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October 22, 2014

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  • Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
  • Brownback cites Wichita murder case in last debate
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Gov. Sam Brownback assailed Democratic challenger Paul Davis Tuesday as a liberal who would appoint Kansas Supreme Court justices overly sympathetic to violent criminals, and Davis accused the Republican incumbent of trying to exploit a high-profile Wichita murder case to boost his re-election chances....
  • Military investigates scene of Kansas jet crash
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Military personnel are investigating the southeast Kansas site where an Oklahoma Air National Guard fighter jet crashed after a midair collision with another jet from the same unit during a training exercise....
  • Orman outlines college cost accountability plan
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Independent candidate for Senate Greg Orman says colleges that receive federal dollars should be barred from raising costs to students above the rate of inflation....
  • Roberts ad protests housing detainees in Kansas
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Sen. Pat Roberts is airing a television advertisement in his re-election campaign in which he vows to filibuster any federal effort to house terrorism detainees at Fort Leavenworth that are now being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
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