President Barack Obama over his efforts to close a U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But she would not say whether she will endorse Donald Trump to become the next president.

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Kansas Republicans elect delegates but struggle to unite behind Trump

The state GOP selected 25 at-large delegates to the upcoming national convention, where Donald Trump is presumed to become the party's presidential nominee. But most Kansas Republicans supported his rival, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and many in the state party's leadership are concerned that Trump could drag down Republican candidates for other offices on the November ballot.

Distinguished KU history professor presents inaugural lecture on conservatism in America

David Farber, who joined Kansas University in August as the Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor of History, will present his inaugural lecture next week, “The Uneasy State of American Conservatism: A Brief History.”

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Marco Rubio barnstorms Kansas, hoping to stop Donald Trump's momentum

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is campaigning in Kansas Friday, a day before the state's GOP caucuses, with stops in Topeka, Wichita and Overland Park. At a rally in Topeka Rubio said he is the only candidate in the field who can unite the Republican Party.

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Saturday Kansas caucuses: answers to frequently asked questions

Unlike primary or general elections, which are run by state and local election offices, party caucuses are a different method of selecting party candidates. They are run by the parties themselves, and the Republicans and Democrats have different rules to govern them.

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KU says ESPN declined request to change KU-Iowa State game time on caucus day

Kansas University asked ESPN not to schedule Saturday's final regular season game at the same time as the state's Democratic presidential caucuses, but ESPN declined to make the change, a spokesman for the KU Athletics said. Students and university employees took to Wescoe Beach Monday afternoon to protest the scheduling conflict.

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Kansas Democrats: 'Nowhere to go but up'

Former Congressman Dan Glickman and former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius acknowledged that the Kansas Democratic Party is in a weak position in 2016. But they still had reasons for optimism Saturday night, telling a banquet crowd at the party's state convention that there's nowhere for them to go but up.

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Kansas Democrats gather in Topeka, rally support for presidential candidates

Kansas supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were out in full force Friday as the Democratic Party opened its state convention in Topeka. The convention is getting underway with the March 5 presidential caucuses just a week away.

Lights, Camera, Films for Action: FFA kicks off 2009 with screening of "I.O.U.S.A."

Lawrence resident Tim Hjersted fired up Films for Action four years ago as a forum to present activist-minded films to local audiences. FFA will also reach the KU campus in 2009 thanks to Will Stewart-Starks, who is planning screenings at ...

100-year-old Kansas woman lines up for tickets to presidential visit

Olathe resident Fern Coffin, who is 100 years old, joined members of her family Tuesday, January 20, 2015, and waited in line for hours at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to secure tickets to see President Barack Obama speak Thursday at Kansas University.

Occupy Lawrence protesters come to Massachusetts Street

Event organizer Lori Learned Robinson talks about the Occupy Lawrence protest, an offshoot of the national Occupy Wall Street movement.

Jerry Moran discusses the debt ceiling at Lawrence Public Library

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran gives his thoughts on the debt ceiling during a town hall-style meeting at the Lawrence Public Library on Monday.

Gov. Brownback delivers first state address

Governor Sam Brownback delivered his first State of the State Address on Wednesday. Brownback outlined plans to move the state forward. 6News reporter Will DuPree explains why growing the economy is a top priority.

Governor-elect Sam Brownback talks about his priorities after being sworn in

Governor-Elect Sam Brownback speaks about economic development, education and medicaid in an interview with the Journal-World, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.

Reports say Moore's wife will seek nomination

Dennis Moore's wife may aim for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional district in the next election.

Misconduct complaint to get full hearing

A misconduct complaint against the house speaker is going to receive a full hearing. The complaint comes from conflict-of-interest concerns.

Highway advocates push $10 billion transportation plan

Money could be allocated to help construct the South Lawrence Trafficway if a bill makes its way through Washington.

Thornburgh joins Brownback campaign

Two Kansas political leaders have gone from rivals to teammates.

Jenkins speaks to both sides of issue at KU

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins addressed both sides of the health care issue at the Dole Institute of Politics of the KU campus Tuesday. Jenkins heads back to Washington next week.