marriage http://kmuw.org en Wichita Conference Aims To Strengthen Marriages http://kmuw.org/post/wichita-conference-aims-strengthen-marriages <p>A conference in Wichita this weekend aims to give couples the tools to strengthen their marriages.</p><p>Statistics show about half of adults in the US are married, a record low. The numbers are even lower for African-Americans, about 31 percent.</p><p>Sherdeill<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Breathett<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, president of the Kansas African-American Healthy Marriage Initiative, says their mission is to celebrate and provide models of a healthy marriage. </span>She<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says as a whole, marriage is on the decline.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:51:57 +0000 Carla Eckels 14129 at http://kmuw.org Wichita Conference Aims To Strengthen Marriages Top Morning News 3.14.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-31413 <p><em>Bill that will change judicial selection process is on its way to the governor; Many Kansas counties lack a KanCare dental provider; Conference aims to strengthen marriages.</em></p><p></p><p><strong>Kan. Senate Debating Union Contribution Bill</strong></p><p>A bill keeping public employee unions in Kansas from deducting money from members' paychecks for political activities is advancing in the Legislature.</p><p>The Senate is scheduled to debate it Thursday, and it's expected to pass.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:20:39 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 14134 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.14.13