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  Kansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kansas is bordered by Nebraska on the north; Missouri on the east; Oklahoma on the south; and Colorado on the west.
Kansas was admitted to the United States as a free state on January 29, 1861, making it the 34th state to enter the Union.
Kansas has a reputation as a progressive state with many firsts in legislative initiatives—it was the first state to institute a system of workers compensation (1910).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kansas   (5237 words)

 Kansas (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kansas is a 1970s American rock band, specializing in progressive rock with a distinctly American flavor.
Kansas' next release Drastic Measures (#41) was written mostly by the Elefante brothers, with just three tracks from Livgren, although all three have been favorites among many fans.
Kansas has continued to tour year after year, but the band has never been able to regain any mass popularity or critical notice even despite the decent sales of Somewhere to Elsewhere, an album that featured all original members of Kansas III plus Greer, with all songs written by Livgren.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kansas_(band)   (1987 words)

 Introduction to Kansas - The United States of America
The Kansas River was named by the French after the Kansas, Omaha, Kaw, Osage and Dakota Sioux Indian word "KaNze" meaning, in the Kansas language "south wind." The state name for Arkansas shares its origins with Kansas.
The Squatter State: Kansas was referred to as the "Squatter State" because of the new settlers that flocked into the new territory establishing claims to the land.
Kansas marks the 34th coin to be issued in the United States Mint’s popular 50 State Quarters® Program, and features a buffalo and sunflower motif, emblematic of the State’s history and natural beauty.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/ks_intro.htm   (1391 words)

Known as the "Sunflower State," Kansas became the 34th state in 1861.
The state's name comes from the Kansa or Kaw Indians and is a Sioux Indian term meaning "south wind people." Within Kansas's borders is the magnetic center mark for all of North America.
The geographic center of the 48 contiguous (connected) states is located in a Kansas pasture.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/ks   (95 words)

 Sun Microsystems Laboratories: Interactive Collaborative Systems: Kansas
Users can scroll their viewpoints across the large Kansas surface, causing their rectangles to overlap in order to collaborate, or can move away from others to work alone.
Kansas users can be anywhere in the physical world, although low bandwidth connections limit its effectiveness.
Kansas is written in itself - it is essentially a souped-up version of the object oriented Self programming environment, so anything can be modified arbitrarily while the system is running (including things like arithmetic for adding integers
research.sun.com /ics/kansas.html   (443 words)

 Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While we in Kansas may not be at risk from hurricanes and the risk of terrorist attack is lower here than in many areas, we still face a variety of threats we need to be prepared for.
With Kansas farmers and ranchers still dealing with the effects of the ongoing drought, Governor Kathleen Sebelius has waived restrictions that could have slowed shipments of hay into Kansas.
Governor Kathleen Sebelius and Kansas Poet Laureate Jonathan Holden are among the many authors, performers, and presenters featured at the Festival.
www.governor.ks.gov   (968 words)

 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Kansas
The geographic area of Kansas are in the ecclesiastical province of Kansas City which includes the Archdiocese of Kansas City (Kansas) and Dioceses of Dodge City, Salina and Wichita (Kansas).
In 1868, the Cathedral at Leavenworth, Kansas was consecrated.
The Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas encompasses the 21 northeastern counties of Anderson, Atchison, Brown, Coffey, Doniphan, Douglas, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Lyon, Marshall, Miami, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Shawnee, Wabaunsee and Wyandotte in Kansas.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/CatholicUS-KansascityKS.htm   (2565 words)

Kansa - Kansa, people whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock...
Kansas, state, United States - Kansas, midwestern state occupying the center of the coterminous United States.
Kansas, river, United States - Kansas or Kaw,river, 170 mi (274 km) long, formed by the junction of the Smoky Hill and Republican...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108215.html   (345 words)

 Kansas Secretary of State - Registration & Voting
Kansas elections are conducted by the counties with oversight by the Secretary of State's office.
Voter registration application (español) forms must be submitted to the county election officer where the applicant lives.
Maps of national and state districts also are available to ensure you have all the information you need about voting matters.
www.kssos.org /elections/elections_registration.html   (170 words)

 Kansas School Choice
In 1998, Kansas City became one of 40 Children's Scholarship Fund (CSF) “partner cities.”The CSF, a $100 million foundation, gave the Kansas City metropolitan area a $2.5 million, four-year challenge grant to be matched by local donations.
CEO Kansas followed the model of programs throughout the nation that operate under the umbrella organization Children First America.
The Kansas Parent Control of Education Act was introduced again in 2003, this time as S.B. Under this program, vouchers would be available to students in any grade who are eligible for the free lunch program.
www.heritage.org /Research/education/schoolchoice/kansas.cfm   (1600 words)

The Kansas Statutes are all laws enacted by the Legislature.
The text of the Kansas Statutes is provided with the permission of the Revisor of Statutes of the State of Kansas.
In those cases neither INK nor the State of Kansas shall be liable for the effect of those discrepancies.
www.kslegislature.org /legsrv-statutes/index.do   (175 words)

 Kansas (1988)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Goofs: Factual errors: Kansas license plates are issued by county, with a two-letter code representing each county.
This part of the story, evidenced by the unfolding of Generation X in years immediately following the films release, could act to the discerning viewer as a subtle outline of Gen X's reluctance to take a spotlight for fear of it's wrath.
Still, for those of other generations, "Kansas" is fun to watch, a pleasure to look at, and another good vehicle for Matt Dillon's ability to create interesting characters.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0095428   (396 words)

 Amazon.com: Kansas: Music: Kansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kansas' debut and their second album, 1975's _Song For America_, were the two main albums from Kansas' 70s output that did not receive the remastering treatment on the Epic/Legacy label.
On Kansas' self-titled debut KANSAS (1974), we are already treated to their unique blend of heartland rock, boogie, country, and symphonic rock.
The first half of the album features more of the stripped-down tracks that Kansas seemed to exhibit from time to time, while the second half seems to be dedicated to the elaborate prog-rock epics.
www.amazon.com /Kansas/dp/B0002CHK5E   (1830 words)

 Kansas State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
We are your one-stop source for new manufactured, mobile and modular homes in the state of Kansas.
On the seal a sunrise overshadows a farmer plowing a field near his log cabin, a steamboat sailing the Kansas River, a wagon train heading west and Native Americans hunting bison.
Topography: Image Hilly Osage plains in the east; central region level prairie and hills; high plains in the west.
www.50states.com /kansas.htm   (285 words)

 Kansas Judicial Branch
Search engine software is made available in part through the generous support of the Kansas Bar Foundation.
Kansas Judicial Center and the History of the KS Appellate Courts
The Kansas Judicial Branch website has been featured as the best Appellate Court Decisions website by the American Association of Law Libraries.
www.kscourts.org   (266 words)

 Kansas Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its contents are the property of the Kansas Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, USA, and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws.
While Kansas SCBWI uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the site, the Kansas region of SCBWI also makes no representations or warranties as to whether the information accessible via this website, or any website with which it is linked, is accurate, complete, or current.
Kansas SCBWI reserves the right to cancel events or to change speakers or sessions at its discretion.
www.kansas-scbwi.org   (397 words)

 Fishing / KDWP - KDWP
The largest of all Kansas frogs, this amphibian is also a favorite quarry of outdoorsmen and women, and pursuing them is a great way to beat the summer heat.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks is conducting a series of public meetings on several recommended fishing regulation changes.
PRATT -- Fisheries biologists with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are embarking on an imaginative saugeye propagation project that promises positive effects on the state walleye population, as well as other species.
www.kdwp.state.ks.us /news/fishing   (594 words)

 Kansas Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Kansas (base map) JPEG format (191K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Kansas (reference map) JPEG format (223K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Kansas (reference map) PDF format (225K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/kansas.html   (281 words)

 The Official KANSAS Website
KANSAS takes this opportunity to welcome David Ragsdale to the band and we look forward to an exciting and creative future.
Kansas, America's greatest and most successful progressive rock band, will release the two-disc (one CD/one DVD) anthology 'Works In Progress' via Compendia Music Group on May 23, 2006.
Kansas has a full tour schedule in 2006 to promote 'Works In Progress.' For the latest Kansas news, including updated tour dates, visit www.kansasband.com.
www.kansasband.com /currentnews.html   (797 words)

 CNN.com - Kansas school board redefines science - Nov 8, 2005
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) -- At the risk of re-igniting the same heated nationwide debate it sparked six years ago, the Kansas Board of Education approved new public school science standards Tuesday that cast doubt on the theory of evolution.
The vote marked the third time in six years that the Kansas board has rewritten standards with evolution as the central issue.
The Kansas board's action is part of a national debate.
www.cnn.com /2005/EDUCATION/11/08/evolution.debate.ap   (563 words)

 KANSAS discography, MP3 and reviews
Combining the musical complexities of British prog-rock with the soul and instrumentation of the American heartland, KANSAS became one of the biggest selling and most successful touring acts of the 1970s.
The Early Days: Their self-titled debut album was released in 1974, but nationwide response was slow.
Thus, the second generation of KANSAS had come to an abrupt end.
www.progarchives.com /Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=630   (512 words)

 KBOR - Adult Education
The Board is committed to assisting Kansans in extending their learning throughout life.
Adult education programs in Kansas serve adults age 16 and over who are in need of basic skills for the workforce, community participation, and family life.
Kansas Board of Regents Adult Education Policy Manual (updated 07/05)
www.kansasregents.org /adult_ed/about.html   (196 words)

 Kansas Lottery
Kansas sold one $10,000 winning ticket in South Central Kansas.
Kansas sold 2 - $10,000 winning tickets; one in Northwest Kansas and one in North Central Kansas.
The Kansas Lottery makes no express or implied warranties or representations of any kind as to the content, accuracy, completeness, reliability, or timeliness of the information contained on this web site or the web sites of any link provided herein.
www.kslottery.com   (120 words)

 Kansas Jayhawks Basketball: JayhawkSlant.com
Romero Osby is a name that most Kansas fans might not recognize, but that’s about to change.
On Thursday afternoon, the 6-foot-7, 210-pound small forward from Northeast Lauderdale High School in Meridian, Miss, is conducting an open gym workout for a number of high-major programs.
This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
kansas.rivals.com   (195 words)

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