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General Topics

2008 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, 2008.

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, 2008


John Hanna
State taken by storm in '07
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2008


Dave Stephens
Salt museum will get funds, but source iffy
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2008
Politics and coal-fired power plants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/10/2008


Jenalea Myers
Marchers step up on path to equality
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Living like there's no tomorrow
Hays Daily News, 1/20/2008
[Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
Duke's adventure led him to Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Richard Shank
Trip Greensburg shows a town recovering
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dave Stonebull
No sympathy for illegal immigrants
Garden City Telegram, 1/24/2008


LeRoy Wilson
Crazy comments on campaigns
Garden City Telegram, 1/24/2008
Associated Press
Greensburg's city manager to sit with first lady for address
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Greensburg official to sit with first lady
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Sam Hananel
Greensburg Hewitt gets seat next to first lady
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2008
[Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
This year's 'Bleeding Kansas' series to be heavy on drama
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2008
Julie K. Buzbee
Vintage Kansas a lasting image
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Julie K. Buzbee
Great Overland Station's birthday and many more
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008
Nicolas Shump
Give me your tired, your poor?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008
Jim Morrison
Effort would help preserve Kansas history
Hays Daily News, 1/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
Eight Wonders of Kansas: And the winners are . .
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
Kansas horse won 1938 Ky. Derby
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods and Daniel McCoy
Obama to visit Kansas Tuesday
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brian Burnes
JFK emergency room in storage under Lenexa
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2008


Deb Gruver
Greensburg official a guest at Bush speech
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Corn
That's wonderful news
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Southeast board to look at energy issues
Salina Journal, 1/29/2008
[Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Tourism idea could be wonderful
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2008
Associated Press
Medical tools used to aid Kennedy in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Green and Chris Green
8 wonders of Kansas revealed pick of the prairie
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2008


Jan Biles
Contest forges interest in Kansas attractions
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008
David Klepper
Here they are: Kansas' 8 Wonders
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2008

Scott Rothschild
8 Wonders of Kansas revealed
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2008


Darren Werth
Kansas in the spotlight [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Central, western Kansas attractions selected as '8 wonders' of state
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Kansas wonders final 8 help spotlight state's rural highlights [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/30/2008

Associated Press
Underappreciated charms
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Edie Hall
Greensburg D.C. visit stokes Hewitt's desire to rebuild town
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Silver screen cowboy museum to open in Kansas to honor film stars
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008


J-W Editorials

The great eight [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008


Glenda Overstreet
House rich with history
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008
Virginia Beamer
Northwest Kansas has true wonders
Hays Daily News, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

8 wonders [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Beccy Tanner
Kansan spread anit-slavery message
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2008


Tom Bell
Local wonders await, too [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Craig Hull
The KTI: Now State Bill 501
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Fred Mann
Parks' works coming home
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Treasure now make the most of Parks collection
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Patrick Lowry
Few shadows to be seen in this week's news [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark McCormick
Lots of folks worked hard to get Parks collection [commentary]
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Wichita State to house Gordon Parks' papers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2008
Patrick Lowry
The power we have as Kansas residents
Hays Daily News, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Clara Kilbourn
Free land offers helped make Kansas 'greatest soldier state in the Union'
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Crime-fighting twin brothers served Wichita in cattle days
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hutchinson News
Kansans ought to discover state's wonders
Manhattan Mercury, 2/13/2008
Associated Press
Chinese ambassador to U.S. talks trade
Iola Register, 2/13/2008
Legislation would name road after King
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2008
The Capital-Journal
Mount Hope may sell property
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2008
Taylor Atkins
DAR honors piece of Topeka history
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2008
Dave Stephens
The magic of Kansas has dazzled departing writer
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas African-American Museum struggling to raise funds
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Beccy Tanner
County seat wars raged as pioneers moved westward
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Gordon Parks collection arrives at WSU 113 boxes for posterity
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Museum in need of focus, funding
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
WIBW is Cox's lone CBS option
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2008

Clara Kilbourn
County's studio 96 to serve as community art center
Emporia Gazette, 2/22/2008


Randy Scholfield
Regroup museum lacking focus
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods
A brilliance revealed
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Museum taps a vein of tourists
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Nikki Patrick
Fox theatre on national register
Salina Journal, 2/24/2008


Beccy Tanner
Leading playwright had roots in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Pittsburg theater added to National Register of Historic Places
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2008

Steve Fry
This old house
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sebelius directs flags to half-staff on Friday
Chanute Tribune, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
State Senate honors Topekan who's served turkey for 40 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Housing fair assist flood impacted in SEK held
Chanute Tribune, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Staff Reports
Dodge City receives historic preservation grant
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/28/2008
Louis Jacob Casebier [obit]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2008
Why is downtown dying?
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/28/2008
Tim Hrenchir
The road of destiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stan Finger
5 lessons from Greensburg
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Greensburg showed which systems work, which have gaps
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
A Kansas doctor's day ---- in Kenya
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Hutchinson salt museum hopes to break even
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2008

Proud history of sending African-Americans to Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
So far 2008 is sweet to Salt Museum
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Beccy Tanner
Youngest Rockefeller raised cattle and horses in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Radar gives researchers fodder
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Twin tornadoes
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
State fair seeks fast thumbs
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Vierthaler
Downtown Dodge City moving closer
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/3/2008
Kansans asked to nominate architectural wonders
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Pozez described as kind and humble man
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008
Cheryl Unruh
Into the wind
Emporia Gazette, 3/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Prairie Band Potawatomi nation language lives
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2008
Icess Fernandez
Parks' son peruses WSU's new treasure
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bill Blankenship
Cable guy didn't waver
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008
Michael Hooper
'We've made no progress'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
TV rerun: Week's extension
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008
Mary Rintoul
Wondering aloud about wonders
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Clara Kilbourn
Sterling businessman expands free salt museum tours
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Kansas merry-go-rounds were sent around world
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kathleen Sebelius
Celebrate achievements of Kansas women
Chanute Tribune, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Hospital detached toilet seat from women, sheriff says
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bill Blankenship
Cox, TV dispute driving us mad
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Woman hospitalized after two years on toilet
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

'Oh Mercy! BBQ Challenge' state championship
Chanute Tribune, 3/13/2008
[Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Harvey, Fricke to be honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Sheriff seeks charges in toilet case
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Roxana Hegeman
Sheriff: Charge boyfriend who left woman in bathroom
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Charges recommended in toilet case
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2008
Kathy Hanks
Family: The isolation began long ago
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
Sensational mystery
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Tractors changed the landscape of Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Susan Nickerson
Brain drain mainly on the Plains
Hays Daily News, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2008

Rob Hotakainen
Would Kansas snub McCain over tankers?
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Rob Hotakainen
John McCain ties to Airbus could cost him votes in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2008

Looking forward
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2008


Chris Green
Greensburg residents urge funds for housing
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan Kealing
Brokaw to give Dole lecture
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2008
Kansas History Online
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Tanker contract rethink rules [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2008


Jon Ruhlen
Liquor restrictions a dominant state, and Hutchinson News, topic
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tom Arnhold
Running the board on community subjects
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Racehorse inspired town name, weather vane design
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jonathan Kealing
Dole Institute director proud of campaign accomplishments
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2008
Edie Hall
Voters invest in their future, new leaders
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Yvonne Witting
Gore's global-warming hype a big cash scheme
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jane Brophy
Growing business expo on tap April 26
Chanute Tribune, 4/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
A unique historical treasure
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Charlene Scott
Artist Mary Spurgeon honored by Kansas Legislature
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/9/2008


Sam Hananel
Bush to attend Greensburg graduation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2008


Jonathan Kealing
Former anchor delivers Dole lecture Brokaw shares news, view at KU
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2008

Mary Clarkin
Attraction aims to be a wonder among wonders
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Alcala's wife, city settle suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2008
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2008
Beccy Tanner
Lincoln visited 'Bleeding Kansas'
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

Coverage lacking [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2008


Kathie Moore
Public must always ask the tough questions
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Pony Express has Kansas link
Wichita Eagle, 4/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Clara Kilbourn
One woman's dream launched Cosmosphere
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Sale of historic sites mentioned as revenue-boosting tactic
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2008
Senate resolution celebrates Interstate Fair
Chanute Tribune, 4/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Voting begins for tops in Kansas architecture
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008
Jon Ruhlen
Bursting his bubble-sort of-Humidity curbs man's aim to fit record number of folks in orb at Scout event
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Business Directory and History of Wabaunsee County
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2008
8 wonders election
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
Greensburg: Big prize for a big cleanup
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
A big hand for you!
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2008
Bobbi Mlynar
Chase County courthouse in the running for Kansas Architectural Wonder
Emporia Gazette, 4/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Jayhawks to be honored at Statehouse
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
Hutch man participates in State Department project to rebuild Iraq
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Adam Vogler
Hosting first leadership Kansas program puts Chanute on map
Chanute Tribune, 4/30/2008
[Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
Recovery, not ruin, on their minds
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2008


Center of attention [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christine Metz
Kansas earthquake threat very real
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2008
Steve Fry
Predawn fire damages 'landmark' in Oakland
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Mike Hall
Ordinary? Topeka? No way
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Randy Scholfield
Greensburg showing way for Wichita [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
John Brown's kin visits Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2008


Thomas H. Maugh II
Report: Sunflowers came first in Mexico, not US
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2008
Dennis McKinney
Attitude, partners made recovery possible [my opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/3/2008


Bill Blankenship
Who is John Brown?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2008


Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2008
Ric Anderson
Orange is the new copper
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2008
Roy Wenzl
Construction costs drive more residents from Greensburg
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Roy Wenzl and Jillian Cohan
Bush urges grads to lead lives of service
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Joe Stumpe
Tornado victims' memorial dedicated
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ben Feller
'Best days ahead' for Greensburg, Bush says
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2008
Ben Feller
Greensburg students' resilience celebrated
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2008
Beccy Tanner
Arch built to honor WWI vets
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Roy Wenzl and Jillian Cohan
A presidential send-off
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2008

Mary Clarkin
Trying to get on the map
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Beccy Tanner
Contest rates state by design
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Flaherty
Colonial Fox receives grant
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Cato receives $15,360 grant
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Recognition deserved for area grant recipients [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal

Topeka's past and future
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2008


Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2008
Beccy Tanner
Stagecoach operator founded Greensburg
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Siren policy differs widely
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2008

Capital-Journal

Topeka's past and future
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2008


Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2008
Beccy Tanner
Poet spent early years in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 5/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ric Anderson
I got a million of 'em
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2008
Taylor Atkins
Woeful Wednesdays
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Topeka's past and future: The 1970's
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2008
Did you know?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rick Montgomery
Barack Obama's mother wasn't just a girl from Kansas
Kansas City Star, 5/25/2008