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Edgerton man pleads guilty in Douglas County Court to molesting two girls
August 12, 2011
A 45-year-old Edgerton man in Douglas County District Court pleaded guilty Friday to molesting two girls, ages 5 and 6, in 2010.
Kansas Secretary of State resigns to take private sector job
09:45 a.m., February 8, 2010 Updated 04:40 p.m.
Kansas’ top elections official announced Monday that he’s resigning to take a top job at a Kansas City-area company that builds and manages government Web sites.
Thornburgh joins Brownback staff for governor’s race
September 3, 2009
Sen. Sam Brownback and Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh are making a joint announcement at Kansas Republican Party headquarters regarding the 2010 gubernatorial race.
6News video: Officials to discuss coal plants
February 22, 2008
Kansas House and Senate leaders will begin discussions on Monday on new energy legislation that seeks to clear the way for two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.
Kline hires special prosecutor to target Morrison
December 13, 2007
On Thursday, Johnson County Commissioners gave permission to Kline to select a special prosecutor to investigate what he called blackmail and telephone harassment.
Sebelius: Morrison should resign if charges proven true
December 10, 2007
Sebelius, who had welcomed Morrison when he switched to the Democratic Party, said she didn’t want to pre-judge Morrison, and noted that while he admitted to having the affair, he denied trying to use Carter to get information about Kline.
Boyda wants consumer chief to resign
November 24, 2007
U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Kan., on Friday said the Consumer Product Safety Commission hasn’t done a good job inspecting toys, and she called for the resignation of its leader. “If she is unwilling or unable to keep our kids safe, then we need to replace her with somebody that is,” said Boyda, whose 2nd congressional district includes western Lawrence.
Interest stays strong for advance voting
February 16, 2007
Advance voting once again is proving popular in Douglas County.
Advance voting once again proving popular in Douglas County
February 15, 2007
In a little more than a week since it started, more than 100 people have voted at the county courthouse, and nearly 600 ballots have been mailed out.
Baldwin City faces primary election
Lack of filings seen for some city seats in Eudora, Lecompton
January 24, 2007
Baldwin City voters will have a primary election Feb. 27.
Kline accused of ethics violation
December 21, 2006
The commission plans to have a hearing Jan. 17 on the allegations.
Operation Rescue names Kline its man of the year
Kansas attorney general wins award after losing election
December 18, 2006
Kansas attorney general wins award after losing election.
GOP claims campaign violations
December 11, 2006
A newly elected state representative and his supporters violated Kansas law by campaigning too close to polling places, a complaint filed by the Sedgwick County Republican Party alleges.
Kansas Democrats’ victory seen as ‘bellwether’ for party
November 19, 2006
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ father, John Gilligan, has seen numerous political battles. But on election night, the 85-year-old former governor of Ohio made a bold prediction after his daughter won re-election in Kansas and Democrats made significant gains both statewide and nationally.
Ethics commission accuses legislator of misusing funds
November 17, 2006
A Johnson County legislator faces her second ethics complaint in five months, this one accusing her of misusing campaign funds.