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General Topics

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to GENERAL TOPICS, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON GENERAL TOPICS, June through December, 2006


Morgan Chilson
TCT nears fundraising goal
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006


Benita Y. Williams
Preparing for a tornado
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Glenda Overstreet
Topeka poet left her mark
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2006


Catherine Ho
I can do it!
Wichita Eagle, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
Battle of Black Jack commemoration kicks off today
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2006


Earl Brooks
Supportive send-off
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
'You are on sacred ground here' historic battlefield reborn
Lawrence Journal World, 6/3/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Editor remains in critical condition
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/4/2006


Tim Vandenack
Fireman dies going to his wedding
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Is 6/6/06 just a date or a sum of all evil?
Wichita Eagle, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Radio Kansas tower gets OK
Hutchinson News, 6/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
County says big changes need to wait
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Benson
Surveyor's 'holy grail' is little rock up north
Lawrence Journal World, 6/9/2006


Steve Paul
The tallgrass sings with sweet sounds
Kansas City Star, 6/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2006


Eagle Staff and News Service
Study ranks Kansas in Top 10 for volunteering
Wichita Eagle, 6/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Goldstein
Art of the Kansas prairie wends way to Washington
Kansas City Star, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Elkhart residents hoping to see themselves up on silver screen
Hutchinson News, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kathy Hanks
Salt museum volunteers taking work underground
Hutchinson News, 6/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Paul Harris
A Brit gives Kansas thumbs-up [opinion]
Iola Register, 6/19/2006


The Capital-Journal
Magazine editor's condition improving
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Numbers can have broad implications
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence loses residents in newest head count
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2006


Governor asks Kansans to nominate outstanding volunteers
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kasha Stoll
Topeka's numbers slowly rising
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2006


Sarah Benson
Video of teen being beaten draws national media attention
Lawrence Journal World, 6/24/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2006


Will Manly
Grants Aid refurbishing process at fort
Hays Daily News, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dan Margolies
Chain's sale is milestone for industry, Star
Kansas City Star, 6/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Missing: Advocate for the homeless
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2006


Tim Vandenack
Crossing boundaries
Hutchinson News, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Funding problems delay Salt Museum
Hutchinson News, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Population estimates moving chairs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2006


Dave Toplikar
Runner reports seeing mountain lion along river levee
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2006


Jan Biles
Kansas riders travel same route as famed mail carriers
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2006


Tom Uhlenbrock
Grass-roots art thrives in Lucas
Wichita Eagle, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2006


Tom Uhlenbrock
Kansas as weird as you think
Wichita Eagle, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Reno Co. population grows by two people
Hutchinson News, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
SW Kansas population plummets
Hutchinson News, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Body found along river
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2006


Beccy Tanner
Newfound meteorite may be among largest
Wichita Eagle, 7/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Friend of missing advocate concerned about body find
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2006


Hal Lockard
Body identified as that of missing homeless advocate
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2006


Darlene Superville
Puush for simpler speling perzists
Lawrence Journal World, 7/7/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/9/2006

Ann Charles
Caboose not needed [editorial]
Parsons Sun, 7/10/2006


Clara Kilbourn
Cosmosphere adds to its 'Rock Collection'
Hutchinson News, 7/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
KDHE pays for Black Jack cleanup
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2006


Hal Lockard
Four arrested in slaying
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/14/2006


Amy Bickel
Rain ease drought
Hutchinson News, 7/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
Yahoo! touts beauty of Kansas prairie preserve
Lawrence Journal World, 7/15/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006


Topekan contacts police
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006


Eric Weslander
Traveler finds simple pleasures along back alleys of Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 7/16/2006


Steve Fry
Charges not filed in death
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2006


Steve Fry
Four charged in riverside death
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2006


Matt McNabb
Smithsonian reps tour Space Center
Hutchinson News,7/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
State holding young boy, girl
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Terez A. Paylor
He's a real globetrotter
Kansas City Star, 7/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2006


Alan Bjerga
How global warming may affect Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 7/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hal Lockard
Mount Calvary cemetery toppled, battered, defiled
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
All that remains
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2006


Leonard Hall
Kansas offers rich culture
Olathe Daily News, 8/3/2006


Galena mine cave-in grows to 70 feet across
Parsons Sun, 8/3/2006


Hal Lockard
Toddler left in van for hours
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/4/2006


Bill Blankenship
Inmate labor improves historic Ye Old Mill
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2006

John Hanna
Hot wheels sees need for Speed, Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2006


Beccy Tanner
Speed, Kan., expects a crowd for Hot Wheels festival Sunday
Wichita Eagle, 8/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2006


Terry Rombeck
Indelible images
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2006

John Green
Dodge, Liberal lead in population gains
Hutchinson News, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Blankenship
Back on the map
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/7/2006


Tim Hrenchir
There she blows!
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2006


Sophia Maines
KU hopes to return a dozen artifacts to tribes within months
Lawrence Journal World, 8/10/2006


Jason Gertzen
Kansas, Missouri eyed for research center
Kansas City Star, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Salt museum opening moved back once more
Hutchinson News, 8/11/2006


Tim Unruh
Salina-based arts association calls its quits
Salina Journal, 8/12/2006


Matt Stearns
Kansan's find faces celestial status loss
Kansas City Star, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
On higher ground
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2006


David Goldstein
Old West murals seen as stereotype
Kansas City Star, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
Census numbers make Kansas look pretty darn good [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/15/2006


Jan Biles
Shooting begins for newest film
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2006


Bill Blankenship
Little toy cars bring big bucks on eBay
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Mount Sunflower our mountain [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/17/2006


Lynn Jenkins
State fair a good family tradition
Hays Daily News, 8/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Icess Fernandez
Hispanics drive Wichita's population growth
Wichita Eagle, 8/20/2006


Yeh Ling-Ling
Why Kansans should oppose amnesty across the board
Hutchinson News, 8/20/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/20/2006

James Carlson
Topeka Boulevard Bridge piece by piece, history falls
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2006


Lisa Scheller
Ancient mastodone bones uncovered
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2006


Lydia Gensheimer
Butchers discover an ancient animal
Kansas City Star, 8/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Census, city disagree on population
Lawrence Journal World, 8/24/2006


Pluto demoted to 'dwarf': How will the kids take it?
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/25/2006

Steve Rock
Redefining space and a man's legacy
Kansas City Star, 8/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 8/25/2006


Sophia Maines
Decision downgrades KU alumnus' discovery
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2006


William J. Kole
Puny Pluto gets the boot; astronomers OK new definition
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/25/2006


Astronomical mistake
Hutchinson News, 8/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Denise Neil
Pluto booted Kansan's discovery demoted to 'dward' status
Wichita Eagle, 8/25/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Pluto's demotion still a hero
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/26/2006


J-W Editorials
Pluto pride [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/26/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2006

Phil Anderson
Blasts steadily putting bridge in past
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2006


Mary Clarkin
Goter signs off 'Kansas Week'
Hutchinson News, 9/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/3/2006


Bob Curtright
Public affairs editor leaves KPTS
Wichita Eagle, 9/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Snyder
Mentoring needs, solutions in Kansas
Olathe Daily News, 9/7/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Historic places saveables [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2006


Clara Kilbourn
Shining on State flower hasn't lost its luster
Hutchinson News, 9/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/10/2006


Tim Carpenter
Ike may join heady company
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2006


Eagle Staff and News Service
Kansans' longevity ranks in the middle
Wichita Eagle, 9/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Eisenhower memorial not too soon [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/14/2006


Clara Kilbourn
Governor honors longtime fair guard
Hutchinson News, 9/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Immigration seeking hope [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2006


The Capital-Journal
Dalton, former C-J editor, dies at 85
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2006
Sarah Kessinger
Kansas! goes to out-of-state publisher
Hutchinson News, 9/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Cosmosphere launches $2.4 million project for Oregon museum
Hutchinson News, 9/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Keep it hear [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 9/22/2006


Billionaire Kochs lead six Kansans on Forbes list
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/24/2006


Scott Seirer
Capitalizing on football [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Seirer
Kansas promotion outsourced [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kasha Stoll
For absurd news, the winner is
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/28/2006


Sam Hananel
Kansas areas declared historic
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/30/2006


Mark Fagan
Civil war history congress approves national heritage area in Kan., Mo.
Lawrence Journal World, 9/30/2006


Lou Ann Thomas
KANSAS! Moving to Iowa?
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2006


J-W Editorial
Efforts rewarded [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/2/2006


Kaley Lyon
Hays rolls out red carpet for 2nd group from China
Hays Daily News, 10/2/2006


Hal Lockard
Video being reviewed teen's jump from car was caught on tape
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/4/2006


Pete Goering
Correction
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/5/2006

Bob Curtright
Grants help public radio, TV stations to go digital
Wichita Eagle, 10/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/8/2006


Scott Rothschild
Shrinking population vexes rural Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 10/8/2006


Scott Rothschild
Task force working to bolster towns
Lawrence Journal World, 10/10/2006


James Carlson
Topekan avoids prison sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2006


Kevin Murphy
Does world-record meteorite await unearthing in Kansas?
Kansas City Star, 10/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Murphy
Doubts cast on meteorite
Kansas City Star, 10/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Kiowa Co. used as substitute for Mars
Hutchinson News, 10/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
How to harvest a meteorite
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Meteorite found in wheat field dig
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/17/2006


Kevin Murphy
Search for rocks turns up a rarity
Kansas City Star, 10/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Smashing discovery not the biggest meteorite ever found, but excitement can't be reigned in over latest find
Hutchinson News, 10/17/2006


Corrections
Hutchinson News, 10/18/2006


Associated Press
Meteorite find used new technology
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2006


Kasha Stoll
Questions abound to ponder
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/21/2006

Kathy Hanks
Small-town news flourishes
Hutchinson News, 10/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2006


Kevin Evans
Meteorite discovery not the first in Kansas field
Wichita Eagle, 10/26/2006


Scott Rochat
City told tourism is shopping
Emporia Gazette, 10/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Marie Bush
Zoo's 53-year-old hippo dies
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/27/2006


Lou Ann Thomas
Kansas: a state of friendliness
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2006

Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2006


Mary Clarkin
Underworld
Hutchinson News, 10/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jon Niccum
Something fishy
Lawrence Journal World, 10/29/2006


Editorial Board
Setting record straight
Hutchinson News, 11/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bryn Nelson
Online petition gives Pluto support
Lawrence Journal World, 11/2/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Stanley H. Stauffer, 1920-2006 committed to the cause
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/3/2006


Steve Fry
Newsman, philanthropist Stan Stauffer dies at 86
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/3/2006


Scott Rochat
Bond required of preservationists
Emporia Gazette, 11/4-5/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2006

60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/12/2006


Bobbi Mlynar
Flint Hills tourism is means to an end
Emporia Gazette, 11/17/2006

Amy Bickel
Grand disappointments
Hutchinson News, 11/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Something to chew on
Hutchinson News, 11/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Harris News Service
Healthy fare at the state fair?
Chanute Tribune, 11/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/19/2006


Taylor Atkins
Love for state shines through
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/24/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/26/2006


Cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 11/30/2006


Mary Clarkin
Salt museum set to open early in '07, offers tours
Hutchinson News, 12/2/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/3/2006


Joann Loviglio
Dozens of Eisenhower's letters to his brother sold
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/3/2006


Randy Scholfield
Married it's still the best family for children
Wichita Eagle, 12/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
City to see new plan for museum
Wichita Eagle, 12/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2006


Jan Landon
Kansas was Bobby's first campaign stop
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Dems call on author of books on Kansas
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
The mysterious case of missing tights
Hays Daily News, 12/10/2006


Editorial Board
Safety first
Hutchinson News, 12/13/2006


Phyllis J. Zorn
Weatherization kits available from first call
Hays Daily News, 12/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carolyn Kuhn
Interesting place
Emporia Gazette, 12/15/2006


Associated Press
Letters to the editor
Kansas City Star, 12/16/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Science standards
Chanute Tribune, 12/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Letters praise, condemn Sunflower
Salina Journal, 12/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006


Jan Biles
Piquing interest for 20 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/18/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/24/2006


Associated Press
New film features Kansas' canyons
Hutchinson News, 12/26/2006


Instead of griping, try viewing Kline as one of television's zany sitcom stars
Johnson County Sun, 12/28/2006


David Twiddy
Sales, strikes, immigration define year in business
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/29/2006


A memorable year [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 12/30/2006


Ric Anderson
They said it: Quotes of the year
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006


The rest of the best of the worst
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006


David Twiddy
Year in review: Kansas businesses
Hutchinson News, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
Fresh start in 2007
Lawrence Journal World, 12/31/2006


Big 10 issues that defined 2006
Wichita Eagle, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


2006 important people
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006


Scandals and Power shifts
Hutchinson News, 12/31/2006


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline, drought dominate Kansas' news in 2006
Hutchinson News, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


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