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2013 Neighborhood Summit this Saturday

The public is encouraged to join City and community leaders at the 2013 Neighborhood Summit, 10 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, April 20, at the Dow…

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Witnesses say teen shot cousin

A 14-year-old is in police custody after witnesses say a gun he was carrying went off and fired at his six-year-old cousin.


KU students helping victims in Boston

Some University Of Kansas students are collecting money to help victims of the Boston Marathon attacks. Even on a cold Tuesday, students don…

President Barack Obama

Obama cancels visit to KU

Barack Obama has canceled his scheduled visit Friday to the University of Kansas in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Kansas law aimed at gang crime signed

The law amends several definitions in state laws regarding who could be charged with crimes such as soliciting or coercing others to do ille…


New history standards

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Board of Education has approved new standards for history and social studies classes for public schools…


Outage grounds American Airlines flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines flights across the country are grounded because of computer problems. American asked the Federal Aviation Ad…