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Greater Wichita Ministerial League, assistant secretary of state clash at meeting — A group of predominately black Wichita-area pastors say an assistant Kansas secretary of state was rude and disrespectful during a presentation on voting issues at a recent meeting. But Eric Rucker likened his visit to the Greater Wichita Ministerial League meeting on July 10 to a talk show with everyone trying to talk at once.

Augusta couple charged with stealing $1.5M from assisted living company — An Augusta couple was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of stealing more than $1.5 million from assisted living centers by creating fictitious technology companies. Brent A. Shryock, 43, and his wife, Lori A. Shryock, 50, were charged with four counts of mail fraud in a case involving theft from Presbyterian Manor of Mid-America, U.S.
Jul 23, 2014

Feds charge Augusta couple for stealing $1.5M from assisted-living company.…

Brownback names appointee for state credit union regulator — Gov. Sam Brownback's office said late Wednesday it was naming a Kansas Credit Union Association official to be the state's next regulator. A news release from Brownback's office said Jerel Wright's appointment as administrator of the Kansas Department of Credit Union must be confirmed by the Kansas Senate.

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Prairie Gravel returns with new cast of characters — Prairie Gravel (Ill.) earned a following in the National Baseball Congress World Series with friendly players who came back year after year and regarded Wichita as a vacation spot. Many of the players were ex-pros, old enough to enjoy an adult beverage, which made them different from the college-age rosters predominant in the NBC.

Brownback says it again: I’m for wind energy — Gov. Sam Brownback reaffirmed his support of wind energy Wednesday and called for opponents of renewable energy standards to work out a compromise with wind energy supporters. The issue proved divisive in the last legislative session, when a repeal of the state's renewable portfolio standard, which mandates utility companies receive 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020, failed to pass in the House.
Jul 23, 2014

Gov. Brownback is right (yes, right): As he said today, wind energy is good for Kansas.…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @BryanLowry3: Brownback calls for a compromise on renewable energy standards that wind supporters can get behind… #ksleg