"I don't know. I drove down here." — 1st Congressional District candidate Tracey Mann, briefly taken aback by The Eagle editorial board's question of whether "man" is contributing to global warming
"No one wants to go back to the days of the dust bowl where all one had to do to experience erosion was step outside and take a deep breath." — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., concerned about the future of the conservation reserve program
"The 'first ferrets' are not terribly well trained. They are a little smelly, and they love to bite our toes." — Stacy Parkinson, Kansas' first lady, on the two pet ferrets that have joined two miniature dachshunds and a hamster in residence this summer at Cedar Crest
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