Kansas Meadowlark
Updated Wednesday, April 16, 11:50 PM
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Kansas officials set to begin drafting 50-year water plan

Obamacare lightning rod Sebelius resigns; Sebelius: Health care launch ‘terribly flawed’

Sutherland: The Kansas City Star’s Exploitation of ‘Po’ Folks’

Media Matters complains about Kansas newspapers

WichitaLiberty.TV

A Kansas newspaper editorial is terribly confused about schools and the nature of competition in markets.
KANSAS SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES / EDUCATION
Regents chairman advises university leaders to show restraint in upcoming tuition proposals

Kansas professors endorse new social media policy

VIDEO: Kansas needs real charter schools

Basehor-Linwood school district faces virtual school funding cuts with new legislation

Education funding bill on governor’s desk would mean net gain of $30,000 for Baldwin district


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KANSAS NEWS BY CITY

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KANSAS / KC TV STATIONS
KC Fox4 KCTV5 KMBC9 KSHB41 PBS
Pittsburg KOAM7
Smoky Hills Public Television
Topeka WIBW13 KansasFirstNews PBS
Wichita KSNW3 KAKE10 KWCH12 PBS
KANSAS / KC DAILY NEWSPAPERS [Blog/Forum]
Abilene Refelector-Chronicle
Arkansas City Traveler
Atchison Daily Globe
Augusta Gazette
Chanute Tribune
Clay Center Dispatch
Dodge City Globe
El Dorado Times
Fort Scott Tribune
Emporia Gazette
Garden City Telegram
Great Bend Tribune
Hays Daily News
Hutchinson News
Iola Register
Junction City Daily Union
Kansas City Star [The Buzz]
Lawrence Journal-World [Blogs]
Leavenworth Times
Liberal Southwest Daily Leader and Times
Manhattan Mercury
McPherson Sentinel
Newton Kansan
Olathe Daily News
Ottawa Herald
Parsons Sun
Pittsburg Morning Sun
Pratt Tribune
Salina Journal
Topeka Capital Journal [Interact]
Wellington Daily News
Wichita Eagle [WE Wichitopekington]
Winfield Daily Courier
Wyandotte Daily News

KANSAS WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS
Baldwin City Signal
Basehor Sentinel
Bonner Springs Chieftain
Cheney Times-Sentinel
Coffey County Republican Online
Concordia Blade-Empire
Cunningham Courier
Derby Weekly Informer
Eudora News
Ft. Leavenworth Lamp
Galena Sentinel-Times
Gardner Edge
Harvey County Independent
Hesston Record
Hillsboro Free Press
Hillsboro Star-Journal
Holton Recorder
Jeff County News
Jewell County Record
Kansas City The Call
Kiowa County Signal
Kiowa News
Lansing Current
(Larned) The Pelican Press
Linn County News
Louisburg Herald
Marion County Record
(Manhattan) Grass & Grain
Marysville Advocate
(Medicine Lodge) Gyp Hill Premiere
Miami County Republic
Minneapolis Messenger
Northwest Kansas Newspapers
(Colby, Goodland, Norton, Oberlin, ...)
Osawatomie Graphic
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin
Phillips County Review
Rawlins County Square Deal
(St. John) SJNewsOnline
St. Marys Star
Shawnee Dispatch
Stafford Courier
Taylor News (Montgomery County, Labette, Prairie) Tonganoxie Mirror
(Valley Center) Ark Valley News
(Wichita) East Wichita News

BORDER STATES MEDIA / NEW MEDIA
The Missouri Record
(Missouri) Joplin Globe
(Missouri) St. Joseph Telegraph
(Missouri) KQ2 TV St. Joe Channel

(Nebraska) McCook Daily Gazette

(Oklahoma) Red Dirt Report
KANSAS COLLEGE NEWSPAPERS
ESU Bulletin
FHSU Leader
JCCC Campus Ledger
KSU Collegian
KU Kansan
PSU Collegio
WSU Sunflower
HISTORIC KANSAS NEWSPAPERS
Selected State Archives
Kansas Memory
KANSAS GOVERNOR
Brownback signs law expanding autism coverage

KANSANS IN U.S. CONGRESS

Rep. Mike Pompeo addressed the dismal economic status that is affecting the work and life of Kansans


Rep. Yoder - IRS Commissioner Koskinen discuss billions in improper EITC payments

STATE ISSUES FROM OUTSIDE KANSAS
Rich States, Poor States for 2014 released

Walker Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Review John Doe Dark Money Probe

New Mexico judges to decide on pay raises … for themselves

Voter ID again pits Republicans against Democrats in Missouri

Mississippi fails to pass texting while driving ban

Salary of Tennessee judges going up, but no raises for state teachers

Report: 85 percent of public pensions may run out of money in 30 years

Local Governments Not Starved For Cash



KANSAS BUSINESS/LEGAL
(Dodge City) High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
KC Business Journal
(Johnson County) The Legal Record
(KC) Ingram's
KC Star Business
Topeka Independent Business Association
Wichita Eagle Business C@sual
Wichita Independent Business Coaltion
Wichita Business Journal
Wyandotte County Business News

KANSAS LOCAL TALK/NEWS RADIO
Hays KRMR Conscience of Kansas
KC KCMO710
KC KMBZ980 Darla Jaye
Lawrence KLWN1320
Salina KSAL1150
Topeka WIBW580 Raubin & Megan
Wichita KFDI
KANSAS ONLINE NEWS
Kansas Watchdog

Eudora Reporter
Hays Post
KHI News Service
Manhattan Free Press
Kansas City Kansan
Praire Village Post
Salina Post
Topeka Metro News
Voice for Liberty
KANSAS / KC BLOGS/COMMENTARY
20 Pounds of Headlines
AFP Kansas
Daily KOS Kansas
Everyday Citizen
JCCC Sunflower
JimmyCsays
Kansans for Life
Kansas Free Press
Kansas Matters (KDP)
KansasPrairie.net
NOlathe (JoCo)
Pitch Blog (KC)
Rotten Politics (WyCo)
Tony's Kansas City

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KANSAS LEGISLATURE
Kansas court system furloughs not ruled out by bill

2014 Kansas Legislature so far: What passed, what died, what remains

KANSAS BUSINESS / ECONOMY
Small businesses in limbo waiting for tax decision

Kansas wind energy faces obstacles despite gains

KANSAS CITIES and COUNTIES
Error from license plate scanner leads to police stop that startles PV-based attorney

Franchise exemptions in Roeland Park still subject to divided opinion

Sedgwick County judge faces complaints

Johnson, Wyandotte counties pledge $65,000 apiece to land GOP convention


Note: Many Kansas newspapers (especially, the Kansas City Star, the Topeka Capital-Journal, the Wichita Eagle, ...) block access to much of their content without a subscription, so there are few links to those sites here.

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