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Kansas wildlife commission removes snake from list of threatened species

The state wildlife commission voted to remove the redbelly snake from the threatened species list at the urging of Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration over the recommendation of a panel of scientists. Kansas Wildlife Secretary Robin Jennison said the state needed to strike a balance between conservation and social and economic concerns. The snake had been blamed for driving up development costs.

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Election guide: Kansas House districts 26-121

Here are the candidates for the Kansas House in districts 26-121 in Johnson County. Kansas House District 26 Incumbent Republican Larry Campbell fces Democrat Cheron Tiffany for the Kansas House 26th District seat. Republican LARRY CAMPBELL


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The grand tradition lives on at the American Royal

From kids to business executives, the American Royal is the place to be this time of year. And at the American Royal, we all can be young at heart again. This is the 115th year of the American Royal, which started long ago with a gathering of people showing the best in cattle breeds and, soon after, horses.