The five candidates for Kansas governor faced off at a forum Tuesday night in Wichita. It was a rare opportunity for Independent Rick Kloos and Libertarian Jeff Caldwell to share a stage with the three major candidates — Republican Kris Kobach, Democrat Laura Kelly and independent Greg Orman.
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A friend of mine called me last week and said she was at an estate sale and had found something that caught her eye. She texted me a quick photo and I agreed she should buy it. She paid $200.00 for what is a signed Peter Max lithograph worth $3000.00.
My Fellow Kansans: The latest episode
Before he was governor, Sam Brownback had been state agriculture secretary, congressman, and U.S. senator. But when he captured the state’s top office in 2010 he had even bigger plans: to transform Kansas into a red-state model for the nation. That’s not the way things panned out.
The Sedgwick County Zoo could in 25 years be unrecognizable from the zoo visitors know today. A new master plan unveiled Wednesday lays out a vision for the zoo's future, including expanded exhibits, a concert venue, an aquarium and an African savanna-themed hotel and resort. The plan aims to take the zoo, now nearing its 50th birthday, to "the next level."