Earthquake task force makes little progress

A three-member task force appointed by Gov. Brownback to explore whether man-made activity has caused a rise in earthquakes across southern Kansas isn't making much progress…
Reese Hoffa at the Kansas Relays shot put

Friday at the 87th Kansas Relays

The 87th Kansas Relays were once again highlighted by the Downtown Shot Put event in the streets of downtown Lawrence.…
FILE - This April 11, 2104 file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington. When President Barack Obama travels abroad, getting just the leader of the free world doesn?t seem to be enough. Countries want the first lady, too. But Michelle Obama won?t join her husband when he heads to Asia next week and her absence is likely to sting, especially in Japan. It?s the first of four countries on Obama?s travel schedule and the only one welcoming him on an official state visit.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints

Given their druthers, some Kansas high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair instead of expanding the guest list to include first lady Michelle Obama.
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