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Kansas Governor signs legislation banning texting while driving


May 25th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed a piece of legislation on Monday to ban texting while driving in the state.House Substitute for SB 300 prohibits a person who ... Read more...

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Kansas launches a statewide public smoking ban


March 12th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – On Friday, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed into law the Kansas Clean Indoor Air, HB 2221, which is a statewide public smoking ban, the Office of the ... Read more...

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Kansas man charged for stealing $891,000 from his mother’s trust fund


March 12th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Kansas man was charged for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his mother’s trust fund, prosecutors said Thursday.Kent Joseph Gockel, 52, of St. Mary’s, Kansas, ... Read more...

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Salina, KS man sentenced for guns and drug trafficking


March 12th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Salina, Kansas man was sentenced to 78 months of imprisonment on firearms and drug trafficking charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday.Carlos Maldonado Aguilar, 42, pleaded guilty to ... Read more...

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Kansas bans K-2 and other synthetic cannabinoids and chemicals


March 11th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – On Wednesday, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed into law the legislation HB 2411, a ban on K-2 and certain chemicals that are used to create synthetic drugs, ... Read more...

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Topeka, KS man sentenced after trying to rob a federal agent


March 10th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Kansas man was sentenced for trying to rob a federal agent, U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch said Tuesday.Antoine Cardin Williams, 29, of Topeka, Kansas, admitted that on ... Read more...

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Kansas Governor signs two new bills


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed on Monday two new bills, one related to the Beloit Juvenile Correctional Facility and the other about maintenance and certification of electronic ... Read more...

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Topeka, KS doctor guilty of unlawfully prescribing substances


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Topeka, Kansas doctor pleaded guilty to unlawfully prescribing controlled substances, prosecutors said on Monday.Physician Ethan E. Bickelhaupt, 58, issued prescription orders to individuals who were not ... Read more...

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Kansas couple charged of running a drug house near local elementary school


February 11th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A male and a female were indicted on Thursday with two counts of maintaining a residence for the purpose of storing and distributing cocaine and marijuana in ... Read more...

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Bundy to replace Martino as Kansas Press Secretary


February 6th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – Seth Bundy will become the new Communications Director and Press Secretary for the Kansas Governor’s Office, announced Gov. Mark Parkinson on Friday.Current Kansas State Press Secretary Beth ... Read more...

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Today is National Hugging Day


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today 21 January is the National Hugging Day. It is also an annual holiday, and is officially recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. ... Read more...

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Gunman at Kansas hospital surrenders in exchange for cigarettes


July 13th, 2009 - 2:37 am ICT by admin
TOPEKA, Kansas (BNO NEWS) -- An unknown gunman stormed a Topeka, Kansas hospital on Sunday afternoon but quickly surrendered, according to officials and local media reports.Emergency services responded to Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical ... Read more...

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Gunman storms Topeka, Kansas hospital


July 13th, 2009 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
TOPEKA, Kansas (BNO NEWS) -- An unknown gunman stormed a Topeka, Kansas hospital on Sunday afternoon, officials told BNO News.Multiple emergency services are at Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center after the incident began. ... Read more...

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