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5:00 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Richard Crowson: The Battle Within

Every time the Fourth of July rolls around I find myself engaged in a personal War of Independence.

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Child Support Enforcement
5:49 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Brownback Donor Gets Child Support Contract

A Mississippi company run by one of Gov. Sam Brownback's donors has been awarded one of the four contracts to privatize Kansas child support enforcement.

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Commentary
12:50 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Your Move: Animal Crossing New Leaf

Samuel McConnell KMUW

Most video games that I play have a very defined beginning, middle and end. I tend to think of the experience like I would a movie.

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Environment
6:26 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Kansas Company Ordered To Pay Penalty For Pollution

Ash Grove Cement Company has agreed to pay a penalty and invest $30 million in new pollution control technology at its nine manufacturing plants, one of which is in Chanute, Kan. The settlement stems from charges that Ash Grove violated the Clean Air Act.

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Board of Regents
6:14 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Regents Approve Tuition Hikes But Still Focused On Undoing Funding Cuts

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved tuition increases at public universities that will have some students paying nearly 9 percent more this fall.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Movie Review: Before Midnight

Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke continue their long talk in 'Before Midnight.'
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In 1995, in Before Sunrise, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy met in Vienna and parted under the romantic idea that if they were intended for each other, they would meet again.

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Commentary
2:00 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Movie Review: Man Of Steel

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What's the point of reviewing Man of Steel beyond saying it is, one, typical of the comic book genre; and, two, disappointing in all aspects except special effects?

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Education
8:35 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Kansas Schools Choosing To Arm Employees Could Lose Insurance

EMC Insurance Companies says it won't provide coverage for public school districts that allow armed employees.

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Education
6:22 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Will A College Education In Kansas Cost More This Fall?

Some public university students in Kansas could see their tuition jump by almost 9 percent this fall.

The state board of regents expect to vote Wednesday afternoon on new tuition rates proposed by the universities.

The tuition hike would partially offset state funding cuts legislators made this year, while allowing for faculty salary increases.

The changes would raise an additional $34 million dollars over the next fiscal year.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Indie Film Guide: The Art of Mixology

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Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

Coming up: A few movies geared toward very specific tastes.

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