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Burke leads improbable Michigan rally over Kansas

Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night....


While celebrating a lottery win, two Kansas brothers blow up their home.

Lottery Winners Blew Up Their Home

Two Kansas brothers were lucky -- then, not so lucky -- and then fortunate again, after they both survived an explosion that destroyed their house. The Wichita Eagle reports that two brothers were partying together to celebrate a $75,000 winning lottery ticket, when they accidentally blew up their Wichita home. Neither of the brother's names has been reported.


Kansas demands that sperm donor pay child support

A Kansas man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple three years ago is fighting the state’s demand that he pay child support.


Kansas mulls taking Obama off ballot

Barack Obama

A GOP-controlled board in Kansas is trying to decide whether to remove President Obama from the state ballot over objections about his birth certificate. The State Objections Board -- consisting of three of the state's top Republican elected officials -- ruled Thursday it did not yet have enough information and postponed a decision until Monday.

Senh: This is just wrong. Republicans are so desperate now, they won't even put the President of the United States on the ballot.


Blindfolded, bound children found at Kan. Walmart

A suburban Chicago couple is behind bars and their five children are in protective custody after two of them were discovered blindfolded and with their limbs bound in the parking lot of a Walmart in eastern Kansas, police said Thursday....


Grandma: TSA agents forced crying 4-year-old to undergo TSA pat-down at Kan. airport after hug

The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the child was forced to undergo a pat-down after hugging her, with security agents yelling and calling the crying girl an uncooperative suspect.


Not all lottery winners get chance to be anonymous

Kansas and Maryland, where folks claimed portions of last month's Mega Millions prize, are among six states that let winners remain secret.

Senh: They should make this an option for every lottery winner in every state. It would take some of the stress out of it.


Illinois Mega Millions Winner to Come Forward

The Illinois Lottery says the final winner of the record $656 million Mega Million jackpot has come forward. Lottery officials said Monday that the single winner will be revealed Wednesday. The other two winning tickets already have been anonymously claimed in Maryland and Kansas.


Twisters kill 5 in Oklahoma; tear through Kansas, Iowa


More than 200 emergency officials descended on a small Oklahoma town Sunday to help conduct door-to-door searches -- and make sure the death toll from suspected tornadoes didn't grow.


$218M Mega Millions share claimed

Mega Millions Lottery Winner

The holder of one of three winning tickets in last week's record $656 million Mega Millions drawing has come forward to claim a share, a Kansas Lottery official said Friday.


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