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  • FPA Practice Management Center Blog

    Advisers Need Better Strategies, Technology for Client Communications

    Good advisers are great relationship managers. They are the rainmakers, the go-to people and the face of the business. Probably without exception, advisers have been successful when they are able to go out and obtain and retain clients through managing … Continue reading

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:34:50 +0000

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Schmidt: Storm damage could attract illegal contractors

    MINNEAPOLIS– (September 19, 2014) –Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging residents in areas damaged by Wednesday’s storms to use caution during the cleanup and rebuilding to avoid scams by transient contractors.

    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:53:32 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

    New Deputy Warden Named for Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility

    Longtime Kansas Department of Corrections employee Timothy Easley will assume deputy warden duties on September 28.

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

    TOPEKA, Kan. - (Sept. 18, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other lake managers where appropriate, responds by informing the public of these conditions.

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:49:21 -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

    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 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

    Links to Like – September 2014

    By NetWork Kansas | September 19, 2014 --- There are so many things going on in the world of entrepreneurship that it’s impossible for us to share it all with you on our blog or in our news articles. Here are a few things we’re enjoying on the web this month.

    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:00:00 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    Nine Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During August

    By NetWork Kansas | September 18, 2014 --- During the month of August, nine businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community Partnership. Congratulations!

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:35 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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