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The Udall tornado: Kansas town remembers the day it disappeared (PHOTOS)

There aren’t many people left who crawled out of the rubble the night this small town died more than half a century ago. For those who remain, however, certain memories will never fade. “There are two Udalls,” resident Beth Evans said. “The one before the tornado and the one after.”

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How will Kobach handle his expanded power?

Since 2011 it often has seemed as if Kris Kobach really wished he were a crime-fighting attorney general rather than the record-keeping secretary of state. Not coincidentally, on Thursday the House sent a bill to the governor that will add “prosecutor” to Kobach’s duties.

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While at war, women describe fighting to belong

One of the biggest adjustments the U.S. military attempted during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars was cultural: the integration of women into an intensely male world. Yet even though women distinguished themselves as leaders and enlisted soldiers, many of them describe struggling with feeling they do not quite belong.

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Wichita pools ready for summer to arrive

When Wichita’s Park and Recreation Department officially opens nine outdoor pools across the city on Tuesday, undoubtedly the first summer visitors will be suffering from goosebumps, blue lips and chattering teeth.

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