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    Schools are spending $100k on mask lawsuit for 16 kids

    The attorney representing parents of 16 students fighting for individual mask exemptions says the Blue Valley and Olathe school districts are spending $100,000 of...

    Legislature overrides Kelly’s veto of tax relief bill

    It took four years, but lawmakers yesterday overrode Governor Kelly's veto of legislation that will reverse unintended state tax increases from the 2017 federal...

    Sandbar suit leads to legislative due process victory

    The Sandbar in Lawrence yesterday dismissed a lawsuit that prompted Kansas legislators to fix the Kansas Emergency Management Act. Sandbar owner Peach Madl sued...

    CDC: maximum 28 CT for post-vaccine COVID PCR tests

    As reported by Daniel Horowitz at Blaze Media, the new CDC guidance for “COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough case investigation” – meaning people who tested positive...

    Biden’s STEP Act will tax farmers, small business owners hardest

    President Joe Biden, who is promoting an effective tax increase on many middle-class Americans to pay back the unions that helped fund his campaign,...

    College of the Ozarks sues Biden admin over gender identity

    Like a Missouri David facing the Federal Goliath, the small, Christian-oriented College of the Ozarks near Branson, Missouri, is challenging an executive order and...

    School boards ignore legislative intent on SB 40 hearings

    Mask mandates are slowly disappearing in Kansas counties. At a recent count, only five Kansas counties retain the mandates. However, many public school districts...

    Biden admin pushes critical race theory in public schools

    Federal lawmakers and the Biden administration are aiming to direct civics curriculum in public schools, and critics fear their efforts will incentivize Kansas schools...

    Some districts are considering masks for flu season

    Many parents fear some districts will require masks in the next school year, and one school superintendent says some districts may require masks for...

    Pay increases, 9% property tax hike in Manhattan

    Data from the Kansas Department of Revenue shows the City of Manhattan raised property tax by 9% last year, and some of that money...

    Pratt chamber won’t answer questions about social justice survey

    A "community survey" from the Pratt Chamber of Commerce raises a lot more questions than those in the survey. An email obtained by the Sentinel...

    Big pay hikes at KCK Board of Public Utilities

    Big utility bills paid by customers of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities helped fund some hefty pay increases for some employees...