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Tom Wolf followed Sanders, welcoming the delegates to Philadelphia and emphasizing the need to get Kansas “back on the forefront of progressive ideas.” He told delegates to push for Democratic candidates in state and local elections when they get home.


The body of Gavin Eugene Long, who killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, La., and wounded three others earlier this month, has been released to his Kansas City family. The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner's office said Tuesday that Long's body ...


On Monday morning, Doyle, Goodland, attended the Kansas Corporation Commission motor carrier safety meeting in Topeka. It included information on “Truckers Against Trafficking,” a national campaign encouraging truckers to call in tips when they see ...

Area Sports


Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Dickinson County Jail in Abilene. Trent Austin Hostetter escaped from an outside exercise yard between 7:25 and 8:05 p.m. Monday, said Dickinson County Sheriff Gareth ...


She says the IOC's ban of any Russian athlete who has previously served a doping ban is not permitted — a ruling the Court of Arbitration for Sport made in 2011. Stepanova was an 800-meter runner who got caught for doping, but later came forward to ...


Sen. Bernie Sanders's supporters booed the outgoing Democratic National Chair. A crowd chanted "Shame" to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, amid the email scandal. Sanders won Kansas by a wide margin. The Kansas delegation arrived in Philadelphia ...

Community

The home team, which calls itself the Kansas Indians (17-17-2), will play in the final game of Wednesday's first round at 8:30 p.m. against the Colby Post 363 Sluggers. Prior to that game, an opening ceremony will be held with the ... The double ...

Using distance learning technology, park rangers from Fort Larned National Historic Site, Nicodemus National Historic Site, and Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Kansas, Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska, and Little ...

Populations at the state hospitals fell substantially, though the state still maintained psychiatric facilities in Larned, Osawatomie and Topeka. A fourth opened in Kansas City in the 1970s. During the second half of the 20th century, the idea that a ...

Health & Education


What will Kansas offer our kids? Our young people deserve a real choice in deciding to make Kansas their home to raise their families. The current lack of job growth and opportunity for well-paying jobs, questions regarding the survival of our small ...

LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recently presented awards to three graduate students for their accomplishments in research and academia. The recipients of the Outstanding Thesis Award ... One of McGuire's ...

Pauli Landhuis, left, listens to Chimene Schwach on July 18 as she goes door-to-door campaigning for Boone County Public Administrator. Public administrators determine estates of deceased, minors and others not capable of making decisions for ...

Business & Industry

The Washington Post sat down with Juma to discuss his findings, and what government and industry have historically gotten wrong about innovation. What follows .... Since joining The Post in 2010, he has also covered technology policy and local business.


Turkey Creek is another really important landmark because the rail tracks were laid along it, and you could see the development of industry all along it because that was the natural way into what became Kansas City. Of course, I-35 now follows ...


McDonald's noted that it was still the fourth straight quarter in which comparable-store sales rose in the U.S., despite "softening industry growth." The company did not say how much of the sales increase — if any — was from a rise in customer visits ...

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