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The Eight Wonders of Kansas Customs Announced

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After almost six weeks of voting, the Kansas Sampler Foundation announced the 8 Wonders of Kansas Customs. In alphabetical order: Bringing musicians together: For a decade there’s been a lively jam session at the Emma Chase Cafe in Cottonwood Falls almost every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Chanting a school fight song: The University of Kansas’s (Lawrence) Rock Chalk Jayhawk ... Read More »

KHP Advises Caution While Driving, Look For Deer

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The Kansas Highway Patrol is advising all motorists to be cautious of deer activity on and around roadways this fall. Because the deer breeding season generally runs from October to December, law enforcementofficers routinely investigate a large number of deer-vehicle crashes this time of year. Last year, six people were killed in crashes involving deer, and 318 were injured. According ... Read More »

K-state reports record enrollment including largest Manhattan campus enrollment

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MANHATTAN — With residence halls filled to capacity, Kansas State University officials knew in August that enrollments would be stable for the fall semester. The 20th day enrollment figures, announced today, show record numbers of students with 23,581; students of color with 2,488 and on-campus enrollment in Manhattan of 20,206. Last year’s total enrollment was 23,520, with 2,278 students of ... Read More »

KHP Over the Limit Campaign

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It started yesterday, the Kansas Highway Patrol and many other law enforcement agencies across the state of Kansas are participating in the Kansas Department of Transportation Special Traffic Enforcement Program. The programs kicked off yesterday and will run through Labor Day, September 7th. Troopers will be enforcing Kansas’ impaired driving and other traffic laws. According to Colonel Terry Maple, Kansas ... Read More »

Texas Lawsuit Over National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

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The Governor of Texas recently quipped that his state should consider seceding from the Union. Most Kansans probably don’t care one way or another where “Big T” goes. What Kansans do care about, including Big First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran, is an attempt by the Texas Biological and Agro-Defense Consortium to derail the building of the new National Bio ... Read More »