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Anti-evolution group challenging Kansas school science standards

TOPEKA, Kan. — An anti-evolution group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday to block Kansas from using new, multistate science standards in its public schools, arguing the guidelines promote atheism and violate students’ and parents’ religious freedom. The group, Citizens for ...

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Employers eager for new foreign worker program

WASHINGTON — As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as too dirty, too demanding or just plain unappealing. But employers that struggle ...

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Eye Opener: Baltimore casino could be approved July 31

The Video Lottery Terminal Location Commission — more commonly known as the slots commission — has announced that it will meet July 31. The biggest ticket item on the agenda? The award of the license for a downtown Baltimore casino, ...

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Cantaloupe outbreak from possible listeria is deadliest in a decade

WASHINGTON — Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that 72 ...

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Kansas works on abortion rules despite challenge

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas health officials moved ahead Tuesday with work designed to preserve new regulations for abortion providers despite a legal challenge in federal court that so far has blocked their enforcement. The state Department of Health and Environment ...

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