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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Closing Guantanamo-Kansas storyObama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army priso
Closing Guantanamo-Kansas story
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 13 hours ago
Obama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth. Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit in federal court in Topeka. Schmidt's office said in the lawsuit it has not received any... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge to monitor Kansas’ actions on gay marriage for 3 yearsLiberties Union, a lawyer involved in the lawsuit that led to the order. Spoke
Judge to monitor Kansas’ actions on gay marriage for 3 years
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Liberties Union, a lawyer involved in the lawsuit that led to the order. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Attorney General Derek Schmidt advises agencies to fully comply with the U.S. Supreme Court decision and would do so without Crabtree’s... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killingcapital punishment law. An execution by lethal injection isn't likely to be sc
Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killing
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
capital punishment law. An execution by lethal injection isn't likely to be scheduled soon, but state Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a statement, "today's ruling marks the end of the first line of appeals in this case." Cheever... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday, July 22, 2016, in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense to... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday, July 22, 2016, in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense to... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday, July 22, 2016, in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday, July 22, 2016, in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense to... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Kansas AG Sues To Get Guantanamo Bay RecordsPresident Barack Obama's administration to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay,
Kansas AG Sues To Get Guantanamo Bay Records
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
President Barack Obama's administration to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth. Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit Friday in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense. Schmidt's office... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsObama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army priso
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Obama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth. Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit in federal court in Topeka. Schmidt's office said in the lawsuit it has not received any... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday, July 22, 2016, in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsObama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army priso
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Obama's proposal to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth. Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit in federal court in Topeka. Schmidt's office said in the lawsuit it has not received any... Read more
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The Hill
Kansas sues Pentagon for Gitmo recordsGuantánamo Bay detainees, suggesting the information is being withheld for poli
Kansas sues Pentagon for Gitmo records
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Guantánamo Bay detainees, suggesting the information is being withheld for political reasons. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit Friday in federal court, saying the Pentagon has failed to respond to a Freedom of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
AG Derek Schmidt sues the military for documents on Fort Leavenworth surveysKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday seeking documents
AG Derek Schmidt sues the military for documents on Fort Leavenworth surveys
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a lawsuit Friday seeking documents from the U.S. Department of Defense related to the military’s survey of Fort Leavenworth as a possible destination for Guantanamo Bay detainees. The lawsuit stems from a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay recordsPresident Barack Obama's administration to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay,
Kansas attorney general sues to get Guantanamo Bay records
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
President Barack Obama's administration to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth. Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the lawsuit Friday in federal court in Kansas against the U.S. Department of Defense. Schmidt's office... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court upholds capital murder conviction, death sentence of Scott Cheeverwhich restricted purchases of allergy medications used to make meth and harshen
Kansas Supreme Court upholds capital murder conviction, death sentence of Scott Cheever
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
which restricted purchases of allergy medications used to make meth and harshened penalties for doing so. That legislation was known as the Sheriff Matt Samuels Act and was authored by Derek Schmidt, then a state senator and now the attorney gene... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Kansas detective fatally shot; man in custodyoffenses ranging from misdemeanor theft to possession of stolen goods and burgl
Kansas detective fatally shot; man in custody
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
offenses ranging from misdemeanor theft to possession of stolen goods and burglarizing vehicles. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt extended his prayers to Lancaster's family and the police. "Kansas mourns the senseless death of yet another... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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ABC Montana
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection listofficials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife
Feds remove the lesser prairie chicken from protection list
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
officials where the lesser prairie chicken roamed praised the Fish and Wildlife Service decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said it was "good news for private property rights, the rural Kansas economy and common sense." In 2014,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Kansas to reject votes over citizenship ruleagency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, sa
Kansas to reject votes over citizenship rule
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
agency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, safety or welfare." Kobach, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Gov. Sam Brownback have representatives on the five-member board, and two legislators are members; all are... Read more
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ABC News
Kansas Board Decides to Reject Votes Over Citizenship Ruleagency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, sa
Kansas Board Decides to Reject Votes Over Citizenship Rule
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
agency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, safety or welfare." Kobach, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Gov. Sam Brownback have representatives on the five-member board, and two legislators are members; all are... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship ruleagency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, sa
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship rule
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
agency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, safety or welfare." Kobach, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Gov. Sam Brownback have representatives on the five-member board, and two legislators are members; all are... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship ruleagency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, sa
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship rule
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
agency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, safety or welfare." Kobach, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Gov. Sam Brownback have representatives on the five-member board, and two legislators are members; all are... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship ruleagency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, sa
Kansas board decides to reject votes over citizenship rule
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
agency sees quick action as necessary to preserve "the public peace, health, safety or welfare." Kobach, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Gov. Sam Brownback have representatives on the five-member board, and two legislators are members; all are... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Concealed Carry Applications Drop in 2016 Fiscal Yearin most states, and Kansas licenses are currently recognized in 37 states. Pho
Kansas Concealed Carry Applications Drop in 2016 Fiscal Year
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 15 days ago
in most states, and Kansas licenses are currently recognized in 37 states. Photo courtesy of KAGKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt encouraged all Kansans who intend to carry firearms to pursue training opportunities. He reminded all Kansans... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
AG Derek Schmidt’s office to provide child ID kits, consumer protection information at Barton Countytheft, scams and deceptive business practices will be offered at next week’s Ba
AG Derek Schmidt’s office to provide child ID kits, consumer protection information at Barton County
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
theft, scams and deceptive business practices will be offered at next week’s Barton County Fair, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. “Protecting Kansas children and consumers are important priorities for our office,” Schmidt said.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
AG Derek Schmidt asks Kansas Supreme Court to review DUI cases after U.S. Supreme Court rulingKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Wednesday asked the Kansas Supreme Cou
AG Derek Schmidt asks Kansas Supreme Court to review DUI cases after U.S. Supreme Court ruling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Wednesday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to reconsider a group of driving under the influence cases after the U.S. Supreme Court came to a contradictory conclusion in a similar case last week. The nation’s... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Local BMW, Volkswagen dealer expandingGroup, of Detroit, said his dealership heard the details of Volkswagen’s agreem
Local BMW, Volkswagen dealer expanding
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Group, of Detroit, said his dealership heard the details of Volkswagen’s agreement on Tuesday. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Tuesday that more than 2,000 vehicles in Kansas are affected by Volkswagen’s agreement to either buy... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court signs off on new school funding equity lawThe court said it will set oral arguments in that portion of the case in a futu
Kansas Supreme Court signs off on new school funding equity law
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
The court said it will set oral arguments in that portion of the case in a future order. “It’s official,” Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. “The Legislature has satisfied the constitution’s requirement for equitable school funding, and Kansas... Read more
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Kenosha News
A Life Remembered: Striking the right balancebecause he came from a large family, Jim was adept at good-natured teasing. “He
A Life Remembered: Striking the right balance
Kenosha News / Posted 27 days ago
because he came from a large family, Jim was adept at good-natured teasing. “He was kind of an instigator,” said grandson Derek Schmidt. Impact after retirement Retiring from AMC in 1988, Jim went to work at the deli counter at Taste of Wisconsin... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
U.S. Supreme Court contradicts Kansas Supreme Court on breath test refusal crimesmajority opinion. How the U.S. Supreme Court ruling will affect Kansas law rem
U.S. Supreme Court contradicts Kansas Supreme Court on breath test refusal crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
majority opinion. How the U.S. Supreme Court ruling will affect Kansas law remains unclear, according to Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a proponent of criminal punishments for breath test refusal. “The Kansas Supreme Court has to give us some... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
U.S. Supreme Court contradicts Kansas Supreme Court on DUI refusal crimesmajority opinion. How the U.S. Supreme Court ruling will affect Kansas law rem
U.S. Supreme Court contradicts Kansas Supreme Court on DUI refusal crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
majority opinion. How the U.S. Supreme Court ruling will affect Kansas law remains unclear, according to Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a proponent of criminal punishments for breath test refusal. “The Kansas Supreme Court has to give us some... Read more
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