Boy Says He Was Suspended for Carrying a Purse

A 13-year-old Kansas student was suspended from his junior high school this week because he reportedly refused to ditch his Vera Bradley purse. Skyler Davis is an eighth grader at Anderson County Senior-Junior School and says he has been carrying…

Arizona and Kansas Exploit Supreme Court Loophole

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court struck down an Arizona law that required voters to present proof of their United States citizenship in order to vote in local as well as federal elections. The New York Times reports that Arizona…

50,000 lbs Of Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Fears

The National Beef Packing Co. has recalled around 50,000 pounds of ground beef over fears that it may be contaminated with the dread E. Coli bacteria. The Kansas company’s products are shipped all around the country, so the recall is…

Tiller Killer Punished For Intimidating Abortion Clinic

Scott Roeder, the man convicted of killing Dr. George Tiller, has now been disciplined for intimidating those who have reopened Tiller’s abortion clinic. According to a Reuters report, Roeder has been punished with 45 days of solitary confinement for comments…

Three Bodies Found On Farm Spark Homicide Investigation

Three bodies found on a farm have sparked a massive homicide investigation in Kansas. Now police are trying to match the bodies to a missing persons report from last week. The bodies – two adult men and one woman –…

Bing Heads To Google, Kansas

Bing is at it again with another “Bing it On” challenge. Actually, it’s pretty much the same challenge, but they’re challenging people again. Bing says in a blog post, “With the newest version of the Challenge site, in addition to…

Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas

Google has just announced another expansion of their Fiber service – one that’s pretty close to “home base.” Home base being Kansas City, the location of Google’s Fiber’s first installment. The next town to be blessed with Google’s super-fast internet…

Kansas Governor Can’t Stop Facebook ‘Sarcasm Bombing’

These politicians. Some of these people really struggle to handle a public page on Facebook. Take Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. He’s vowed to sign into law the onerous “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” – a bill he freely admits…

Google Begins Fiber Internet Construction In Kansas City

After months of waiting, Google is now beginning construction of their super fast Internet service in Kansas City. Announced today on the Google Fiber Blog, Kevin Lo said that they will be taking thousands of cables and stretching them across…

Kansas Capital Adopts “Google” Name

The capital city of Kansas really, really wants Google to build it a high-speed broadband network.  Indeed, rather than stick to the standard email campaigns and Facebook groups, its efforts to catch the search giant’s attention have extended to the mayor renaming Topeka "Google."  At least temporarily.