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Kansas lawmakers OK bill to void local gun rules

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators gave final approval Saturday to a bill that would nullify city and county gun restrictions and ensure that it’s legal across the state to openly carry firearms, a measure […]

04/05/2014

FILE - This undated file photo provided  by the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Hampshire shows David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office, File)

NH hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling medical technician who stole painkillers and infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison. “I don’t […]

12/02/2013

A Cessna plane, making continuous observations of carbon dioxide, flying over an Atmospheric Radiation Measurement tower used by the Energy Department near the town of Lamont, Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.)

Study: US spewing 50% more methane than EPA says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is spewing 50 percent more methane — a potent heat-trapping gas — than the federal government estimates, a new comprehensive scientific study says. Much of it is coming from […]

11/25/2013

Man found in ravine penned letters to family

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A missing Kansas man spent his final days trapped in the wreckage of his van in a rural Utah ravine — writing goodbye letters to the family he unexpectedly left […]

10/29/2013

Reser’s recalling salads, other ready-to-eat foods

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon company is recalling about 109,000 cases of refrigerated prepared salads and other ready-to-eat foods because of possible listeria contamination. The Oregonian reported Wednesday that the items were produced at […]

10/23/2013

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

States joining forces to scrub voter rolls

SEATTLE (AP) — More than half of states are now working in broad alliances to scrub voter rolls of millions of questionable registrations, identifying people registered in multiple states and tens of thousands of dead […]

10/10/2013

Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas, takes part in the swimsuit competition during the first night of the Miss America Pageant at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Edward Lea)

Miss Kansas shows tattoos at Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss Kansas Theresa Vail says she wants to break the stereotype that women with visible tattoos don’t compete in pageants. So during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America competition […]

09/11/2013

This image from video provided by KMBC-TV shows the scene of a school bus crash Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Bonner Springs, Kan. (AP Photo/Courtesy KMBC-TV)

School bus crashes in Kan., several children hurt

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — One of two buses taking Missouri sixth-graders to an annual campout overturned in northeast Kansas on Wednesday, injuring at least 20 of those onboard, including the driver. The bus, which […]

08/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

Federal plea deal in NH details hepatitis C pains

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — One man infected with hepatitis C hasn’t been able to return to work. Another won’t kiss his wife on the lips even though the blood-borne virus can’t be spread that way. […]

08/13/2013

Bret Lewis

Money for nothing

Notre Dame got blown out in the national championship game — but they went undefeated in the regular season to get there. Much of the credit going to coach Brian Kelly, who replaced Charlie Weiss. […]

05/24/2013

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