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  • FPA Practice Management Center Blog

    5 Steps to Manage Conflict in a Small Office

    Conflict is a natural part of any work environment, but that doesn’t mean that we enjoy dealing with it. Conflict situations are often exacerbated among small teams, where we have to deal closely with one another on a daily basis. … Continue reading

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:09:13 +0000

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    Free child ID kits to be offered in Topeka area

    Free child identification kits will be available at upcoming events in Topeka, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The attorney general’s office, in partnership with Cox Communications, will offer the kits, which allow parents to keep a child’s fingerprints, height, weight and a current photo on hand. This information can be used by law enforcement officials to more quickly locate a child if he or she goes missing.

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:28:00 Z

  • Kansas Bar Association News

    KBA Annual Meeting begins Friday

    The Kansas Bar Association will be hosting its annual meeting this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20 at the Maner Conference Center in Topeka. This year’s meeting will feature two prominent keynote speakers, as well as the annual awards ceremony honoring those distinguished members of the bar. What to expect at this year’s meeting …

     

    Erwin Chemerinsky, a prominent constitutional law scholar and dean at the University of California-Irvine School of Law, will be the keynote speaker on Friday. In addition to his two sessions, look out for a legislative update and an overview of the Daubert standard.

     

    During the annual awards presentations, the KBA honors attorneys from across the state. This year the KBA will honor Carol Green with the association’s highest honor, the Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction. In addition, awards will also be presented to Capitol Federal, Laura Ice, Emily Metzger, F. James Robinson Jr. and many more. The KBA will also honor those who have practiced for 25, 50 and 60 years.

     

    Friday night will feature two events … first, the Kansas Bar Foundation dinner, which will honor Newton attorney Thomas Adrian with the prestigious Robert K. Weary award. After the dinner, attorneys will then head over to the Topeka Performing Arts Center for the Topeka Bar Show, where attorneys and judges across the city have a chance to showcase their singing, dancing and acting talents.

     

    Saturday features the second keynote speaker of the meeting, lawyer/humorist Sean Carter of Lawpsided Seminars. Carter will be presenting two ethics seminars. Both Washburn and the University of Kansas schools of law will be hosting luncheons at this year’s meeting, in addition to a separate luncheon with a focus on Brown v. Board of Education presented by Professor William Rich of Washburn University School of Law.

     

    Attorneys may still register for the annual meeting at the registration desk, beginning Thursday afternoon, in the conference center; the cost of the meeting is $199.

     

    Media are invited to attend. Contact Beth Warrington at bwarrington@ksbar.org or (785) 234-5696 for more information.

     

     

    Note: See KBA annual meeting one sheet for a full schedule of sessions.

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:48:08 GMT

  • Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services News

    Medical Advisory Council Teleconference

    A teleconference of the Medical Advisory Council is scheduled to be conducted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:30 pm. In order to access the teleconference, you must dial (866) 620-7326, and then enter the conference code 4837599769.

    Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:34:51 +0000

  • Kansas Commerce News

    Gov. Brownback and Harry Moser to outline business opportunities, resources at reshoring conference

    Conference will unveil new state resources to help Kansas manufacturers

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:26 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Commerce Calendar

    Kansas Edge Reshoring Conference

    Event date: September 25, 2014
    Location:
    Metropolitan Complex, Room 180
    5015 E. 29th St. N.
    Wichita, KS 67220

    Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:37:59 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Commerce News Flash

    Gov. Brownback and Harry Moser to outline business opportunities, resources at reshoring conference

    Conference will unveil new state resources to help Kansas manufacturers

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:26 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Corrections News

    Corrections Secretary Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Dares Deputy Secretaries and Wardens

    Secretary Ray Roberts took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday after nominating the Kansas Department of Corrections' (KDOC) deputy secretaries, wardens and superintendents to follow his lead.

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    Kansas Receives CDC Funding To Gather Data To Help Prevent Violent Deaths

    TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) recently received $970,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to gather critical data on homicide and suicide using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) for five years.

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:31:39 -0500

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Web News Feed

    APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL HUNTS SEPT. 29

    APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL HUNTS SEPT. 29

    Sept. 18, 2014

    Hunters have until 9 a.m., Sept. 29 to apply for fall and winter special hunts

    PRATT – Outstanding hunting grounds exist throughout the state, but for the average hunter, gaining access to private land areas may be difficult. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism designed the Special Hunts Program to ensure hunters have quality outdoor experiences. Special hunts provide hunters with temporary access to lands not normally open to unrestricted hunting. Hunters interested in experiencing a special hunt for this fall or winter can apply online at ksoutdoors.com by clicking “Hunting/Special Hunts Information.” The deadline for Nov.-Jan special hunts is Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. 

    Approximately 650 hunts are currently available for the fall and winter months, and a random computer drawing will be conducted within one week of the application deadline to determine who will be awarded special hunts. Lucky hunters can draw hunts that provide access to specific areas for just a day or up to the entire season.

    During the application process, hunters will select what species they want to hunt as well as what type of hunt they prefer, be that an open hunt, a youth hunt, or a mentored hunt. Open hunts are available to all successful applicants, regardless of age or hunting experience. Youth hunts require parties to include at least one youth 18 or younger, accompanied by an adult 21 or older who will not hunt. And mentored hunts are open to both youth and novice hunters supervised by a mentor 21 or older who may also hunt.

    Hunters are reminded that special hunt permits only provide access to the properties and do not include any licenses or permits.

    For more information on the Special Hunts Program, visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting/Special Hunts Information,” or contact KDWPT public land supervisor Mike Nyhoff at (785) 628-8614 or by email at mike.nyhoff@ksoutdoors.com.

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    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:18:46 +0000

  • Kansas Development Finance Authority

    TEFRA Notice - Beginning Farmer Project #905

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:03:19 +0000

  • Kansas Soybean Press Releases

    Kansas Farmers Can Pursue Prizes for Higher Soybean Yields, Values

    September 9, 2014 – As farmers watch the soybean crop mature, they should start thinking about the annual Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. A service-club representative, FFA advisor or any individual the county Extension agent designates must witness the … Continued

    The post Kansas Farmers Can Pursue Prizes for Higher Soybean Yields, Values appeared first on Kansas Soybeans.

    Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:13:41 +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

    IASourceLink: Why You Should Know About Fair Use

    By Valyn Reinig | September 04, 2014 --- Small business owners have a lot on their plates. Between meetings, scheduling, budgets, traveling and working all week, checking to make sure there are no copyright restrictions on the images used in promotional materials, might not be on their radar. It’s just as important though, and here’s why. Copyright laws can be confusing, but they’re put in place to protect the rights of the creator. What gets tricky is that the line between the creator’s rights and public’s interest can be pretty grey. Understanding the basics of copyright laws and Fair Use can help you stay in the clear and avoid getting heavily fined for using someone else’s work.

    Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:47:05 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    New Resource Partner Added: Blue Valley CAPS

    By NetWork Kansas | September 17, 2014 --- NetWork Kansas' statewide network of resources is growing! Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) has joined us as our 504th resource partner offering business-building services to Kansas entrepreneurs.

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:28:57 Z

  • The Official Blog of the Kansas State Treasurer

    Treasurer’s Top 10: Sumner County

    This week, we highlight Sumner County! Here’s a look at the Top 10 people and businesses there with unclaimed assets. Do you know anyone below? Sandra S. Dill Stephen P. Durst Diversified Services Inc Max Hapner Everett Gardner Arnetta Carter Sheri … Continue reading

    Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:26:57 +0000

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