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General Topics

2007 Session - January through May

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, January through May, 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


ARTICLES ON GENERAL TOPICS, January through May, 2007


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Resolutions a new year [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Top newsmakers voted in politics dominated 2006 headlines
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2007


Heather Hollingsworth
National Guard called in to help in western Kansas
Salina Journal, 1/1/2007

J-W Editorials
Changing times [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2007


The Capital-Journal
Top 10 news stories of 2006 the year in review
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2007


Associated Press
Thousands digging out without power
Emporia Gazette, 1/2/2007


J-W Staff Reports
National day of mourning closes some area offices
Lawrence Journal World, 1/2/2007

Scott Canon
A second storm tests will in West
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Heather Hollingsworth
Sebelius to survey damage
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ashley Nietfeld
State of disaster crews work to restore
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/3/2007


Tim Vandenack
Sebelius: This is unprecedented
Hutchinson News, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Joe Rodriguez

Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Chilly Kansans persevere
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Clara Kilbourn
Storm damage estimated in tens of millions
Hutchinson News, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Pro-soccer interests put $1.3M into campaign
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Storm's financial hit still to come
Kansas City Star, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]
Roxana Hegeman

Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2007
Amy Bickel
Storm tests electric companies' limits; workers on job 24/7
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Disaster in Western Kansas worst storm of their lives
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007


Chris Green
'Hang with the hogs' at state fair
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
'Out Katrina' winter storm devastation should not be taken lightly
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007


Sports museum ticket surcharge good way to pay for hall of fame
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Across Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kurt Caywood
Hall may need new location
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2007

Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2007

Associated Press
State fair unveils new slogan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2007


Tom Bell
Hogs? What's the appeal? [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/9/2007
The Capital-Journal
Ex-governor, business leader to be honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007
The Capital-Journal
Kansans to be honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007
Eric Swanson
Bush declares major disaster for 44 western Kansas counties
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/9/2007
Kathy Hanks
Snowstorm's place in history debated
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Kessinger
Legislation focuses on immigrants
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2007
Roy Wenzl
Inside Saddam's trial a witness to history
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Attorney rode to court in armored vehicle
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007
Chad Lawhorn
Summit seeks ways to tout heritage
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2007
Barbara Shelly

Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007
Steve Penn
King day events should unite us
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Bruce Buchanan
Neither shaken nor stirred
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
An instrument of God
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2007
Michael Hooper
Community support former Topekan lives out his dream
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007

Kurtis' Kansas sounds like a nice place to visit
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2007[Newsbank article]


60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2007


Opposing viewpoints new twist to State Fair campaign
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007
Tim Carpenter
Snack bar part of ebb and flow
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007
Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2007
Angela Deines
Ex-civic leader recounts good, bad
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007
Kathy Hanks
History not forgotten, but not recognized
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
Barbara Hollingsworth
Rover, Fluffy owe him thanks
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Sebelius: New Year's storms costliest ever
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Anthony S. Bush
Crown under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
New Year storm is state's costliest
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007

Tim Unruh
Storm took a heavy toll
Salina Journal, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]
Peggy Mooney
Celebrating Charles Curtis' birthday
Metro News, 1/19/2007
Bill Roy
Public displays of faith call to our virtues
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007
Robert W. Butler
A hate of mind
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Historic document returning home
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2007
Honoring Curtis
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2007
Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2007
Beccy Tanner
Kansas pilot one of many lost in Bermuda Triangle
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Pat Roberts
When Kansans need help, Kansans help
Junction City Daily Union, 1/23/2007
Eagle Staff
County secretary chosen to lead museum board
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kansas seeks individuals for emergency response
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/25/2007
Mike Hall
Charles Curtis home opened to celebrate birthday
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007
Tim Carpenter
International freedom fighters foreign army students visit the Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2007
Taylor Atkins
Native sons and daughters sight and sound
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2007
Beccy Tanner
'Mother of Trees' credits time in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Steve Penn
Nobel laureate from Kenya can come home to Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
A longtime voice for equality focused on 'human' relations
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2007
The Capital-Journal
Noted photographer to be honored at KU
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007

Ric Anderson
Radical, feisty, and all that rot
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007
Beccy Tanner
'Big Loser'? Not to admiring Kansans
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2007
Mark Scott
Cavalry museum has 'Hollywood' exhibit
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dave Stephens
Events honor Parks' life, works
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Taylor Atkins
Gifts for the grieving quilts offer comfort
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

Kevin Murphy
Aerial sight was meteor
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ric Anderson
Lawyer says he'll sue Bush
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007
C-J wins award
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007
Tully Corcoran
History comes home
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Know your town stay was short but meaningful
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007


Dave Stephens
Cosmosphere director hired
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2007


Know your town eleven presidents have come to call
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2007


Lawrence's Civil War past offers 'heritage area' a rich opportunity
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
World War II Frankfort boys honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2007


Mike Belt
Massachusetts Street house nominated to historic register
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2007


A 'Little' Statehouse tour
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2007

Associated Press
Kids' lit museum proposed
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Literature-based children's museum proposed
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2007


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2007
Tim Vandenack
Developers plan $10.5M renovation of historic hotel
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Clinton visit deja vu [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2007

Tim Carpenter
He brings charisma, crowds
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2007


John Hanna
Bill Clinton makes stops in Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/2/2007
Editorial Board
Joined at the hip
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Clinton celebrates Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2007
Ric Anderson
Clinton's mystique still strong
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007
Steve Kraske
Bill Clinton examines global issues as a Landon lecturer
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Former president portrays Kansas as potential leader
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007

Jan Biles
At KSU, Clinton says Americans must have global vision
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007

Chris Green
Clinton touts interdependence
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2007
Karrey Britt
Kansas curiosity marks 100th year
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2007
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor and Jerry Siebenmark
A window of success
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jerry Siebenmark and Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Charles Koch explains his business theory
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jillian Cohan
Flying high and living a second life
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Mural to honor Topekan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007

Mary Clarkin
Hutch firm has job of getting word out about salt museum
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Cities working to honor Parks
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Wichita, Fort Scott honoring legendary photographer Parks
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2007


Kansans urged to prepare for severe weather season
Chanute Tribune, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Parks used cameras as weapons
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Kansans urged to prepare for severe weather season
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007
Journal Staff
Talking back to Ext. 333 [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/9/2007
Kathleen Sebelius
Gordon Parks
Chanute Tribune, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Hutchinson officials to visit European salt mines in April
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Fires take toll on reservation
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2007
Associated Press
Arson fires take toll on Kickapoo tribe
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Morris News Service
Severe weather season is here
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/10/2007
John Hanna
Can a legislator keep a secret?
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2007


Virginia Beamer
General talks about winter storm recovery
Hays Daily News, 3/11/2007

Beccy Tanner
Santa Fe Trail record inspires a new horse race
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Julius A. Karash
KU Med, hospital are closer to accord
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
European tour
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Pete Goering
Topeka can beat Bricktown
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007

Kathleen Sebelius
Kansas women are making history
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/16/2007


Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007

Michael Hooper
The ABC's of success Koch ceo shares management philosophy in new book
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007


Bill Blankenship
Museum scores with sports exhibit
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007
Beccy Tanner
Kansas native one of few to visit South Pole
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
Opera house
Hutchinson News, 3/19/2007

Nice words for Wichita as bill advances
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


The things you hear inside Capitol walls
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007


Beccy Tanner
A museum without any walls
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jeremy Shapiro
Time will tell if all numbers add up for salt museum
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007
Mike Belt
Mining legacy a scar on Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2007
Jeremy Shapiro
Add it up
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Earth's wounds run deep mining legacy: A scar on Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2007

Ric Anderson
Hall of fame, museum overlap in celebrating state sports
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2007
Mike Belt
Town left out mining legacy: A scar on Kansas Treece, Ks.
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2007
Melissa Bridges
Paving the way
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Museum leaders tout project to honor black Kansas artists
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2007


Museum initiative historically speaking
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007


About the project
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007

Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007


Mike Hall
Really, what's in a name?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007

Jack Miles
Johnson County should tout 'wonders'
Johnson County Sun, 3/29/2007


Anthony S. Bush
Legislative honors
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Goldstein
Tuskegee Airmen receive long-overdue honor
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
March: The month that roared
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007
Jeremy Shapiro
It's a wonderful state
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
What it the sunflower state? Kansas marvels
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2007
Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2007
John Milburn
1st black West Point graduate honored
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2007
Clara Kilbourn
Other sites recently received historic register status
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007
Beccy Tanner
Wichita's Dumont devised National Baseball Congress
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
Patrick Lowry
Kansas wonders [opinion & editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hendricks
Kansas ... As wonder filled as you think
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Darren Werth
Wonders of Kansas [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 4/4/2007
Associated Press
Foundation asks residents to nominate 'Eight Wonders of Kansas'
Chanute Tribune, 4/4/2007
Beccy Tanner
Area Civil War history seen through iPod tour
Iola Register, 4/7/2007
Marc Murrell
Photographer passionate about outdoors
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007
John D. Montgomery
So many wonders, but only 8 to choose
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007

Beccy Tanner
Delivering the news for 135 years Wichita Eagle
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
History seen through iPod tour
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2007
Richard Pyle
Amelia Earhart's disappearance clues pop up after 70 years
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
Stacie Sandall
Settlers' dugouts to be focus of Nicodemus dig
Hays Daily News, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
George Diepenbrock
Local astronaut shares out-of-this-world insight
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2007
Associated Press
Archeologists to study dugouts built by Nicodemus pioneers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2007

Associated Press
Can you dig it?
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2007
The Telegram
Teams to reassess storm damage
Garden City Telegram, 4/13/2007
Roxana Hegeman
Packing plant workers prepare for raids
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Barbara Chalker
Cities to celebrate 150 years
Iola Register, 4/14/2007
60 miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2007

Fred Davis
Longtime Topeka pastor remembered with fondness
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007
Staff and Wire Reports
Help dig up history in Nicodemus
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Chief of Creek led many Indians in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Panel of ex-governors to speak at Dole Institute
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2007


Foreclosures jump, but Kansas still ranks low
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

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