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Kansas motor carrier tag renewals due March 1 »

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KS Department of Revenue TOPEKA–Kansas-based motor carriers with an apportioned or intra-state commercial tags have until Sunday, March 1, 2015. Although tags for the vehicles expired Dec. 31, 2014, there is a two-month grace period for the registrations to be renewed. Eight Kansas county treasurers offer renewals for apportioned tags – also called IRP. Those […]

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Sprint recognized as EPA 2015 Climate Leader »

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LENEXA–Sprint Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement. The Climate Leadership Award recipients demonstrate how innovative actions to combat climate change lead to smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual representing a wide array […]

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Business Appreciation Month Awards nomination deadline is March 20 »

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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TOPEKA–The Kansas Department of Commerce will continue to accept nominations for the 2015 Business Appreciation Month awards until March 20. The awards recognize successful Kansas companies that create jobs, support their local communities and enhance the quality of life in Kansas. Regional finalists are recognized in June during the Team Kansas […]

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Brownback makes judicial appointment to 8th District Court »

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TOPEKA– Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Thursday announced the appointment of Ryan W. Rosauer of Junction City as a District Judge for the Kansas 8th District Court. Rosauer fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David R. Platt. “I am pleased to appoint Ryan Rosauer to the 8th District,” said Governor Brownback. “His wealth of […]

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Light Goose conservation order extends hunting season »

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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM PRATT–For some waterfowl hunters, seasons seem to come and go all too fast. It may feel like hunters and their canine companions have just warmed up when the regular seasons close. However, hunters looking to enjoy a few more weeks afield hunting geese can participate in the Light […]

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KS financial agencies to award $7500 in scholarships to high school seniors »

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Kansas Securities Commissioner TOPEKA–Kansas high school seniors have the opportunity to win up to $2500 in scholarship money to help cover the cost of tuition at a Kansas school of higher education by entering the Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship Contest. The contest is jointly sponsored by the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner (KSC) […]

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Bills under consideration would affect KDWPT »

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KS Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism TOPEKA–A number of bills are being considered by Kansas legislators which affect hunting, the outdoors and tourism in the state. Below is a list of the bills activity as of Tue. Feb. 17. 2015 Bills SB46 — This bill would require domesticated deer that enter a premises alive […]

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KDOT website to be offline Saturday morning »

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Kansas Department of Transportation TOPEKA–Maintenance will cause a disruption in services offered by the Kansas Department of Transportation between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. The Office of Information Technology Services will be performing equipment upgrades that will impact internet services to the website for T-WORKS. This will only impact services for […]

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New 2015-2016 state transportation maps available »

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Kansas Department of Transportation TOPEKA–Whether you want to drive across the state, find the closest airport, discover new places of interest or check out a state lake, the new 2015-2016 Kansas Official State Transportation Map published by the Kansas Department of Transportation has it all. City and county indexes are above the map as well […]

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One-year Kansas Community Leadership Initiative underway »

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Kansas Department for Children and Families TOPEKA–Kansas Department for Children and Families Phyllis Gilmore Secretary has announced a new initiative to address community issues, such as poverty, substance abuse and absent fathers. To launch the effort at the Kansas State Capitol Building, Topeka, Secretary Gilmore and Governor Sam Brownback met with the leader of the […]

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Legislative update of bills affecting Kan. Wildlife, Parks and Tourism »

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism TOPEKA–The following is an update of bills under consideration in the Kansas legislature that would affect hunting, outdoor recreation and tourism in the state. 2015 Bills SB46 — This bill would require domesticated deer that enter a premises alive or leave a premises alive or dead for any […]

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Kansas Insurance Commissioner: ‘Be aware of suspicious activity’ after Anthem breach »

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TOPEKA–Kansas Insurance Department personnel continue to monitor and assess the impact of the online data breach of Anthem, Inc., the second-largest health insurance company in the United States. Ken Selzer, Commissioner of Insurance, said Friday in a news release that some Kansans’ personal information may have been compromised as part of the overall cyberattack on Anthem, […]

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Federal grant to put tablets in the hands of foster families »

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Kansas Department for Children and Families TOPEKA–Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Phyllis Gilmore is pleased to announce that KVC Health Systems, one of the State’s two foster care contractors, has been awarded a $516,600 federal grant to put tablets in the hands of foster families in eastern Kansas and Kansas City. This […]

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