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Lawmakers blast possibility of moving Guantanamo detainees to Kansas
10:40 a.m., August 3, 2009 Updated 03:22 p.m.
Kansas and local officials are expressing dismay that Fort Leavenworth is on a short list for receiving detainees from Guantanamo Bay.
U.S. 24/K-7 interchange ready to reopen tonight
January 22, 2009
A major highway interchange used by area commuters is poised to reopen after months of construction.
U.S. Army studying move of training program from Texas to Fort Leavenworth
November 3, 2008
A study is under way to determine the feasibility of relocating the Army’s Sergeants Major Academy - along with its full-time staff of 280 people and an annual rotation of about 650 noncommissioned officers - from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Fort Leavenworth.
State House of Representatives races: Kansas House District 38
November 2, 2008
One is the incumbent, a small-businessman and former teacher who wants to make his home district the best place to do business and raise a family. The other is an economist who has published dozens of articles on public policy issues.
Federal races: U.S. House of Representatives 3rd District
November 2, 2008
In the race for the 3rd District congressional seat, it’s no surprise the U.S. economy is a hot topic as Election Day approaches. Incumbent Dennis Moore, a Lenexa Democrat seeking his sixth term, says there’s plenty of blame to spread around but insists he’d rather look forward to forging a solution to the troubles plaguing the U.S. and global economies.
Business owner, economist face off in 38th District
October 31, 2008
One is the incumbent, a small-businessman and former teacher who wants to make his home district the best place to do business and raise a family. The other is an economist who has published dozens of articles on public policy issues.
Economy key issue in 3rd District House race
October 31, 2008
In the race for the 3rd District congressional seat, it’s no surprise the U.S. economy is a hot topic as Election Day approaches.
Wilk won’t see re-election to Kansas House
May 5, 2008
A longtime Leavenworth County state representative will not seek re-election to his 42nd District seat.
New prison a possibility for Leavenworth
February 5, 2008
President Bush’s proposed budget includes funds to evaluate a site in Leavenworth for a new federal prison, Sen. Sam Brownback said Monday.
Fetal homicide charge still possible in shooting
February 2, 2008
The shooting death of a pregnant woman last week in Lansing would be an ideal case on which to bring charges under the state’s new fetal homicide law, said a state legislator who pushed to get “Alexa’s Law” on the books in Kansas.

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