Archive for Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Super Bowl champion and SM Northwest alumnus Ryan Lilja to visit Shawnee alma mater in February
08:18 p.m., January 14, 2016 Updated 09:59 p.m.
Shawnee Mission Northwest alumnus and former NFL offensive lineman Ryan Lilja will return to his alma mater to present SMNW with a golden football as part of the Super Bowl 50 celebration.
First Kansas bill to pass in 2016 honors stone bridges
January 14, 2016
The first bill to clear the Kansas Legislature this year and go to Gov. Sam Brownback designates Cowley County as the state’s stone bridge capital.
Overland Park Planned Parenthood won’t face action from Kansas medical board
January 14, 2016
Kansas’ medical board is taking no action against a Planned Parenthood clinic after completing an investigation into whether illegal sales of fetal tissue are occurring after abortions.
Kansas student, 13, arrested after bringing gun to school
January 14, 2016
Authorities have arrested a 13-year-old boy who is accused of taking a gun to his central Kansas middle school.
Man pleads guilty in death of Kansas State Fair worker slain over haircut visit
January 14, 2016
A Hutchinson man pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Kansas State Fair worker.
Powerball frenzy leads to record Kansas Lottery sales
January 14, 2016
The frenzy over the largest Powerball jackpot in history paid off for the state of Kansas.
Kansas Department for Children and Families won’t be audited for alleged anti-gay bias
January 14, 2016
A legislative panel voted Tuesday not to conduct an audit of alleged anti-gay bias in the state’s foster care system after an official from the Department for Children and Families objected to such an audit.
Shawnee, BNSF enter agreement to close train crossing and silence horns
January 14, 2016
The city completed one of the final steps in silencing a train crossing that has caused headaches for many western Shawnee residents.
Brownback budget plan targets bioscience fund, corrections, highway patrol
January 14, 2016
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration Wednesday outlined his plan for balancing the state’s budget and filling a projected $175 million revenue shortfall in the next fiscal year.