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Democrat raised $127K for US Senate bid in Kansas »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Chad Taylor has disclosed raising $127,000 through June for his U.S. Senate campaign in Kansas. A report filed by Taylor’s campaign with federal regulators shows about $42,000 of Taylor’s cash contributions came from April through June. Most of Taylor’s funds are from individuals. Taylor’s campaign also disclosed spending $116,000 since […]

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Nationwide fruit recall includes Dillons stores »

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CUTLER, Calif. (AP) — A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure. The company said the recalled […]

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Kansas board investigating US Senate hopeful Wolf »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ medical board is investigating U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf’s posting of X-ray images of fatal gunshot wounds and other medical injuries on a personal Facebook page. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports it received a letter from a State Board of Healing Arts attorney disclosing the investigation and asking it to share copies […]

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Agents get subsidized ‘Obamacare’ using fake IDs »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover operatives were able to get subsidized health care in 11 out of 18 attempts. The GAO is still paying premiums for the […]

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Charles headed to training camp UPDATE »

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St. Joe Post 3:45 p.m. UPDATE    Jamal Charles and the Chiefs have come to terms on a new deal and the star running back is heading to training camp.   ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Jamaal Charles is reportedly holding out for more money. KCTV-5 in Kansas City reports the Chiefs running back won’t show […]

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Conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies put Kan. consumers in limbo »

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By Jim McLean KHI News Service TOPEKA — Conflicting federal court rulings are raising questions about whether consumers in Kansas and Missouri will continue to be eligible for subsidies when purchasing private health insurance through the Obamacare marketplace. A three-member panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said Tuesday that […]

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Thieves got into StubHub accounts »

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JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers’ accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that arrests are expected in a case that sprawls across international borders. The official wasn’t […]

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Western Kan. candidate for judge pays fine in 9-year-old case »

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DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A district court judge candidate in western Kansas paid a fine to settle a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge filed against him in Michigan nine years ago. Attorney Michael Giardine says he flew to Michigan to settle the case Monday. Giardine, a Republican seeking the 16th Judicial District seat, says the […]

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Man shot at Junction City fast food restaurant »

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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old Junction City man is being held without bond after a shootout at a fast food restaurant. Police Lt. Jeff Childs says the victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening during an exchange of gunfire at a Wendy’s restaurant Tuesday night. Everyone involved was gone from the area when […]

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Audit says Kansas computer system security lacking »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Auditors say a lack of accountability by some Kansas agencies that handle sensitive information could make citizens’ personal information vulnerable. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports an audit released this week says some agencies aren’t complying with requirements to provide detailed information technology plans because they see them as time consuming and of […]

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Teen accused of throwing boiling water on beau »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been arrested after police say she threw boiling water on her 15-year-old boyfriend during an argument in a Wichita apartment. The Wichita Eagle reports the incident happened around 9 a.m. Monday. The boy was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital, where he was admitted for […]

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Washburn seeks more time to respond to probe »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University has asked federal investigators for more time to respond to an investigation into how the school handled an alleged sexual assault. University spokeswoman Amanda Hughes says Washburn’s attorney requested an extension of the July 31 deadline to submit its sexual assault policies and procedures to the U.S. Department of […]

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3 more measles cases confirmed in Kansas »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three more cases of measles have been confirmed in Sedgwick County, and officials say they expect more cases to emerge through August. The Wichita Eagle reports the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced the new cases on Tuesday, bringing the total in the county to 11. Preston Goering, director of […]

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