Saturday, May 23, 2015
Local & State News
Candidacies for Kansas Legislature may hinge on education, religious issues

The August primary election will revive debate over job protection for teachers and religious freedom as well as focus on how lawmakers should serve their constituents.

The deadline to file as a candidate was noon Monday. Several south-central Kansas lawmakers will face primary challengers who say they are frustrated with Topeka.

Sedgwick County races

Sedgwick County Commission

District 4

South-central Kansas candidates for state House seats

Here are some of the area races for the Kansas House.

Central Wichita

Missouri state trooper struck near St. Louis

A Missouri state trooper is hospitalized after being injured during a traffic stop near St. Louis.

The Highway Patrol says 32-year-old trooper Jeremy Potocki was struck around 8:30 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 55 in south St. Louis County. A patrol spokesperson said Potocki suffered moderate injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Nate Lofton of the Harlem Globetrotters teaches kids some tricks

Harlem Globetrotter Nate Lofton visited a YMCA at 7000 Troost Ave. Tuesday and showed the kids and a few adults some of his basketball moves.

Who moves on to the championship game?

Review: With personality to spare, Hannah lives up to the hype

If you have at least one daughter between the ages of 4 and 17, and your cable TV service feeds you the Disney Channel, you probably know about Miley Cyrus.

And if your daughter (and maybe your young sons, too) watch her show, “Hannah Montana,” you understand all the hype and hubbub that preceded her show Monday at the Sprint Center on Monday.

Missouri National Guard unit leaves en route to Iraq

Members of the 205th Area Support Medical Company departed for Camp Shelby, Miss., before deploying to Iraq.

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