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The Topeka Police Department has put more officers on the streets and reached out to federal law enforcement to deal with a string of apparent gang-related shootings this month. A man was shot and killed Saturday morning, the second fatal shooting of July in the Hi-Crest neighborhood. That area saw five other shootings between the […]
The Kansas Lottery is reporting a record high $155 million in lottery and casino gambling revenues during the fiscal year that just ended. The state received $80 million from its share of profits from the three state-owned and operated casinos in Kansas City, Mulvane and Dodge City. That was about $1.3 million more than expected. […]
A new survey shows 63 percent of Kansas elementary students have 20 minutes or less for daily recess and only 41 percent of schools have policies prohibiting it from being withheld as a punishment. The survey will be presented Wednesday during the Kansas Board of Education meeting in Topeka. It was conducted in fall 2014, […]
A Kansas district court judge says he is prepared to challenge the constitutionality of this year’s judicial budget bill if his lawsuit against last year’s budget bill is successful and lawmakers move to nullify all judicial branch funding. Lawyers representing 30th Judicial District Chief Judge Larry Solomon filed a brief on Wednesday declaring a “nonseverability” clause added to […]
Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said the Division of Vehicles handled its first name change Monday. But the department is not yet allowing married same-sex couples to file joint income tax returns. Koranda said the agency is […]