Kansas

GOP lawmakers in Kansas working on new income tax proposals

Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas are working on new proposals for raising income taxes to fix the state budget that include a plan similar to one …

Retirement

How political nuance could save America

Many progressives trade in stereotypes about Kansas with childlike pride, writes Sarah Smarsh. But to use geography to separate the righteous from the scourge is dangerously simplistic<p>The division that threatens to split this country in two is not between red and blue states, or between rural and …

Republicans

Kansas lands highly touted Cal transfer Charlie Moore

Kansas added another highly touted transfer to its significant haul this offseason, as former Cal guard Charlie Moore announced Tuesday that he's …

Sports

Former Mr. Basketball Charlie Moore picks Kansas over Illinois

Illinois' new coaching staff was attempting to make a splash by bringing in the state's last two Mr. Basketball winners at the same time.<p>The 2016 honoree, Morgan Park's Charlie Moore, is headed to Kansas instead.<p>Coming off a freshman season at California in which he averaged 12.2 points and started …

College Basketball

2017 NFL Draft interview: Kansas safety Fish Smithson

Kansas safety Fish Smithson talks about the adversity of losing and why he’s not sleeping much in the days before the 2017 NFL Draft.<p>Fish Smithson …

NFL

Buffalo Wild Wings made 'astronomical error' in materials filed with SEC, says activist investor

Activist investor Marcato Capital Management has hit out once again at Buffalo Wild Wings, saying the restaurant chain made an "astronomical error" …

Wall Street

Kansas City Life Insurance declares $0.27 dividend

Kansas City Life Insurance (NASDAQ:KCLI) declares $0.27/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 2.37%<p>Payable May 10; for …

Stocks

Anthrax Perform Cover of Kansas' 'Carry On Wayward Son' Live

Subscribe to Loudwire on<p>Carry on my Anthrax sons, there’ll be peace when you are done! Anthrax have heard the demand from fans, watched the YouTube …

Live Music

Health care operator eyes distressed Topeka hospital

A group that specializes in turning around distressed hospitals has expressed interest in acquiring a Topeka hospital whose financial troubles have …

Health Care

Jayhawks land in-state lineman Mac Copeland

The Spring Game was Copeland’s second visit to Mount Oread in 2017. He made the trip to Lawrence in January for the Jayhawks first Junior Day, and …

College Football

Governor tightens regulations after boy's waterslide death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The death of a colleague's son spurred the governor in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks on Monday.<p>A new law signed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback strengthens the state's amusement park regulations, which …

United States

Police arrest man accused of killing KCK woman near park dedicated to her slain sister

The Kansas City, Kan., man accused of killing the sister of a 10-year-old girl kidnapped and slain 18 years ago surrendered Sunday morning following …

Crime

Tony Gonzalez headlines best draft picks by Kansas City Chiefs - Kansas City Chiefs Blog

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have selected 785 players in their 57-year history. Here's a look at the best draft picks by position for …

NFL

MLB Baseball Box Score - Kansas City vs. Texas - Apr 22, 2017

MLB Box Score - Kansas City vs. Texas<p>American League<p>National League<p>All times are US/Eastern<p>Rangers 2, Royals 1<p>Kansas City Royals<p>Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG OBP SLG<p>, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .253 .221<p>, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .288 .333 .559<p>, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333 .452 .400<p>, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .185 .254 .246<p>…

Baseball

Kansas Medicaid expansion in doubt despite hospital's woes

Advocates are buzzing again about the possibility of extending Kansas' health coverage for the poor because of a Topeka hospital's potential demise …

Health Care

More on Kansas City Southern's Q1

Kansas City Southern (KSU -1.7%) reports carload volume rose 6% to 540.9K in Q1.<p>Revenue by segment: Chemical & Petroleum: $126.5M (+8%); Industrial & …

Kansas City

Trump's treasury secretary has a deal for America—the same one Sam Brownback sold to Kansas

The conservative-leaning Tax Foundation had a rosier outlook, but also predicted the plan would increase the deficit despite the benefits of a …

Liberal POV

2017 Kansas City Chiefs game-by-game predictions - Kansas City Chiefs Blog

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs may well be better than last season and wind up with an inferior record than their 12-4 from 2016 because …

Fantasy Football

MLS Podcast: FC Dallas-Sporting Kansas City preview, Media Microscope discussion

Seth Vertelney and Allen Ramsey preview the MLS weekend including a matchup of two undefeated teams.<p>The guys also speak with Seth about his story on MLS sideline reporters and talk about the approach national broadcasters take to matchups.

Soccer

Video shows Kansas City airport confrontation with pilot, passenger

Surveillance footage shows the tense moments leading up to an altercation last week between a pilot and a passenger at Kansas City International …

Aviation

Christie Brinkley and Sailor Brinkley Cook Talk All Things Beauty

Supermodel <b>Christie Brinkley</b> attended the <i>Harper's Bazaar</i> 150th anniversary celebration with her 18-year-old daughter, <b>Sailor Brinkley Cook</b>, Wednesday …

Hollywood

Five High School Events To Watch At Kansas Relays

Some of Kansas' and the country's top prep talent are taking to the track to compete in the 90th Kansas Relays at KU's Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence …

High School

Dollar Tree will invest approximately $110 million to build a 1.2 million square foot distribution facility on Highway 13 at Brady Commerce Park, 58.4 miles east of Kansas City, in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Dollar Tree will invest approximately $110 million to build a 1.2 million square foot distribution facility on Highway 13 at Brady Commerce Park, …

Dollar Tree

KU gets OK to ban handguns from football, men’s basketball games; purses will also be banned

The University of Kansas has received formal approval to ban guns from games at Allen Fieldhouse and Memorial Stadium. Metal detectors and guards …

Kansas Jayhawks

Great Plains Ranchers Rebuild After Massive Wildfires

Bryan Thompson from Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media visited Kansas cattle country to get a sense of the challenges ahead.

Kansas Reportedly One Of Two "Likely" Destinations For Cal Transfer Charlie Moore

Kansas is reportedly a potential landing spot for one of the top guards on the transfer market.<p>Kansas is already bringing in a four-star and …

College Basketball

Nebraska mayor complains to Kansas about smoke

The mayor of Nebraska's capital city has complained to Kansas officials about smoke from its agricultural burning that sometimes makes it unhealthy …

Sports

Kansas State basketball adds junior college wing Amaad Wainright

Kansas State landed one of the nation’s top unsigned junior-college guards Thursday.<p>Amaad Wainright, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound sophomore from Trinity …

College Basketball

Kansas students invited to Washington correspondents' dinner

Six Kansas high school journalists who published a story that led to the resignation of their school's new principal will be special guests at the …

British Columbia

Watch slow-motion highlights of the most vicious knockouts from UFC Kansas City

There's just something about watching a head kick landed in slow motion that makes it that much more epic.<p>Last weekend at FOX UFC Fight Night in Kansas City, Rose Namajunas absolutely blasted Michelle Waterson with a head kick that sent the former Invicta FC champion crashing to the mat in dramatic …

UFC