Protesters against the death penalty gather in Terre Haute, Ind., Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Wesley Ira Purkey, convicted of a gruesome 1998 kidnapping and killing, is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening at the federal prison in Terre Haute.
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July 16, 2020 - 3:20 am
Supreme Court clears way for 2nd federal execution this week
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins, R-Kan., makes a point during a town hall meeting, in Topeka, Kan.
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July 14, 2020 - 9:32 pm
Kansas freshman GOP Rep. Watkins charged with 3 felonies
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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, left, confers with Clay Britton, her chief attorney, before a meeting with legislative leaders about an executive order she issued to require people to wear masks in public, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan
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July 04, 2020 - 7:04 pm
Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with Holocaust
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September 25, 2019 - 2:39 pm
On June 21st, Kansas will be at Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center.
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October 15, 2019 - 11:11 am
A 12-year-old student in Overland Park, Kansas, was arrested and charged with a felony for threatening because she formed a finger gun and pointed it at her friends and then herself, the Kansas City Star reports. READ MORE .
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September 23, 2019 - 3:38 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they charged a U.S. Army soldier with sharing bomb-making instructions online, and said he also discussed the possible bombing of a media organization and killing left-leaning activists. Jarrett...
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September 07, 2019 - 10:58 am
By JOHN HANNA AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Western Kansas' congressman launched a Senate campaign on Saturday, pitching himself to fellow Republicans as a pragmatic conservative who can keep the seat in GOP hands by thwarting immigration hardliner Kris Kobach's bid for the party's...
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May 29, 2019 - 8:52 am
By JULIE WRIGHT AND JOHN HANNA Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far...
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January 29, 2019 - 1:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the Kansas City Zoo had three new baby otters born, the names officials came up with were out of this world. Literally, at least when it comes to the movie world. The Kansas City Star reports the Asian small-clawed otter triplets are named Han, Luke and Leia, as in the...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:04 pm
OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie "Bambi" as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer. David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a month during his year-long jail sentence in what conservation...
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