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Cold kills bees at KU museum

Posted: 02/11/2014 - A popular exhibit at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum is empty and quiet after all the bees in an observation hive were killed by cold weather.

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Bill would require fines for those who buy sex

Posted: 02/11/2014 - A Kansas assistant attorney general is urging state lawmakers to require mandatory $2,500 fines against anyone convicted of paying for sex, even if they receive diversion.

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UPDATE: Missing Kansas man found in Colorado

Updated: 02/11/2014 - A missing 66-year-old Kansas man has been found safe in Colorado following a six-county search after the man's SUV got stuck in a field over the weekend.

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UPDATE: Proposed Kansas response on gay unions debated

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Kansas House members have given first-round approval to a bill aimed at protecting people, groups and businesses that cite religious reasons for refusing to provide goods or services for gay weddings.

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Judge to decide proof-of-citizenship voting rule

Updated: 02/11/2014 - A federal judge says his decision in a lawsuit asking federal election officials to require proof-of-citizenship for voter registrations will be based on who gets to decide what is necessary to determine voter qualifications.

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Oklahoma House panel passes 'Merry Christmas Bill'

Posted: 02/10/2014 - the legislation authorizes students and school employees to greet each other with phrases used during traditional winter celebrations such as merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah and happy holidays.

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Kansas orders Derby firm to stop securities sales

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Kansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney has ordered Derby-based Proud Veterans and its chief executive officer to stop selling securities in violation of state laws.

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KDOT crews plowed 565,000 miles last week

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Kansas Department of Transportation snow crews plowed and treated 565,000 lane miles of highway during last week’s snow storm at a cost of nearly $3 million.

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NE Kansas residents feel crowded by oil producers

Posted: 02/10/2014 - An influx of oil operators in northeast Kansas to reactivate old mineral leases has some property owners feeling like they're being crowded out of their own land.

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Kansas attorney general vetted ag department's move

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Acting Kansas Agriculture Secretary Jackie McClaskey says the attorney general's office vetted her department's plans to move more than 100 employees to Manhattan from the state capital of Topeka.

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US House resolution marks Kansas constitution event

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Three Kansas lawmakers have introduced a resolution in the U.S. House marking the 155th anniversary of the rejection of a document that would have made Kansas a slave state.

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More snow complicates Monday morning travel

Updated: 02/10/2014 - Another winter storm dropped 4.2 more inches of snow on Wichita early Monday, causing complications for morning driving.

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Dentists speak out as fluoride bill nears hearing

Posted: 02/09/2014 - Oral health advocates in Kansas are pushing back against an effort to require cities that put fluoride in their water supplies to notify citizens that fluoride lowers the IQ in children.

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