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KDOT to fill potholes on I-70 west of Topeka

KDOT to fill potholes on I-70 west of Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Department of Transportation is starting I-70 road work today to patch potholes along the highway. The roadwork will run from Tuesday to Friday of this week between mile markers 328 and 341. For the first two days, roadwork will be isolated to the eastbound lanes, and the rest of…MORE

Polka? Square Dance? ‘How about both,’ say Kansas lawmakers

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — A debate over the state’s official dance could end in a compromise. Kansans have been arguing over whether the polka or square dance should be the official state dance of Kansas. Now Senators are looking at a compromise by having two official dances. “It seemed like really that’s the only fair…MORE

Bill to reduce felony marijuana charges fails to pass

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Lawmakers on the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee previously heard testimony on a bill that would reduce felony violations for possession of marijuana charges. Under the bill, anyone convicted two or more times of personal-use possession of marijuana or THC could not be charged with more than a class A…MORE

Drug offenders could receive treatment instead of a sentence

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — Some lawmakers in the Kansas House are working to get drug offenders into treatment. A bill was passed in the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee on Monday that will allow people charged with certain felony drug offenses to enter a diversion agreement. This means they will not be convicted of…MORE

Cute Kid of the Day: Orianna

Orianna is Tuesday’s Cute Kid of the Day! Orianna is known for being “a breath of fresh air” and rocks her dresses year-round! Her parents said she loves to sing, dance, color and be creative. Click here to submit your Cute Kid of the Day.MORE

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