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General Topics

2009 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, 2009.

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, 2009

John Hanna
At least three Kansas events to mark Obama swearing in
Chanute Tribune, 1/2/2009 [Newsbank article]


Wish list for 2009 is long [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


Rick Dean
Buck O'Neil legacy award honored by history
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2009 [Newsbank article]


A sample of the Kansas sampler center
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/9/2009


Not in that club [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2009


Billboards hidden treasure [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
Lincoln 200 years later
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2009 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Napolitano, Sebelius celebrate with Greensburg
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/12/2009


John Milburn
Greensburg greets security chief, Sebelius
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2009 [Newsbank article]


Tim Linn
New guide takes travelers through Kansas terrain
Leavenworth Times, 3/24/2009


Associated Press
Advocates want state drinking laws enforced
Salina Journal, 4/13/2009


Kansas Chamber announces leadership class
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/16/2009 [Newsbank article]


The Emporia Gazette
'Dr. Walt' will speak in Emporia
Emporia Gazette, 4/16/2009


David Klepper
Topeka|Parkinson speech
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2009


Clifford V. Campbell
Return the favor [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Ross
Library sanity [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


Patricia L. Blair
Death penalty [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


Richard Mason
High crimes [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jill Docking
Dollars and sense [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


M.J. Cline
Protect eyes [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


The Manhattan Mercury, on state budget [what others said]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/2/2009


Lawrence-Journal World on bio-defense laboratory [what others said]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/2/2009


The Wichita Eagle, on capital punishment [what others said]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/2/2009


Doug Tressler
Integrity real index in Woodson County [letters to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 5/2-3/2009 [Newsbank article]


S. Graham Bailey
Autism insurance [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Byron L. Maduska
Cap and trade hoax [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Robert Paulsen
Accept the money [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Field school lets you dig into Kansas history
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2009


Associated Press
State sends probable flu case to CDC for testing
Manhattan Mercury, 5/3/2009


Kansans down on Obama, Sebelius [excerpts from our blog]
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Stewart skewers Kansas via Specter [excerpts from our blog]
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Can Six break Kansas' AG curse? [excerpts from our blog]
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


The Buzz
Dribbling for dollars?
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Linda Weinmaster
Autism source [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


Kirk W. Miller, Sr.
Case for Holcomb [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


James A. Marples
Buy American [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


Kansas City Star
Balancing budget [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Wind power [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


Dick and Jane Elliott
Gross injustice [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]


Paul Davis
Share sacrifice [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]


Andrea Ramsey
Atheist responds [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]


Elizabeth Nichols
Furlough legislators [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Kyle Hicks
Appreciation week [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Kathy Cook
Fund education [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Kenneth B. Lucas
Debunking CO2 talk [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


David Gittrich
Override veto [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Dennis D. Christensen
Tiller witch hunt [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Wind plant is great start [blog excerpts]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Opportunity lost on seat-belt bill [blog excerpts]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]


Things we would like to see this week [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]


Blog Excerpts
Poor timing on House GOP bonuses [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Blog Excerpts
Sebelius' party building exaggerated? [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Gary Wagher
Parkinson already shows GOP stripes
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jeanie Kimball
Visit the library [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Rick Roan
Turnout terrible [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Al Pedersen
Message missed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Fairgrounds offseason busy
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas Senate doesn't override veto of abortion bill
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2009 [Newsbank article]


Dyrk Dugan
Kansas coal plant [letters]
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2009


Alan Bavley
More swine flu
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2009


Legislature honors Hemenway for service
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2009


KHPA leader to leave position for KU Med
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2009


Tom Laing
Services cost [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2009 [Newsbank article]


John R. Atchley
Planning necessary [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roland D. Mayhew and Danny J. Peterson
Veterans thankful [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2009 [Newsbank article]


James J. Hamilton
No real compromise [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2009 [Newsbank article]


Nielsen to step down as KHPA executive director
Hays Daily News, 5/10/2009


KDOT 511 map to be tested
Hays Daily News, 5/10/2009


KDHE celebrates National Women's health week
Hays Daily News, 5/10/2009


Kaelyn Seymour
Bad behavior [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Don Shea
Making believe [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Glenda and Bruce Bower
High ground lost [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jack and Loretta Kirchhofer
Pass smoking ban [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Fred J. Miller
Global truth [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Four new H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Kansas
Manhattan Mercury, 5/11/2009


Governor says no to 2010 Senate race
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2009


Lt. Gov. pick will be made soon
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2009


State's online map to test snow info
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2009


Patrick Pritchard
Legislative bonuses [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2009


Kevin Collison
Medtronic jobs go to Texas
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2009


Joyce Morrison
KCK smoking ban too lax [letters]
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
KATS auto techs to national event
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]


Charles Simms
Coal deal done [letter]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]


Gene E. Wolfe
Bogus bonuses [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]


Ron Dean
Support rail [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2009 [Newsbank article]


Bruce Johnston
O'Neal callous [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2009 [Newsbank article]


Joyce Morrison
Smoking policy [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2009 [Newsbank article]


Historical society gets grant for repairs
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2009


Kazim Sheikh
Money wasted [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009


Rita Mahoney
Health plan needed [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009


Karen Lemon
Child of god [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009


David Hewitt
Payroll swindle [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009


Joe F. Croucher
Vanishing jobs [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Sara Wright
Lost chance [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Connie G. Fager
Stolen birthday [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Darrell Keefover
Dictators and slavery [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Marshall Barber
Guns plentiful [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Sharon Dubois
Library books [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009


Farmers plant spring crops
Junction City Daily Union, 5/19/2009


Kansas defends sign law on adult stores
Junction City Daily Union, 5/19/2009


The Ottawa Herald on Kansas museums [what others said]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/20/2009


The Hutchinson News on communications for prisoners [what others said]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/20/2009


Linda Lucero
Call the law [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2009


Theresa Smith-Lawton
Cancer relay [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2009


Scott Rosene
Light a candle [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2009


Elvera Johnson
Health insurance [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2009


Marty Lustig
The right steps [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2009


Thomas Jardine
Go vegan [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2009


William D. Strinden
Flawed models [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2009


Andy Hyland
Search for chancellor nearing the end
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2009


Bill on cockfighting signed by governor
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2009


Kansas exports hit $12.5B, setting record
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2009


Jim Allan
Radio silence [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2009


Denise Stevens
Protect children [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2009


Jerry Moran
Small business [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2009


April non-farm job losses put at 36,500 statewide
Manhattan Mercury, 5/24/2009


Parkinson vetoes limits on annexation powers
Manhattan Mercury, 5/24/2009


Stimulus funds coming for $23 million in housing
Manhattan Mercury, 5/24/2009


Overseas e-mail voting measure is vetoed
Manhattan Mercury, 5/24/2009


Deborah Morgan
Dangerous credit [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2009


Chris Huntsman
Union losses [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2009


Anne Tempel
Climate change [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2009


Jim Bertram
Trees not equal [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2009


Doug Mchatton
Government cars [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2009


Tom Greene
Cause to wonder [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2009


Tony Webster
Dangerous dangers [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2009


Sarah Longwell
Checkpoints flawed [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2009


Diane Loebel
Our local government [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2009


Carol Grieb
Health a priority [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2009


Claude Lee
Torture an insult [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2009


The Capital-Journal
Regents focus on chancellor search
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Tim Carpenter
Car title scam ends in penalty
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


The Capital-Journal
Budget cuts affecting four historic sites
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Sharon Lee
Insurance lacking [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Michael Byington
Secure prison [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Wendy Smith
Language matters [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Derrick Sontag
Public safety first [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009


Barbara Bohm
Tolerance helps [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2009


Anton F. Ahrens
Roundabout Topeka [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2009


Kim Morse Cordova
More roundabouts [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2009


A. J. Hughes
Good policy [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2009


Times Brief
Leavenworth Times, 5/30/2009


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