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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Conservation Connection at the Topeka Zoo on Thursday will feature a Humboldt penguin from the Kansas City Zoo. The event will discuss how the Humboldt penguins of Punta San Juan…

Millions of dollars have been spent on the governor’s race in Kansas. Money has poured in from all over the country. But a new player has entered the fray — the American Civil Liberties Union.…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney says the FBI is investigating three Sedgwick County commissioners because they tried to fire County Manager Michael Scholes after he cooperated with an FBI investigation. Lawyer Austin Parker is…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence school district will survey whether students, parents and staff would support starting high school classes later in the morning. Lawrence Deputy Superintendent Anna Stubblefield said the surveys will be…

Moderate Republican Rep. Steve Becker of Buhler lost his primary in August, but he hasn’t conceded his Kansas House seat to his conservative challenger just yet. He’s mounting a write-in campaign. Two years ago, when…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City, just days before the election is not in the public’s interest because it would likely create more…

If Libertarian Party candidate Jeff Caldwell is elected governor of Kansas in November, his first day in office will be a busy one. His first act will be to pardon all nonviolent cannabis offenses, which…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas county clerk who moved the only polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City to a facility outside the city limits more than a mile from…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been charged in a crash that killed an off-duty Wichita police officer and his son. Sedgwick County sheriff’s Lt. Tim Myers said in a news release that…

Republican Scott Schwab and Democrat Brian McClendon disagree on the most basic of questions about the job they’re competing for, Kansas secretary of state. Case in point: Is it the secretary’s job to increase voter…