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Six things you need to know from Thursday

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It was an extraordinarily busy day in the Kansas Legislature on Thursday. In case you misssed anything, let's catch you up on news you...

House debate pits property rights against public safety

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A legislative battle pitting private property rights against law enforcement's ability to protect the public unfolded Thursday over a bill that would limit surveillance...

Sunday Reader: Court financial crunch; Gym tax breaks

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Good morning everyone: A week of the worst kind: long, slow and yet somehow very busy. Fair enough to say that 9 p.m. is now...

Energy companies seek to preempt natural gas ban

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The state's three biggest natural gas companies on Tuesday predicted that utility customers would pay exorbitantly more to power their homes and businesses if...

Sunday Reader: Bill allows KC auto show move; Pardon denied

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Good morning everyone: Another busy weekend as we spent a good chunk of Saturday puttting the weekly roundup together and working on a story about...

UPDATED: House panel to issue warning letter to Coleman

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(Updated to include more reporting with edits throughout) A special House committee on Friday decided to send an informal warning letter to Democratic state Rep....

Kansas speedway: Motorists hitting 100 mph or more

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As traffic thinned during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas highways emerged as drag strips for drivers who saw a chance to floor the gas pedal...

UPATED: Senate rejects Folsom a second time

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(Updated with more reporting and edits throughout) The Kansas Senate on Thursday turned back public defender Carl Folsom III's nomination to the state Court of...

UPDATED: Folsom nomination sent to Senate without recommendation

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(Updated with more reporting and edits throughout) The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent Carl Folsom's nomination for the Kansas Court of Appeals to the...

Kansas jobless claims highest since pandemic started

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Kansas jobless claims are shooting up to a level not seen since the COVID-19 pandemic started, reflecting new trouble for the state as it...