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Battered woman dies from injuries
DA calls 2 p.m. press conference
August 2, 2006
Woman battered over the weekend dies from injuries
Woman injured in Baldwin Junction collision
Air ambulance summoned to help
August 1, 2006
Intersection site of several recent mishaps
Q & A with Jim Barnett
July 23, 2006
Jim Barnett, Republican from Emporia is among the seven Republican candidates vying to represent the GOP in the November general election.
Kansas must repay $18.5M for Medicaid misspending
June 30, 2006
Kansas has agreed to repay another $18.5 million to the U.S. government after auditors found the state misspent money from the federal Medicaid program. That makes $32.6 million the state has agreed to pay back this year. And the refund tally could grow, given that $135 million in federal aid has been under review.
Kobach wins 3rd congressional district primaray
August 9, 2004
(Updated Monday at 7:55 p.m.) With the vote canvass complete Monday in Johnson County, it became clear that the winner of the 3rd Congressionalo District GOP primary race was Kris Kobach.
More than 1,000 wait for wave and a whistle
August 7, 2004
More than 1,000 cheering people greeted the Amtrak train carrying candidates John Kerry and John Edwards as it rolled through town just before 1 a.m. The train passed the station moving about 25 mph. As the last car cleared the station platform, Kerry momentarily stepped outside and waved before ducking back inside.
Dole to give eulogy for former campaign manager
Crowd of former senator’s employees expected at today’s funeral in Wichita for Bill Wohlford
July 9, 2004
U.S. Sen. Bob Dole is expected to make an infrequent home-state appearance today so he can deliver a eulogy at the funeral of his former top aide Bill Wohlford.
Glickman says limits ‘absurd’
Former Kansas congressman backs trade
February 27, 2004
The Bush administration crackdown on travel to Cuba delayed at least one prominent Kansan’s trip to the island.
Cold warrior’ at heart of Cuba crackdown
Critics blast Bush appointee’s grip on policy
February 27, 2004
U.S. policy toward Cuba is dominated by one man, a scandal-plagued Cold War relic who has no business being President Bush’s chief adviser on Latin America. That’s what U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, the Kansas Republican who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee, has to say about Otto Reich.
Harmless pursuits in Cuba draw unheard-of penalties
February 26, 2004
Most Americans wouldn’t consider them traitors or dangerous. But the Bush administration does, and it’s going after them. One of the culprits bagged by the Bush enforcers was a 75-year-old grandmother who thought she was taking a harmless bicyclist’s vacation in Cuba. The Bush administration, using a federal law that had been largely ignored for most of its 40-year history and considered by many to be unconstitutional, nailed her for “trading with the enemy.”

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