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Stanford knocks Kansas out of NCAA tournament »

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By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer  ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dwight Powell had 15 points and seven rebounds and No. 10 seed Stanford wrapped up its second straight upset at the free throw line, knocking off No. 2 Kansas 60-57 in the South Regional on Sunday. Chasson Randle added 13 points, six steals and four […]

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KCC doing energy audits of rural stores »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Corporation Commission is conducting energy audits at several rural grocery stores to determine how the stores can maximize efficiency. Ryan Freed, director of the KCC’s energy division, says the audit information goes into recommendations about what energy improvements a store can make, and how long it would take them […]

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U.S. flags stolen from Dodge City site »

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DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Thieves broke into a VFW shed in Dodge City and stole dozens of American flags that fly at a local cemetery to honor veterans. The Dodge City Globe reports the flags, which were reported stolen earlier this week, are installed at the Maple Grove Cemetery Avenue of Flags, where each […]

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Incentives to help housing expansion in Dodge City »

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DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The tight housing market in Dodge City is poised to ease a bit for potential buyers and renters. The Dodge City Daily Globe reports the City Commission has approved an estimated $2.2 million worth of state incentives for two major developments. One will consist of 65 duplex, quadplex and triplex […]

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K-State falls to Kentucky in battle of Wildcats »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer  ST. LOUIS (AP) — Julius Randle had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Aaron Harrison finished with 18 points and No. 8 seed Kentucky beat Kansas State 56-49 to earn a date with top-seeded Wichita State. The preseason No. 1, Kentucky (25-10) is finally starting to live up to the […]

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Wichita State goes to 35-0 with rout of Cal Poly »

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By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night. The Shockers (35-0) dominated from the […]

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Chiefs sign CB Owens, waive DL Moore »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have signed cornerback Chris Owens, who will likely take over the nickel position and provide depth behind starters Sean Smith and Brandon Flowers. Kansas City waived defensive lineman Brandon Moore on Friday to make room for Owens, who spent last season with Miami and Cleveland after four seasons […]

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Kansas turns back pesky Eastern Kentucky to advance to NCAA third round »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer   ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis had double-doubles and second-seeded Kansas pulled away down the stretch to beat pesky Eastern Kentucky 80-69 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Traylor finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds, […]

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Kobach: Court ruling ends Kan. ‘dual’ voting plan »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says there’s no need to consider a so-called dual voter registration system in light of a federal judge’s ruling about the state’s proof-of-citizenship law for new voters. Under a dual registration system, voters using a state registration form and documenting their U.S. citizenship would be […]

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Chiefs GM Dorsey says Sanders fiasco ‘put to bed’ »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says the controversial signing of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by AFC West-rival Denver has been “put to bed” and that he’s focused on what he can do during the rest of free agency and in the draft. Sanders had visited the Chiefs last week when […]

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No. 10 Kansas falls to No. 16 Iowa State in Big 12 semifinals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Georges Niang scored 25 points before leaving with a bloody gash to his forehead in the closing minutes, and No. 16 Iowa State held on to beat No. 10 Kansas 94-83 Friday night and reach its first Big 12 tournament title game since 2000. […]

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Thursday’s state tournament scores »

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BOYS BASKETBALL Class 6A – Quarterfinals BV North 66, SM Northwest 57 BV Northwest 65, Wichita North 44 Maize 44, Olathe East 43 Wichita East 70, Wichita Southeast 59 Class 4A Division I – Quarterfinals El Dorado 66, Basehor-Linwood 60 McPherson 53, KC Sumner 38 Paola 51, Winfield 48 Topeka Hayden 82, Independence 74 Class […]

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No. 10 Kansas beats Oklahoma State in overtime »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points, Wayne Selden Jr. had 14 and No. 10 Kansas pulled away in the final seconds of overtime victory over Oklahoma State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Naadir Tharpe made four foul shots in the extra session […]

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