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Southwest Daily News
Today in History, August 31: First issue of Marvel Comics published in 1939Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 31, 1886, an earthquake with an estimated
Today in History, August 31: First issue of Marvel Comics published in 1939
Southwest Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 31, 1886, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.3 devastated Charleston, South Carolina, killing at least 60 people, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 31, 2016Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2016. There are 122 days left in
This day in history, Aug. 31, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2016. There are 122 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 31, 1886, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.3 devastated Charleston, South Carolina, killing at least 60... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Frederick Douglass escapes slaveryopened the Westside Preparatory School in inner-city Chicago, welcoming student
History: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 hours ago
opened the Westside Preparatory School in inner-city Chicago, welcoming students that others labeled “unteachable.” Many of her students went on to graduate from Ivy League schools. In 1981, CBS aired a made-for-TV movie about her... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2016. There are 122 days left i
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2016. There are 122 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 31, 1886, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.3 devastated Charleston, South Carolina,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Group protests political endorsements made by Kansas Chamber of CommerceWashburn University freshman Chandler Burrows said at a protest Monday outside
Group protests political endorsements made by Kansas Chamber of Commerce
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Washburn University freshman Chandler Burrows said at a protest Monday outside the Kansas Chamber of Commerce that he is concerned about policies made in Topeka that are negatively affecting people across the state. He recently moved to Topeka from... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A LePage impeachment would repeat — and reverse — impeachment’s race-based historyOnce again, Maine Gov. Paul LePage is in trouble, and race is at the heart of t
A LePage impeachment would repeat — and reverse — impeachment’s race-based history
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Once again, Maine Gov. Paul LePage is in trouble, and race is at the heart of the matter. Most recently, LePage attacked Rep. Drew Gattine, a Democrat from Westbrook, in an obscenity-laced voice message for allegedly labeling him a racist. Talk is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Manhattan, K-State: Stronger togetherThe story of Manhattan’s growing economy is rarely told these days without focu
Manhattan, K-State: Stronger together
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The story of Manhattan’s growing economy is rarely told these days without focusing on the $1.25 billion National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. But Manhattan is a thriving community, and it would be a mistake to tie all of that success to NBAF, its... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights & Dog DaysAh, the dog days of August. Woof… 1. Sweltering Days in the AL East One last
Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights & Dog Days
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
Ah, the dog days of August. Woof… 1. Sweltering Days in the AL East One last summer ice cream break, anyone, before the stretch run cranks up to an inferno? Look out, while Baltimore (4-6 in its last 10 games into Tuesday) apparently is tempted by... Read more
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The Examiner
Pinch retiring; Walker is new Independence city managerCouncil during a closed session Monday.Pinch, who first came to the city in 200
Pinch retiring; Walker is new Independence city manager
The Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Council during a closed session Monday.Pinch, who first came to the city in 2004 as deputy city manager and has worked in state and local government more than 40 years, agreed to be the acting manager and later signed a one-year contract after the... Read more
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The Examiner
Pinch retiring; Walker is new Independence city managerCouncil during a closed session Monday.Pinch, who first came to the city in 200
Pinch retiring; Walker is new Independence city manager
The Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
Council during a closed session Monday.Pinch, who first came to the city in 2004 as deputy city manager and has worked in state and local government more than 40 years, agreed to be the acting manager and later signed a one-year contract after the... Read more
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The Washington Times
The Republican Maginot lineAfter the horrors of World War I, the French built the Maginot line. The line,
The Republican Maginot line
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
After the horrors of World War I, the French built the Maginot line. The line, a long string of fortifications, was designed to keep the Germans out if they ever wanted to attack again. Unfortunately, the French were fighting the last war, while the... Read more
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NBC News
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limpsSix years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care pro
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limps
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
Six years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care programs. One is a massive expansion of Medicaid that is helping millions of low-income people obtain health insurance and care. The other Obamacare is a system of 50... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler“Obama is readying one final push for approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 days ago
“Obama is readying one final push for approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership… And though the odds may be long, a presidency defined by partisan stalemate may yet secure one last legacy — only because of Mr. Obama’s delicate alliance with the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama's transgender rules The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama's transgender rules
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge in Texas... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Decades after ‘lie’ puts dad on sex offender registry, he’s pardonedEarnest Leap, a Clay County father who has long denied that he was a sex offend
Decades after ‘lie’ puts dad on sex offender registry, he’s pardoned
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
Earnest Leap, a Clay County father who has long denied that he was a sex offender who molested his own son, received a telephone call Friday that he has wanted for nearly half his life. The call was from the office of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. The... Read more
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The Post-Journal
TEA Party Holds MeetingClimate change, a hot topic with the Obama administration, was discussed. In an
TEA Party Holds Meeting
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Climate change, a hot topic with the Obama administration, was discussed. In an educational Prager video, "97 Percent of Scientists Agree," moderator Alex Epstein said this statement "is the most illogical and unscientific argument you can make." It... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Preferred Family Healthcare looks at locating in Macombaccording to the Health Resources and Services Administration.FQHCs are require
Preferred Family Healthcare looks at locating in Macomb
McDonough County Voice / Posted 13 days ago
according to the Health Resources and Services Administration.FQHCs are required to serve underserved populations or areas, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program and have a governing... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnairesFLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 16 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Jason Fischer Questionnaire 1.
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
FLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 16 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Jason Fischer Questionnaire 1. What is your major accomplishment in public life? I’m very proud that as a School Board Member for District 7 I was able to move the needle for children in our district.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Why single-payer plans on the state level remain just a dream: Megan McArdleThere are a lot of people in the U.S. who dream of single-payer health care. An
Why single-payer plans on the state level remain just a dream: Megan McArdle
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
There are a lot of people in the U.S. who dream of single-payer health care. And what a dream it is! Government as the only entity paying for care, able to drive down costs while ensuring universal coverage. There are not a lot such dreamers who... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Preferred Family Healtchare looks at locating in Macombaccording to the Health Resources and Services Administration.FQHCs are require
Preferred Family Healtchare looks at locating in Macomb
McDonough County Voice / Posted 14 days ago
according to the Health Resources and Services Administration.FQHCs are required to serve underserved populations or areas, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program and have a governing... Read more
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Island Packet
Push for healthier food could push some stores off food stamp programsay will leave disadvantaged people with fewer places to buy groceries. The st
Push for healthier food could push some stores off food stamp program
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
say will leave disadvantaged people with fewer places to buy groceries. The standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would require retailers that accept food stamps to stock more and fresher varieties of food. But many... Read more
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Newsmax
Colorado Single-Payer Plan Would Quickly ImplodeThere are a lot of people in the U.S. who dream of single-payer health care. An
Colorado Single-Payer Plan Would Quickly Implode
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
There are a lot of people in the U.S. who dream of single-payer health care. And what a dream it is! Government as the only entity paying for care, able to drive down costs while ensuring universal coverage. There are not a lot such dreamers who... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territoryVoting: Some call it a civic duty, others a waste of time, but if you want to h
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territory
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 17 days ago
Voting: Some call it a civic duty, others a waste of time, but if you want to have your say at the ballot box there are a few things you need to know. Rules vary widely from state-to-state, and some requirements, like voter ID laws, are still being... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
How to register to vote in every US state and territoryVoting: Some call it a civic duty, others a waste of time, but if you want to h
How to register to vote in every US state and territory
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 17 days ago
Voting: Some call it a civic duty, others a waste of time, but if you want to have your say at the ballot box there are a few things you need to know. Rules vary widely from state-to-state, and some requirements, like voter ID laws, are still being... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Oral chemotherapy fairness bill should be OK'dFacing a cancer diagnosis can be one of the scariest moments an individual can
Oral chemotherapy fairness bill should be OK'd
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 17 days ago
Facing a cancer diagnosis can be one of the scariest moments an individual can experience. There are many decisions that person has to make, such as "What treatment path will I follow?" "How will this affect my quality of life and the lives of my... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas primary narrows list of legislative targets in NovemberKansans for Life wasted no time after the August primary, launching a mass-mail
Kansas primary narrows list of legislative targets in November
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Kansans for Life wasted no time after the August primary, launching a mass-mailing rebuke of Democratic Sen. Tom Holland. A four-page letter, brochure and fund-raising card, deposited by the anti-abortion organization in residential mailboxes in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka open houses planned to learn about public priorities for regional transportation projectsThe Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization will hold two open houses on Thur
Topeka open houses planned to learn about public priorities for regional transportation projects
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
The Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization will hold two open houses on Thursday, Aug. 18, to learn about public priorities for future regional transportation projects. The gatherings will be from noon to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Open houses planned to learn about public priorities for regional transportation projectsThe Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization will hold two open houses on Thur
Open houses planned to learn about public priorities for regional transportation projects
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
The Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization will hold two open houses on Thursday, Aug. 18, to learn about public priorities for future regional transportation projects. The gatherings will be from noon to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Various construction draws focus of meetingPosted Aug. 9, 2016 at 6:38 PM While there was a good amount of time allotted
Various construction draws focus of meeting
The Newton Kansan / Posted 22 days ago
Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 6:38 PM While there was a good amount of time allotted for the public budget hearing on Monday's agenda for the Harvey County Commission, there were no comments made on the proposed 2.5 mill increase and the item was wrapped... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Official Primary results releasedGIRARD — The Crawford County Commissioners canvassed ballots from the August 8
Official Primary results released
The Morning Sun / Posted 22 days ago
GIRARD — The Crawford County Commissioners canvassed ballots from the August 8 primary election and released the official results Monday. While many candidates were uncontested, there was a three-way battle to be the Democratic County Register of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Shocking video shows rafts fly off waterslide where boy, 10, was ‘decapitated’Footage has emerged showing rafts taking off from the waterslide where 10-year-
Shocking video shows rafts fly off waterslide where boy, 10, was ‘decapitated’
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Footage has emerged showing rafts taking off from the waterslide where 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated Since Caleb’s death on Sunday it has been revealed that as recently as two years ago fears were raised over the safety of the ride after... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Kansas water park witness describes 'horrific scene' after boy suffers fatal injury on slide(ABC NEWS) -- A 10-year-old boy who died on a water slide in Kansas City suffer
Kansas water park witness describes 'horrific scene' after boy suffers fatal injury on slide
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
(ABC NEWS) -- A 10-year-old boy who died on a water slide in Kansas City suffered a fatal neck injury, officials said, as a witness recounted the "horrific scene" and the "panic" that erupted in the wake of the incident last Sunday. Esteban... Read more
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Roll Call
Tuesday Trivia: Congressional Campaign Editionis running this year in Florida’s 19th Congressional District. In 2014, which D
Tuesday Trivia: Congressional Campaign Edition
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
is running this year in Florida’s 19th Congressional District. In 2014, which Democrat did he run against in a different state? A) Ami Bera of California B) Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota C) Louise M. Slaugher of New York D) John Delaney of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Witnesses saw 10-old boy ‘DECAPITATED’ on world's biggest water slidein blood - said she saw Caleb's distraught brother scream at a park worker: "I
Witnesses saw 10-old boy ‘DECAPITATED’ on world's biggest water slide
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
in blood - said she saw Caleb's distraught brother scream at a park worker: "I just saw my little brother die because of one of your attractions!" Her husband Esteban Castaneda said he heard loud booms coming from the ride before he saw a... Read more
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ABC News
Witness Describes 'Horrific Scene' at Water Park After Boy DiedA 10-year-old boy who died on a water slide in Kansas City suffered a fatal nec
Witness Describes 'Horrific Scene' at Water Park After Boy Died
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
A 10-year-old boy who died on a water slide in Kansas City suffered a fatal neck injury, officials said, as a witness recounted the "horrific scene" and the "panic" that erupted in the wake of the incident last Sunday. Esteban Castaneda told ABC... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Parsons House a place in perilPerhaps the most historic home in Jefferson City, the Parsons House at 105 Jack
Parsons House a place in peril
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Perhaps the most historic home in Jefferson City, the Parsons House at 105 Jackson St., has been named to Missouri's 2016 historic "Places in Peril." The structure's age, architecture, location and former residents all lend to its importance. The... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican vot
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican voters selected him as their presidential nominee, Donald Trump was a developer. Well-known for his casinos and reality television appearances, Mr. Trump has spread his brand... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican vot
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 26 days ago
Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican voters selected him as their presidential nominee, Donald Trump was a developer. Well-known for his casinos and reality television appearances, Mr. Trump has spread his brand... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican vot
What would a Donald Trump North Fork have looked like?
The Suffolk Times / Posted 26 days ago
Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican voters selected him as their presidential nominee, Donald Trump was a developer. Well-known for his casinos and reality television appearances, Mr. Trump has spread his brand... Read more
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Raw Story
How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding — just in time for the electionIn the past two weeks, judges have ruled against voter-ID laws and other limits
How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding — just in time for the election
Raw Story / Posted 27 days ago
In the past two weeks, judges have ruled against voter-ID laws and other limits on voting in five states. As Donald Trump enmeshed himself in a bitter fight with the parents of an American Muslim military hero — and Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and... Read more
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Salon.com
Republicans are doomed: How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is implodingThis piece originally appeared on As Donald Trump enmeshed himself in a bitter
Republicans are doomed: How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
This piece originally appeared on As Donald Trump enmeshed himself in a bitter fight with the parents of an American Muslim military hero — and Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and John McCain looked to put distance between themselves and their party’s... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Political tide in Kansas runs against Republican Gov. BrownbackTone set at the ballot box by Republican primary voters in the hot-red state of
Political tide in Kansas runs against Republican Gov. Brownback
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
Tone set at the ballot box by Republican primary voters in the hot-red state of Kansas produced an August surprise, but a political storm in the fall general election could more deeply rattle the House and Senate while diminishing influence of Gov.... Read more
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The Hill
Right blames Ryan for rebel’s lossConservatives say the Speaker didn’t do enough to help Rep. Tim Huelskamp, who
Right blames Ryan for rebel’s loss
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
Conservatives say the Speaker didn’t do enough to help Rep. Tim Huelskamp, who was defeated in the Kansas primary by Roger Marshall, a Chamber of Commerce-backed obstetrician. Now some conservatives are threatening to oppose the Wisconsin Republican... Read more
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Reuters
Tea Party Republican Huelskamp loses re-election bid for U.S. HouseRep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) (C) listens to questions from reporters about House M
Tea Party Republican Huelskamp loses re-election bid for U.S. House
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) (C) listens to questions from reporters about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Republican primary election defeat in a hallway of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington June 11, 2014. WASHINGTON Representative Tim... Read more
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Raw Story
Tea Party favorite Tim Huelskamp loses Republican primary for US CongressRepublican Representative Tim Huelskamp of Kansas, a Tea Party favorite in his
Tea Party favorite Tim Huelskamp loses Republican primary for US Congress
Raw Story / Posted 28 days ago
Republican Representative Tim Huelskamp of Kansas, a Tea Party favorite in his third term in Congress, lost his bid for re-election on Tuesday, the state’s unofficial results showed. Huelskamp, who had a frequent critic of past Republican fiscal... Read more
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The Examiner
Incumbent split: Solon defeated, Kidd wins in GOP primariessplit: Solon defeated, Kidd wins in GOP primaries Posted Aug. 3, 2016 at 12:21
Incumbent split: Solon defeated, Kidd wins in GOP primaries
The Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
split: Solon defeated, Kidd wins in GOP primaries Posted Aug. 3, 2016 at 12:21 AM One local incumbent Republican state representatives was denied in her bid for a fourth term in Jefferson City on Tuesday. Other incumbents won easily.In a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
At least 11 conservatives in Kansas Legislature lose seats, including Senate Majority Leader Terry BruceA top Senate leader and at least 10 other conservative Kansas legislators lost
At least 11 conservatives in Kansas Legislature lose seats, including Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
A top Senate leader and at least 10 other conservative Kansas legislators lost their seats as moderate Republicans made Tuesday’s primary election a referendum on the state’s budget problems and education funding. Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Lewis will serve District 113 againIn Barton County, the only contested race for Kansas House of Representatives w
Lewis will serve District 113 again
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
In Barton County, the only contested race for Kansas House of Representatives was for the 113th District, which includes Southeastern Barton County and Stafford County, as well as parts of Rice and Pawnee counties. Two hours after the polls closed... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
MARSHALL WINS IN UPSETcampaign staff at a watch party Tuesday night. “I am so humbled.” He and his s
MARSHALL WINS IN UPSET
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
campaign staff at a watch party Tuesday night. “I am so humbled.” He and his supporters were gathered on the back patio of Marshall family friends Chris and Julie Spray. As Marshall spoke, there were cheers and hollers from the enthusiastic... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Physician Marshall ousts US Rep. Huelskamp in Kansas primaryMarshall hugs a supporter during a watch party Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Great
Physician Marshall ousts US Rep. Huelskamp in Kansas primary
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 29 days ago
Marshall hugs a supporter during a watch party Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Great Bend, Kan. Marshall is running for U.S. House of Representatives against incumbent Tim Huelskamp in the First Congressional District. (Travis Morisse/The Hutchinson... Read more
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