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'Tax Meat'

A PETA activist dressed in a pig costume will be outside the IRS office in Topeka today at noon to educate all people passing by about the n…

Wear blue for child abuse prevention

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Child Death Review Board are encouraging Kansans to wear blue on April 19 to increase a…

South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An elephant overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring both, on Monday, said South African officials. The tour…

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Proposal for new park

The budgets proposed by the Kansas House and Senate include a plan to buy land in northeast Kansas for a new park.

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Eight injured on Kansas Turnpike

The Kansas Highway Patrol says eight people are recovering from injuries suffered when the passenger van they were in crashed on the Kansas …

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Dish Network looking to buy Sprint

Dish Network is offering to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal it values at $25.5 billion, saying its bid is superior to that …

UN: Afghan opium production increases

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has been increasing for a third year in a row and is heading for a record h…

World military spending drops in 2012

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in R…