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  • FPA Practice Management Center Blog

    How to Identify the Best Niche Market for Your Planning Practice

    If you’re like many financial planners, you may be reluctant to funnel your time and money into niche marketing. After all, shouldn’t you try to reach as many potential clients as possible with your marketing efforts? Won’t you be missing … Continue reading

    Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:33:58 +0000

  • Kansas Association of Counties - News Flash

    2015 Vendor Contract

    Get ready for the 2015 KAC Annual Conference.

    Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:39:00 -0600

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Schmidt: U.S. Supreme Court will hear Kansas challenge to EPA regulation

    he U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge brought by Kansas and 20 other states against new federal regulations that would drive up costs to Kansas electricity ratepayers, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:06:52 Z

  • Kansas Bar Association News

    Former Justice Donald L. Allegrucci dies at age 78 (1936-2014)

    Former Kansas Supreme Court justice and state senator Donald L. Allegrucci died at his home in Topeka on November 8 following a battle with cancer.

     

    A 20-year member of the Supreme Court, he was known as a tough but fair jurist. His career was one of distinction and dedication to the law and to protecting the constitutional rights of all people. Prior to his service on the district court and then the Supreme Court, Allegrucci earned his experience as a prosecuting attorney and as an attorney in private practice.

     

    Allegrucci served in the Air Force Reserves from 1959-66 and after graduating Washburn University School of Law in 1963, he served as assistant county attorney for Butler County from 1963-66; served as director of the Mid-Kansas Community Action Program from 1966-68; represented Crawford and Cherokee counties in the Kansas Senate from 1976-80; served as a district court judge from 1982-86; and served in the Supreme Court from 1986-2007.

     

    Allegrucci was born in Pittsburg on September 19, 1936, to Nello and Josephine Allegrucci. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; two sons, Scott Allegrucci, of Lawrence, and Bo Allegrucci, of Lincoln, Nebraska; grandson, Nello Allegrucci, of Lawrence; and a brother, Robert Allegrucci, of Blue Ridge, Georgia.

     

    Private services will be held at a later date according to his wishes. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Earthjustice or to The Stowers Institute, c/o The Far Shore, PO Box 863, Lawrence, KS 66044.

     

    To view Justice Allegrucci's full obituary, please visit http://www.midwestcremationsociety.com/2014/11/donald-l-allegrucci/.

    Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:55:47 GMT

  • Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services News

    Medical Advisory Council Teleconference

    Just a reminder that the Medical Advisory Council teleconference is scheduled for Tuesday evening, November 11, 2014 at 5:30 pm.  The agenda and accompanying documentation is posted on the MAC’s page within the KBEMS website – http://www.ksbems.org/html%20pages/Disclaimer.html. The call in information is below: Call-in Number:                866-620-7326 Conference Code:           4837599769    

    Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:34:51 +0000

  • Kansas Commerce News

    Commerce accepting nominations for 2015 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award

    Nominations may be submitted on behalf of any Kansas business for success in international trade

    Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:06:42 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Commerce News Flash

    Commerce accepting nominations for 2015 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award

    Nominations may be submitted on behalf of any Kansas business for success in international trade

    Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:06:42 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Corrections News

    Larned Youth Enjoy a 'Total Blackout' for Halloween

    A favorite holiday for kids at any age, Halloween is no exception for youth at Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF). For a second year, LJCF's Youth Special Events Committee held a "Total Black Out" event on Halloween eve in the facility's gym.

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    World AIDS Day Dec. 1

    World AIDS Day is Dec. 1 and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) encourages Kansans to participate in any one of the events scheduled in Lawrence, Pratt, Topeka and Wichita. Event details are listed below.

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:31:24 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Web News Feed

    AVOIDING “GAMEY” FLAVOR IN BIG GAME

    AVOIDING “GAMEY” FLAVOR IN BIG GAME

    Nov. 27, 2014

    KDWPT has an easy-to-follow video to show you how

    PRATT – Eating a “gamey” piece of wild meat can be a deal-breaking experience for some. For those with sensitive palates, it can be enough to swear off wild game altogether, while for others it’s simply a less than favorable taste. The truth is, Kansas big game rarely possesses such a robust flavor when prepared properly, so if you find yourself disguising your venison in a can of cream of mushroom soup or a big pot of stew, you may want to reassess your field care practices.

    The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has a brief, easy-to-follow video on field dressing your harvest that will walk you through the process from start to finish. Visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting/Big Game Information” to view the video.

    After a shot has been placed and the deer recovered, a hunter should immediately tag the carcass and begin cooling the meat. This can be done by immediately field dressing, or gutting, the carcass. The first step in dressing the deer should be to remove the deer’s entrails. Next, prop open the ribcage and let cool air circulate throughout the body cavity. After a few minutes have passed the carcass can then be moved to the final location of processing, taking care to keep the meat clean.

    If you plan to use a commercial butcher/processer, it’s a good idea to call ahead and make sure they are open and can get your deer into the cooler. If you plan to process the meat yourself, you’ll need a cool, clean place to hang the carcass, which should be skinned as quickly as possible unless temperatures are very cool. Prompt skinning is another important step in cooling the meat when temperatures are mild. Once meat has been processed, it’s time to hit the grill.

    Since venison is very lean, adding a strip of bacon to steaks or mixing beef tallow or sausage to the burger can add great flavor to the meat. The only “trick” to cooking tasty venison, is not overcooking it as there is a fine line between just right and overcooked. Venison, as with all wild game, should be carefully cooked to medium or medium rare. Let the meat rest a few minutes after cooking while you prepare your sides. Your taste buds, and those of your friends and family, will thank you.

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    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:58:22 +0000

  • Kansas Development Finance Authority

    KDFA Projects

    These are just a few of the projects that KDFA has had a part in developing.

    Wed, 27 Apr 2011 14:36:55 +0000

  • Kansas Soybean Press Releases

    Kansas Soybean Commission to Make FY ’16 Funding Decisions

    November 20, 2014 – The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) has given first-round approval to nearly 50 research and education proposals for fiscal year 2016. At their next meeting, the commissioners will hear more about those ideas for breeding, production and … Continued

    The post Kansas Soybean Commission to Make FY ’16 Funding Decisions appeared first on Kansas Soybeans.

    Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:33:16 +0000

  • Kansas State Fair

    Bedazzle Your Brassiere at the Kansas State Fair!

    The Kansas State Fair and the Victory in the Valley have partnered to bring a brand new competitive event to the 2014 State Fair!   Kansans of all ages and gender are encouraged to decorate a bra and enter in one of the following classes: Pretty’n Pink; Most Creative; and Agriculture/Livestock themes. Entry fee will be […]

    Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:43:35 +0000

  • NetWork Kansas Blog

    SSBCI Western Regional Conference: State-Driven. State-Led. Turning Conferences on Their Head.

    By: Imagene Harris | November 21, 2014 --- A revolutionary participant-driven conference shook things up in the world of the U.S. Treasury. Imagene Harris shares how the Western Regional SSBCI Conference focused on collaboration when it comes to growing programs like NetWork Kansas' Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds.

    Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:00:00 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    News Release: AT&T Awards $9,000 to NetWork Kansas for Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

    Wichita, Kansas, November 25, 2014 --- NetWork Kansas received a $9,000 grant from AT&T Kansas through the AT&T Aspire program. This award helps fund NetWork Kansas' Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.

    Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:00:00 Z

  • The Official Blog of the Kansas State Treasurer

    Kansas Saver Tip!

    Not getting enough heat? Check your furnace filter and air vents. One of the most common causes of insufficient heat or cooled air is a plugged furnace filter. Change inexpensive woven fiberglass filters once a month or buy a better-quality … Continue reading

    Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:41:13 +0000

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