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A counter campaign asks you to “decline to sign” death petition (AUDIO/VIDEO)

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You might well be asked to sign a petition to reinstate the death penalty, even as you are being urged not to sign. A petition drive underway by Nebraskans for the Death Penalty seeks enough signatures to place the death penalty on the November 2016 ballot. It is an effort to reverse the Unicameral’s decision […]

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AAA Projects a Slight Decline in Memorial Day Travel

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Topeka, KS (May 22) – AAA projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. Eighty-nine percent of travelers (31.2 million) will travel by automobile, an increase from 31.1 million last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period ...

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Rural Enterprise Zone

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A bill aimed at helping rural Kansas counties in decline is on its way to the Governor’s desk.  Approved last month by the Kansas Senate 34-5, the Kansas House of Representatives voted 102-18 last week to give its final approve to Senate Bill 198, known as the Rural Opportunity Zone Bill.  “As part of our Road Map for Kansas to ...

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