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    City officials not ruling out a tax increase for Wichita riverfront...

    City officials acknowledge that upwards of $1 billion in public money will be needed for the Wichita riverfront development plan, and they won't rule...

    “Giving Kids a Fighting Chance” premieres to acclaim

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says educational reform is "...the civil rights issue of our time...it's the social justice issue of our time...and it's...

    Johnson County violates state law on ‘dark store’ claims

    A September 2019 ruling from the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals (BOTA) admonished the Johnson County Appraiser’s Office for illegally hiking appraised values on...

    Kiplinger: Kansas is the 3rd worst state for retiree taxes

    Kansas is the third-worst state to retire from a tax perspective, according to Kiplinger’s, a personal finance magazine. Only Nebraska and Connecticut are worse. “While...

    McClatchy newspapers may run out of cash in 2020

    The parent company of the Kansas City Star and the Wichita Eagle may not have enough money to pay its bills come 2020. In...

    Lawmakers face call to grow government with higher tax revenue

    The group that creates budget estimates for the state of Kansas revised its tax revenue numbers last week, estimating the state will collect $525.5...

    City of Wichita prompts closing of Sedgwick County Soccer Association

    The Sedgwick County Soccer Association has closed after decades of league play in Wichita, according to a message sent to The Sentinel. The Sedgwick...

    Kansas Justice Institute scores first win for free speech in Kansas

    Kansas raw milk farmers can now advertise their products with more than just a sign on their farms, thanks to a lawsuit filed by...

    Disinformation targets Julia Lynn, other female GOP senators

    Parts 1 and 2 of this investigative series disputed the Topeka Capital-Journal's misleading conflict of interest allegations against Senator Julia Lynn (R-Olathe) and also...

    Manhattan voters reject sales tax hike

    Despite a ‘smoke and mirrors’ campaign on the other side, Manhattan voters sent a loud message to city hall on increasing taxes. On Tuesday,...

    Media carries water for faux conflict of interest claims against Republican...

    So far, not one newspaper or television station in Kansas fact-checked the Topeka Capital-Journal's conflict of interest allegations against Republican State Senator Julia Lynn,...

    Audio disputes Cap-Journal claims about Senator Lynn

    The Topeka Capital-Journal recently made conflict-of-interest allegations against Kansas Senator Julia Lynn (R-Olathe) centered largely on Lynn’s vote against a proposed audit of actions by...