Kansas Dem. Sharice Davids plays up bipartisanship: ‘I think it starts with me reaching out’ By November 13, 2018 03:58 PM Congresswoman-elect Sharice Davids discusses her outreach to marginalized groups of voters, her plans to work with Kansas Republicans as the state's lone Democrat in Congress and her goals for a bipartisan health care plan. … [Read more...] about Kansas Dem. Sharice Davids plays up bipartisanship: ‘I think it starts with me reaching out’
The recipient of a racist note at Kansas State admitted this week that he wrote the note himself, according to local news reports. A black freshman at Kansas State admitted this week to posting a vile hate sign on his dorm room. In a tweet, the student argued that the hate message he received was evidence of the “blatant racism” at Kansas State. The sign used a racial slur, which was written out in capital letters.“It’s 2018 and this was posted on my apartment door. this is still happening here at @KState so if isn’t as evident as it already was everyone needs to get out and vote I refuse to let this blatant racism stop me from moving onward and upward,” the student wrote in a since-deleted tweet. The tweet, which was posted on the day of the midterm elections, received well over a 1,000 likes before it was deleted. Ultimately, the student admitted that he placed the racist sign on his own door. “Upon questioning, the person who … [Read more...] about Racial Incident at Kansas State Revealed to Be a Hoax
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Chris Solari Detroit Free Press Published 4:00 PM EST Nov 10, 2018 EAST LANSING — Rarely does a first game of the season give as much insight as Michigan State discovered Tuesday. For a half, the 10th-ranked Spartans looked light years off from No. 1 Kansas, missing shots, committing turnovers and losing out on loose balls one after another. They fell behind by double-digits. Everything changed at halftime. MSU got within three points with about 30 seconds to play but could not get closer, with Kansas holding on for a 92-87 win in the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. “There was something to take from the game,” Izzo said. "I just wish it was 1997 or 98, and then you’d feel good about coming back like that. I feel more bad about how we played at the beginning. I didn’t really enjoy the comeback.” That isn’t to say there wasn’t plenty of things to glean from it. “I’m a guy that always looks at life as the glass is … [Read more...] about Michigan State basketball: What went right, wrong vs. Kansas
John Hanna, Ap Political Writer Updated 5:26 pm PST, Friday, November 9, 2018 Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, answers questions from reporters following the release of a new, more optimistic fiscal forecast for state government, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Hensley says the rosier revenue projections give Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly more flexibility on budget issues. less Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, answers questions from reporters following the release of a new, more optimistic fiscal forecast for state government, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at the ... more Photo: John Hanna, AP Raney Gilliland, center, the director of the Kansas Legislative Research Department, confers with Chris Courtwright, left, its chief tax policy analyst, and J.G. Scott, its chief budget analyst, before the release of a new fiscal forecast for state … [Read more...] about New Kansas governor greeted with positive fiscal forecast