thekansan.com http://www.thekansan.com/article/20110107/NEWS/301079973 thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:33 +0000 Ukraine launches operation against insurgents http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429620?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429620 Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429634?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:39:56 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429634 Morning Jolt: FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429652?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:58:20 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429652 The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
The agency said the proposal sets a foundation for regulating the products, but the rules [...]]]>
Writing a new ending http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429783?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Chad Frey Newton Kansan http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429783 Jake Lane has a rap sheet — and a daily struggle as he recovers from an addiction. Neither are things he is proud of, though he isn't ashamed. They are a part of his life he owns up to.

Lane started drinking in college, and now in his 30s, knows he has lost a lot of his life to booze. He's committed crimes while drinking. But, he says, that is all in his past. A past he works at every day to distance himself from but knows he can not escape.

"I burned many [...]]]> Today in the News: Georgia governor signs 'guns everywhere bill' http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429707?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429707 Quote of note

"Roughly 500,000 Georgia citizens have a permit of this kind, which is approximately 5 percent of our population. License holders have passed background checks and are in good standing with the law. This law gives added protections to those who have played by the rules -- and who can protect themselves and others from those who don't play by the rules." - Business update: Apple increases buyback, will split stock http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429696?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429696 Foreign minister vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429719?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429719 South Korea ferry death toll hits 156 as search gets tougher http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429720?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429720 Material on Australian shore examined in Malaysia Airlines jet hunt http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429738?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:10:20 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429738 Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429744?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:01:51 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429744 In the news

People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]> News briefs http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429941?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429941 Oil painting class at Carriage Factory

A beginner’s landscape oil painting class will be taught by artist Jan Schoen on Saturday, April 26. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St.

The class will be a step-by-step paint-along with the instructor, who will focus on linear perspective, light and color. All supplies are included in the class fee of $95.

Class size is limited. Reservations can be made by [...]]]> Hesston College Earth Day celebration to focus on transportation alternatives http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429799?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429799 HESSTON  – When Hesston College physics instructor Nelson Kilmer was shopping for a new vehicle in late 2013, he had one goal in mind – to lower his environmental impact.

He achieved his goal with the Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, which is charged off of solar panels producing electricity for his house. The solar powered nature of his vehicle has meant only one fuel purchase since December 2013, an average of 99 miles per gallon of fuel over the last three months [...]]]> Business update: McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429790?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429790 Seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet stretches beyond week http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429809?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429809 Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry death toll tops 100 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429811?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429811 High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429836?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:58:09 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429836 Public transportation needs in Harvey County http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429841?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:14:25 +0000 By Jeff Guy http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429841 Newton Kansan

Newton may not strike one as a public transportation town. It's not like in the movies where someone can hail a taxi any time he or she wants. There are not depots with people waiting for a bus.

Yet for many people who do not drive, the local cab service that drives customers to points in Newton and the interurban service that transports people to places inside or outside Harvey County, is a lifeline - a system that keeps them physically connected to the outside [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429845?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:05 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429845 In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429916?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429916 News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Business update: AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429908?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429908 thekansan.com http://www.thekansan.com/article/20110107/NEWS/301079973 thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:33 +0000 thekansan.com http://www.thekansan.com/article/20110107/NEWS/301079973 thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:34 +0000