State

Kansas prisons face staffing shortages; pay cited

State correctional officers are being put at risk because of critical staffing shortages in state prisons, the interim director of the Kansas Association of State Employees told a legislative committee. Rebecca Proctor told about instances of inmates attacking guards at the Hutchinson and Lansing prisons.

Wichita State Shockers

No. 11 Wichita State routs Newman (VIDEO)

The Wichita State Shockers cruise past NCAA Division II opponent Newman Jets to improve to 3-0. Almost all the Shockers (3-0) looked good on Sunday as they won their 34th straight regular-season game and 27th straight non-conference home game. The Jets, playing a game that counted as an exhibition for them, never threatened either streak.

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How Barilla went from worst to first on gay rights

Not long ago, pasta-maker Barilla was just one more major company that had run afoul of the gay rights movement, a distinction it earned last year when its chairman said he would never feature a same-sex couple in an ad. If gays didn’t like it, he added, they could eat something else.

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