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These 3 Former Kansas Republicans Say They No Longer Felt At Home In The GOP

As lawmakers returned to the Kansas state capitol this year, three seats won by Republicans are now in the hands of Democrats. That's after three suburban Republican women left the GOP.(Image credit: Nicholas Clayton/AP)
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TV Best Bets of the Week: Australian Open, NBA and more

TENNISAUSTRALIAN OPENJanuary 21-27 Women’s finals: Saturday, Jan. 26, 12:30 a.m., ESPN; 6 a.m., ESPN2.Men’s finals: Sunday, Jan. 27, 12:30 a.m., ESPN; 7 a.m., ESPN2. The first major of the 2019 season has already provided a glimpse at what might be the final days of Andy Murray, who has announced plans to retire after Wimbledon because of physical ailments, and Roger Federer, who was knocked out of the tournament in the Round of 16. It’s also been a peek at the future. American Frances Tiafoe, w...
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Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc On Travel

BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. Nearly 5,000 flights were canceled Sunday around the country, with Boston Logan Airport being one of the hardest hit, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking company. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for part or all...
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Docs vs. the NRA on bloody bullets

Last year, naturally enough another year of massive gun violence in the United States, a group of physicians noted on social media that they were sick and tired of pulling the bloody bullets out.Almost 40,000 Americans died of gunshot wounds in 2017, the most recent year for which full statistics are available; thousands more were saved from dying by said medical professionals in emergency rooms.It was the third year in a row in which the gun-death number went up. And, in our peaceable kingdom, ...
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Opinion: After hot start as preseason No. 1, what's wrong with Kansas basketball?

Kansas is six games into the Big 12 schedule and is showing signs that this might be the year one of the greatest streaks in sports comes to an end.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Plane carrying 129 skids off Chicago runway as huge storm hits midwest

One man reported killed on icy roads in KansasStorm could bring up to 18in of snow to New EnglandA plane carrying 129 people skidded from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City on Saturday, following a winter storm that covered many parts of the US midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at O’Hare International Airport as it arrived from Phoenix, Chicago fire officials said. The massive storm whi...
Tags: US, Snow, World news, US news, Chicago, Missouri, New Hampshire, Maine, Iowa, Air transport, Kansas, US weather, Michigan, Road transport, Kansas City, Illinois

Haley’s layup lifts West Virginia over No. 7 Kansas 65-64

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jermaine Haley hurried up the court and hit a layup with 8.5 seconds left, completing a late rally that lifted West Virginia over No. 7 Kansas 65-64 on Saturday. West Virginia (9-9, 1-5 Big 12) scored the final seven points to break a five-game losing streak. Dedric Lawson and Marcus Garrett […]
Tags: News, Sports, West Virginia, Ap, Kansas, Haley, MORGANTOWN W Va, Marcus Garrett, Dedric Lawson, Jermaine Haley

Holmes, Sutton help No. 11 Texas women hold off TCU 73-67

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joyner Holmes scored 17 points, Sug Sutton made four free throws in the final 10 seconds and No. 11 Texas held on for a 73-67 win over TCU on Saturday. Danni Williams added 15 points for the Longhorns (15-3, 5-1 Big 12), who bounced back from an 18-point loss at Kansas […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Ap, Kansas, TCU, Austin Texas, Longhorns, Joyner Holmes, Danni Williams, Sug Sutton, Holmes Sutton

The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It Needs to be a Totally Straight Line

The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It needs to be a totally straight line The Orchard has released the official trailer for director Kim Nguyen’s upcoming thriller film The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Salma Hayek. Written by Nguyen, the film is scheduled to be release in selected theaters on March 15. Check out the Hummingbird Project trailer below! In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins fr...
Tags: Movies, Salma Hayek, New Jersey, Kansas, Jesse Eisenberg, Vincent, Kong, Anton, Alexander Skarsgard, Nguyen, Kim Nguyen, Movie News, Fred Berger, Johan Heldenbergh, Automatik, Jesse Eisenberg Alexander Skarsgard

Key part of Kansas governor's budget plan appears doomed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed budget dealing with pensions appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her efforts to boost spending on public schools and expand the state's Medicaid health... [Author: [email protected]]
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Kobach says he’s seriously considering US Senate bid in 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. He told The Associated Press on Friday: “I am seriously considering it.” Four-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts announced earlier this month that he would not seek re-election. Kobach said he does not have a timetable […]
Tags: News, Nation, Kansas, US Senate, Associated Press, State, U S Senate, Topeka, Kris Kobach, Kobach, Kan AP, Sen Pat Roberts

‘The Hummingbird Project’ Trailer: Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard Want to Make Millions in Milliseconds

Jesse Eisenberg and a very bald Alexander Skarsgård star in The Hummingbird Project, a thriller about…fiber-optic cable? That may not sound particularly thrilling, but it’s all in the name of making cold, hard cash. The duo want to run the fiber-optic cable to get a jump on the stock market before everyone else – but their task won’t be easy. They’re going to have to go up against a powerful trader, played by Salma Hayek. Watch The Hummingbird Project trailer below. The Hummingbird Project ...
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Kobach’s defeat puts future of voter database in doubt

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registered in multiple states is up in the air after its patron, Kris Kobach, lost the Kansas race for governor and is out of elected office. A spokeswoman for Kobach’s successor as Kansas secretary of state said Friday the […]
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Howdy from Kansas

I've visited your site before and enjoyed many of the comments, so thought I'd make myself official. I'm a former police officer and deputy sheriff who has lived a preparedness lifestyle for quite a few years. I'm now retired and spend my time raising my kids, teaching, gardening and writing books. Looking forward to spending a bit more time here with like-minded people.
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Eisenberg & Skarsgård in Official Trailer for 'The Hummingbird Project'

"They're trying to screw us! I'm going to tear you down…" The Orchard has debuted the first official trailer for an indie drama titled The Hummingbird Project, which already premiered at the Toronto and Vancouver Film Festivals last fall, arriving in US theaters this March. You don't want to sleep on this one. The film is the latest from Quebecois filmmaker Kim Nguyen (War Witch, Two Lovers and a Bear, Eye on Juliet), a thriller about two high-stakes traders with a plan to build a straight f...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Toronto, New Jersey, Kansas, Indies, Eisenberg, Kim Nguyen, Quebecois, To Watch, Sarah Goldberg, Vancouver Film Festivals, Eisenberg Skarsgård

Exclusive Gallery: Visit the World of Alita in Passport to Iron City

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Gallery: Visit the World of Alita in Passport to Iron City Have you ever dreamed of travelling to a futuristic dystopian world? Passport to Iron City is your ticket, transporting you to the universe of Alita: Battle Angel from visionary filmmakers James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez in real life. got to attend a preview event last night at the Brooklyn, New York location, and you can check out what we saw and experienced in the gallery below! ...
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#WheresMitch: McConnell Disappears Into The Background Of Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s guiding principles is: “There’s no education in the second kick of a mule.” Now, deep into a government shutdown he cautioned President Donald Trump against, McConnell is not about to let himself be kicked again. The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began. He’s waiting on the president and Democrats to make a deal to end it. The result is an unusually inactive profile for the GOP ...
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What is going on with suspended Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa and the NCAA?

Kansas' Silvio De Sousa hasn't played this season as he waits on NCAA to rule on eligibility case; his lawyer wants NCAA to reinstate him immediately.            [Author: For The Win]
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Empirical SCOTUS: If Ginsburg leaves, it could be the liberals’ biggest loss yet – A look back at previous justices replaced with more conservative successors

The saga over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health seems to ebb and flow from the headlines almost daily. Part of the mystery relates to the amount of information shared with the public. We know that, while treating Ginsburg for rib fractures, doctors found malignant lesions in her lungs that were promptly removed, and that subsequent tests have shown no evidence of any other cancer. Ginsburg has since missed oral arguments and is reportedly recovering at home while keeping current with the cour...
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Allegiance Capital promotes three

Allegiance Capital, a Dallas, Texas-based private M&A investment bank, has promoted Shane Mahmood to president, Eric Kern to managing director and George Burrell to vice president. The appointments became effective January 15, 2019. PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas, Texas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle-market transactions, is pleased to announce three personnel promotions effective January 15, 2019. Shane Ma...
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Lawsuit: Student told her skin was ‘too dark’ to perform

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A black student has filed a lawsuit against a Kansas school district alleging she was prevented from performing with her high school’s dance team after being told her skin was “too dark” and would clash with the color of the team’s costumes. Camille Sturdivant also alleges she was subjected to […]
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Governor’s budget plan spotlights divided Kansas government

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly outlined a proposed budget Thursday that commits Kansas to higher spending on public schools and an expanded Medicaid health insurance program while launching a political fight with top Republican lawmakers over their plans for tax relief. Kelly’s release of her proposed $18.4 billion spending blueprint for the […]
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Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over Kansas on Wednesday night. Kalani Brown added 15 points, DiDi Richards 14 and Lauren Cox and NaLyssa Smith had 13 apiece for […]
Tags: News, Sports, Kansas, Jackson, Baylor, LAWRENCE Kan, Chloe Jackson, Kalani Brown, Lauren Cox, NaLyssa Smith, DiDi Richards

In tough speech, new governor sees need to rebuild Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly told Kansas legislators Wednesday that the state faces an emergency in its child welfare system and is “completely unprepared” for the next national economic downturn. Kelly outlined an agenda for the Republican-dominated Legislature that includes increased spending on public schools and expanding the state’s Medicaid health […]
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Kansas library asked to move transgender children books

ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — Members of a Kansas public library board are considering a request to move books that include transgender characters out of the children’s section. Andover resident Marci Laffen said in a written request that the books “George,” ”Lily and Dunkin,” and “I am Jazz” should be moved to the library’s adult section, […]
Tags: News, Nation, Kansas, Dunkin, Andover, Kan AP, Marci Laffen, George Lily

A Little Cafe In Kansas Feels The Brunt Of The Government Shutdown

The drop in business at the Parsnipity Cafe in Wichita shows the damage being done beyond Washington.
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MOJO TV Episode 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat ~ VIDEO

MOJO TV Episode 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat USA – -(  MOJO TV EPISODE 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat New episode airs Saturday on Sportsman Channel Terry breaks from the Louisiana heat to join John Wiles of Best Wingshooting for a tour through Northern Argentina’s elite wingshooting locations. John’s first location provides an incredible backdrop of towering mountains and tons of pigeons. Load em up as fast as you can because the action never slows. Incredible lodges, wonderful food a...
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Helping teens root out misinformation and get media savvy

Editor’s Note: Katy Byron is the Editor and Program Manager of MediaWise at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. MediaWise is part of the Google News Initiative and is a funded partnership between The Poynter Institute, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG), the Local Media Association (LMA) and the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). Mediawise aims to teach one million students how to discern fact from fiction online by 2020.Misinformation is nothing ...
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GOA/GOF Fund Challenge to NFA in U.S. Supreme Court

“The arguments presented by GOA and GOF cut to the heart of the National Firearms Act.” – GOA’s Erich Pratt Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran Springfield, VA – -( Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its legal arm, Gun Owners Foundation (GOF), this week continued their defense of Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran. GOA/GOF submitted a petition for writ of certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Kettler, after he was convicted for violating ...
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Second Disbarment For Domestic Violence

The Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney On September 18, 2018, the respondent was temporarily suspended in Kansas in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 203(c) (2019 Kan. S. Ct. R. 240), as a result of respondent's convictions of aggravated... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
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