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No. 3 Kansas takes control of Big 12, tips Baylor

No. 3 Kansas takes control of Big 12, tips Baylor<p>WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth Big 12 games all season and added a big one versus Baylor.<p>Jayhawks forward Landon Lucas stepped to the line and nailed two free throws with 11 seconds left to lift No. 3 …

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Bill Self basically securing Kansas' 13th straight Big 12 title enhances HOF resume

It'll be ridiculous if the Kansas coach isn't elected into the Hall of Fame this year<p>Kansas did not technically clinch the Big 12 on Saturday. The Jayhawks still have four games left. So anything could happen, I guess.<p>But, yeah, that’s a wrap.<p>Seems clear now.<p>Kansas is going to win a 13th straight …

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A Tale Of Two Kansas Towns: One Thrives As Another Struggles

In Kansas, some rural towns are booming while others are dwindling. Garden City, Kan., for instance, attracts people from across the globe. The population is young, growing, and extremely diverse.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Many rural areas across the country are losing population and economic …

Kansas City mayor struggles for face time with new Missouri governor

Kansas City Mayor Sly James stood in front of a room packed with mayors from across Missouri last week and posed a question: Who has actually spoken …

Flint

Baby chimp abandoned by mom to join Kansas City Zoo exhibit

A baby chimpanzee rejected by her mother last year and raised so far by humans at the Kansas City Zoo is expected to join the public primate …

Wildlife

Kansas lawmakers vote to roll back governor's deep tax cut

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican-led Legislature voted Friday to roll back a deep tax cut championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, conceding it helped put the state in dire financial straits and setting up a possible showdown with him.<p>Brownback has vowed not to sign the bill, which would …

Taxes

3-Star DT Nelson Jenkins Flips From Kansas To LSU

Three-star defensive tackle Nelson Jenkins flipped his commitment from Kansas to LSU on Thursday afternoon. The Tigers now have seven total commits …

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There's a Turf War Going On Over the Kansas City Airport - Condé Nast Traveler

MCI is technically located in Missouri—and the state of Kansas is thinking about building their own airport to rival it.<p>Kansas and Missouri share a lot of things: a border, a World Series-winning baseball team, the BBQ and music-loving Midwest hub of Kansas City, and an airport. But that last part …

Airports

Kansas State president asks fans to stop vulgar chants

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The president of Kansas State has asked Wildcat basketball fans to stop using vulgar chants targeted at the Kansas Jayhawks when the rivals meet in Bramlage Coliseum.<p>The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2lQLZEl ) reports that Kansas State President Richard Myers spoke out against …

Sports

13% Upside In Sale Of Westar Energy, But Deal Faces Challenges

Stock in Westar Energy recently traded $7 below its $60 sale price to Great Plains Energy.<p>The Kansas Corporation Commission staff recommended against …

21st Century

How Tony Hull engineered a Louisiana recruiting pipeline at Kansas - Big 12 Blog

What Tony Hull is pulling off at Kansas Jayhawks is not rocket science. The man knows rocket science. Recruiting is much easier than rocket …

Louisiana

Sporting Kansas City 2017 MLS season preview: Roster, schedule, national TV info and more

Sporting is looking to rebound from another devastating playoff loss, but a reshaped roster has things looking up in Kansas City.<p>Sporting Kansas City finished the 2016 season at 13-13-8, and as you would expect from a team with a .500 record, 2016 was a study in up-and-down form.<p>Sporting came out …

Soccer

West Virginia (Loved by Handicappers) Falls to Kansas (Adored by Voters)

West Virginia led Kansas on Monday night by 14 points with three minutes to play. Ranked in the middle of the top 25 most of the season, the Mountaineers seemed ready to thrust themselves into the national championship picture.<p>They lost.<p>In a memorable collapse — or rally, from host Kansas’ point of …

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No. 3 Kansas rallies to beat No. 9 West Virginia 84-80 in OT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham never felt as though the game was over, even when they huddled around coach Bill Self with less than four minutes to go and Kansas trailing West Virginia by 14 points.<p>"We just talked about staying in it. 'We can do it.' Coach kept telling us …

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Bob Huggins: Can't put KU at line that many times

University of Kansas<p>Here's a summary of recent events involving the KU men's basketball team and McCarthy Hall, where the players reside on …

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Recent Kansas Editorials

The Hutchinson News, Feb. 12<p>Kansas budget fix will require an old idea: compromise<p>Compromise.<p>It's one of the ideals on which America was built. No …

Government

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

Beloved Kansas State coach Bill Snyder announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has been receiving treatment.<p><i>“I have been</i> …

Cancer

3-Star WR JaMarr Chase Decommits From Kansas Jayhawks

Three-star wide receiver JaMarr Chase decommitted from Kansas on Sunday, leaving the Jayhawks with seven total commits in the 2018 recruiting …

Sports

Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999

The Land Bank of Kansas City's latest promotion is offering roughly 50 homes for $999 apiece

Real Estate

KC's biggest printer buys St. Louis firm, brings work home - Kansas City Business Journal

Henry Wurst Inc. acquired a St. Louis printing company.<p>zefart/iStock/Thinkstock<p>The area’s largest printing company purchased St. Louis’ largest …

Nearly 3,000 miles of Kansas hiking trails just a click away

Just a few clicks on a website and people can access information on 2,958 miles of trails in Kansas.<p>That’s right, nearly 3,000 miles of free trails …

Trails

Smart Cities 2017: Kansas City Is Well On Its Way

It might be time to stop thinking about Kansas City, Mo. as "flyover country." After a series of projects and millions of dollars spent, "“We will be …

Cities

Investigation into car vandalism possibly involving KU basketball players partially complete

A portion of the investigation into a December car vandalism possibly involving two University of Kansas basketball players is complete, the Douglas …

Crime

Kansas City BMX

Kansas City is an area that you definitely don’t see a ton of riding from and that is a shame. This video has so many fun looking ledge and rail …

Extreme Sports

Kansas City Chiefs: John Dorsey noncommittal on Jamaal Charles' future - Kansas City Chiefs Blog

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- General manager John Dorsey was less than definitive Thursday when asked whether running back Jamaal Charles had a playing future …

NFL

Why Small-Town Kansas Needs Foreigners

<b>An Immigration Crackdown Would Hurt the Heartland</b><p>A cruel irony: Many Midwestern towns that rallied around Donald Trump stay afloat thanks to local colleges, and those, in turn, depend on international students. If the new administration scares off Chinese teenagers (and their parents) willing to …

Conflicts of Interest

Feared immigration enforcement program returning, with help from Kansas' Kris Kobach

Kansas hard-liner Kris Kobach says he helped write a get-tough executive order for President Donald Trump that clears the way for state and local law …

Government

Kansas football landed three huge 4-star recruits from La. in one day

If you were told that the University of Kansas added three four-star recruits in a single day, you’d probably feel basketball coach Bill Self …

College Football

Kansas City Southern - Solid Performance During 2016; Near-Term Uncertainty Keeps The Stock Price Discounted

Kansas City Southern reported strong results in 2016 considering the tumultuous environment for Class I rail operators.<p>The company has guided for …

Kansas City

Corione Harris to Kansas: Jayhawks Land 4-Star CB Prospect

Class of 2018 4-star cornerback recruit Corione Harris has committed to the Kansas Jayhawks, according to Rivals.com's JayhawkSlant.<p>The New Orleans product yielded some big-time offers from major SEC programs like Florida, Auburn and Ole Miss.<p>At 6'1", 170 pounds, Harris already has a solid frame to …

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