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KFIX Rock News: Kansas Honored By Home State

kansasinTOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – It’s more than a passing honor for a group whose biggest hit lamented the fleeting nature of life.

The rock group Kansas is getting an honor from Kansas – the state.

The group is among the among the 2013 class of inductees in the Kansas Hall of Fame.

The band started in 1973 and their biggest hit is “Dust in the Wind,” which sold a million copies.

Two of the original members of Kansas hail from the state it was named after.

Other inductees include Superman, who grew up in Smallville, Kansas after coming from Krypton and Dr. James Naismith, who invented basketball.

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