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Old School: Twentieth century farming in a 21st century world

<i>Video by Cooper Slough</i><p><b>By JAMES BELL</b> <i><br>Hays Post</i><p>I will admit I wasn’t sure what to expect when the story idea was presented. A western Kansas farmer …

Farming

Storm chaser records insanely close-range video of powerful Kansas tornado

Storm chasers once again succeeded Tuesday in recording frighteningly close-up footage of a powerful tornado roaring across the Plains, this time …

Brilliant Decoration for the Kansas City Public Library

One of the facades of the Kansas City Public Library, in Missouri, was painted in order to give the impression that it is covered with a row of giant …

Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they're American | Reuters

WICHITA, Kansas (Reuters) - After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of getting a new driver’s license and registering to vote.<p>It was a familiar procedure for Stricker, 37, who has moved from state to state frequently …

Government

Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some …

School Districts

Tornadoes rough up Kansas

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tornado sirens blared in the Plains states for the fourth consecutive day as multiple twisters overturned vehicles and damaged homes.<p>Several people in Ford County, Kansas, reportedly were hurt in Tuesday's storms, said Andrew White, a spokesman for the National Weather Service.<p>There were …

Weather

One dead, 2 critically hurt after tornadoes, storms sweep Plains

Crews are evaluating the damage Wednesday after tornadoes destroyed several homes and left two people critically injured in western Kansas as a series of severe storms swept across the Plains.<p>Meanwhile, one person drowned in central Oklahoma after a vehicle was swept off a road and a 13-year-old …

Kansas' experiment in conservative economics still a bust

I recently gave Illinois' Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner an F for his job performance so far — yes, he inherited a raft of problems from his Democratic predecessor 16 months ago, but due to his inability to navigate the turbulent waters of Springfield he's managed to make nearly all of them worse.<p>Had …

Studio 804 builds Kansas home designed to achieve net-zero energy consumption

Students in a design-and-build programme at the University of Kansas have completed a family dwelling intended to demonstrate a more responsible …

Kansas City resident KC EarthKid is taking to the streets to save the planet

Fed up with the job market not serving the community and the amount of waste we use, a Kansas City resident decides to put on a cape, and take the …

Kansas City

Prosecutors mull charges in Kansas officer's shooting death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of gunning down a police detective in Kansas was charged Tuesday with shooting and wounding a woman in a …

Crime

Bowyer: Racing is 'about what you're going to do tomorrow'

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Those heat-of-the-moment tirades that fans are able to hear during the course of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race might be …

Favorite museum in Kansas City (partially free) - Review of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

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Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How America’s worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire state

GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down<p>It’s safe to say that if Kansas’s Gov. Sam Brownback or any of the state’s ultraconservative legislators had been in fictional astronaut Mark Watney’s place ("The Martian"), they would …

Kansas' Roads Are All Goofy Because Nature Always Pwns Logic

If you’ve driven across Kansas, you know it's a slog. The roads, like the fields alongside them, stretch toward the horizon. Every once in awhile, …

ACLU accuses Kansas of putting two-thirds of new voter registrations on hold | Fox News

Voting rolls in Kansas are in "chaos" because of the state's proof-of-citizenship requirements, the American Civil Liberties Union has argued in a court document, noting that about two-thirds of new voter registration applications submitted during a three-week period in February are on hold.<p>Kansas …

RIDERS HOLD KANSAS CITY WORKOUT

By: Curtis Mullen<p>On a windy overcast day in Kansas City, Missouri the Saskatchewan Roughriders - led by VP of Football Operations, GM & Head Coach …

NFL

How an internet mapping glitch turned a random Kansas farm into a digital hell

An hour's drive from Wichita, Kansas, in a little town called Potwin, there is a 360-acre piece of land with a very big problem.<p>The plot has been …

Security

Parts of Oklahoma and Kansas now face earthquake risk on par with California

People in parts of Oklahoma and Kansas now face the same threat of destructive earthquakes as Californians, with human-induced tremors from oil and gas production helping spread earthquake vulnerability across much of the US.<p>For the first time, the US Geological Survey mapped out areas of the …

Geology

Kansas City travelblog: Touring the grand Union Station

If you’ve ever been to Kansas City, you’ve seen Union Station. The majestic train station that sits on the south edge of downtown, just north of …

This Kansas high school student must pay back $3,000 after smugglers helped him leave Guatemala

In the small, rural city of Liberal, Kansas, a neighborhood of trailer homes sits just off the main drag. In one trailer, with faded yellow paint, I meet a family from Guatemala and Diego, their young relative. He is 17 and came here a little over a year ago.<p>Diego is also from Guatemala, one of the …

Trump suddenly drops out of CPAC and draws swift conservative scorn: “Not the last time Donald Trump will abandon conservatives”

GOP frontrunner ditches conservative confab as reports of right-wing protest emerge<p>After shamelessly fessing up to blatantly flip-flopping on immigration during Thursday night's Fox News GOP debate, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump suddenly announced that he was backing out of …

Woman charged with providing guns to Kansas mass shooting suspect

Authorities say a woman has been charged with providing firearms to the gunman who killed three people and injured several others at a factory in Kansas.<p>Prosecutors announced Friday that 28-year-old Sarah T. Hopkins was charged with one count of knowingly transferring a firearm to a convicted felon.<p>…

Kansas City Chiefs trying to re-sign key players Eric Berry, Derrick Johnson

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey holds a busy dance card for the offseason. Kansas City has major defensive …

Cedric Larry Ford Kills 3, Injures 14 in Kansas Shooting Spree

A gunman who rampaged across two Kansas towns, killing three and wounding 14 others, was served with a restraining order at his workplace just 90 minutes before the attack ended in bloodshed there, officials said Friday.<p>The protection of abuse order, first filed by a live-in girlfriend earlier this …

Guns

Bernie Sanders brings campaign against 1 percent to Kansas City

A largely young and fully adoring crowd heard Bernie Sanders’ pitch Wednesday in Kansas City for an economy no longer “rigged” for the rich and a …

Middle-class

Local pub offers one of the best beer bars in America - Kansas City Business Journal

A local establishment has landed on the "51 Best Beer Bars in America" list by CraftBeer.com.<p>CraftBeer.com asked its readers to vote on the best beer …