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Kobach urges tough Kansas bill on prairie chickens

Secretary of State Kris Kobach pushed Kansas legislators Wednesday for an aggressive response to the U.S. government's designation of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species…
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KU Professor returns after leave

A Kansas University professor will be returning to the classroom after nearly seven months of paid leave.…
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Kansas Senate passes bill voiding local gun rules

A Kansas proposal seen by the National Rifle Association as a model for stripping cities and counties of the power to regulate firearms and nullify existing local gun ordinances is on track to clear the state Legislature quickly after the Senate approved it Wednesday.…
Firefighters salute as the funeral procession of Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh arrives outside the Church of Saint Patrick in Watertown, Mass., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Walsh and Boston Firefighter Michael Kennedy died after being trapped while battling a fire in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Thousands attend Boston firefighter’s funeral

Thousands of firefighters from across Massachusetts and beyond have joined family and friends in paying final respects to a Boston firefighter killed in a brownstone fire a week ago.…
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Photos: Funeral for Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh

Thousands of firefighters gathered in Watertown, Mass. to pay their respects to Lt. Edward Walsh, one of two Boston firefighters who died in the line of duty on March 26 …