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General Topics

2007 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, 2007.

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


Beccy Tanner
24 wonders of Kansas now, Kansans can vote to pare them to eight
Wichita Eagle, 6/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Guitar players hope to make history
Lawrence Journal World, 6/4/2007
John Green
Facts about bats in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Green
Holy catnip! Bat bites Hutch man
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Adrielle Harvey
The Topeka zoo lion births first litter
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007
Roy Wenzl
Bush visits club, fundraiser, family
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Spotlight Bush visit meant a lot
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
Icess Fernandez
Museum's dinosaur a rarer find
Wichita Eagle, 6/17/2007 [Newsbank article]
Laura Scott
Subtle allure of Kansas doesn't need glitz
Kansas City Star, 6/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hendricks
Big tale lurks behind big Brutus
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Erin Castaneda
Ham radio club strives for 1,000 contacts in 24 hours
Lawrence Journal World, 6/24/2007
Smart move
Hutchinson News, 6/24/2007
The Capital-Journal

Zoo lion cub dies after 17 days
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2007

Laura McHugh
Lawrence resident now state's poet laureate
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2007
Jonathan Kealing
Kansas rides not regulated
Kansas City Star, 7/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
Adrielle Harvey
Blast for the past
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2007
J-W Editorial

Safety measures [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2007

End of the ride [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Rare lily found by WU professor
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2007
Moderate growth [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Barbara J. Isenberg
It's a girl---she's 60 pounds and all rhino
Wichita Eagle, 7/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Man who performed architect's duties seeks payment
Hutchinson News, 7/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Dig gives look into Nicodemus' past
Hays Daily News, 7/16/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Eldon Ray making it right [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2007

Associated Press
Blasts ignite tanks at solvents plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2007
Dion Lefler
Experts: Smoke plume's fallout a risk to health
Wichita Eagle, 7/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter, Ron Sylvester and Stan Finger
Valley Center to reopen today after blaze at chemical plant
Wichita Eagle, 7/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Karen Shideler
Static ignited vapors, sparking chemical fire
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter
Solvent blaze proved tricky to extinguish
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2007 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Valley Center fire raises questions
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

Three views is regulation needed to ensure a safe ride?
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/20/2007

Mike Hall
Don't let past slip away, history buffs implore
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/20/2007
Stan Finger
Plant says it will rebuild in Valley Center
Wichita Eagle, 7/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Adrielle Harvey
Powwow--heritage in sight, sound
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/21/2007 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana and Stan Finger
Officials offer details solvent explosion
Wichita Eagle, 7/21/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
Data on area's toxic chemicals hard to find
Wichita Eagle, 7/22/2007

James Carlson
L.A. group buys KSNT-TV
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2007
Stan Finger
Plant to pay up for fire's hassles
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Carnival rides safety first [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2007

Dave Seaton
Walking the line at the farmers' market
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/26/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Agents leaving plant site
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2007

Stan Finger
Fire evacuees put in for expenses
Wichita Eagle, 7/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Barton reimbursements end today
Wichita Eagle, 7/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger and Deb Gruver
Valley Center fire cleanup on hold
Wichita Eagle, 7/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
J-W Staff and Wire Reports
AP honors online series about mining
Lawrence Journal World, 8/4/2007
James A. Fussell
Guitarists smoke the record
Kansas City Star, 8/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter
Officials: Blast's effects minor
Wichita Eagle, 8/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
Terry Rombeck
Act recounts role of Civil War women
Lawrence Journal World, 8/9/2007
Jan Biles
Council Grove a wet, faded memory
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Witnesses describe scene
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/14/2007

Phil Anderson
Fatally stricken fire captain viewed as leader, family man
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2007

Michael Hooper
Line-of-duty fire deaths is city first since 1951
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2007
Jim Sullinger
Kansas tribe is focus of inquiry
Kansas City Star, 8/15/2007
Mark Parkinson
Volunteer Kansas
Chanute Tribune, 8/22/2007

Jessica Tims
Volunteer Kansas---Get out and help someone [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

Edie Hall
Money's got a list of Kansas' best cities and we're not on it
Hutchinson News, 8/24/2007

J-W Editorial

Local 'wonder' [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2007

Jon Ruhlen
'Minority-majority' not new for SW Kansas
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2007
Carl Manning
Church builder wins round
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/6/2007
Tim Potter
Kaweah leader arrested in raid
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
Rural housing [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ron Slvester
Hearing postponed fro Kaweah leader
Wichita Eagle, 9/12/2007
Hurst Laviana and Brent D. Wistrom
Immigrants' kids grow up in dual-language world
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Groups insist illegal immigration must be stopped
Wichita Eagle, 9/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansas state fair tradition [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2007

Roxana Hegeman
State's immigrant numbers are on the rise
Hutchinson News, 9/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Chief of fake tribe, or pastor?
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Federal grant to help map mines
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2007
Ron Sylvester
Kaweahs face more charges in fraud case
Wichita Eagle, 9/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Action Wichita must move on homelessness
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

Joe Rodriguez
200 weigh in on homelessness
Wichita Eagle, 9/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Analysis: Immigration will be dealt with
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/24/2007
Steve Paul
What am I bid for this gem of a meteorite?
Kansas City Star, 9/27/2007



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