FILE - In an Oct. 22, 2013 file photo, Eric Jensen, 37, right and Ryan Jensen, 33, brothers who owned and operated Jensen Farms, arrive at the federal courthouse in Denver with family. The brothers, who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak, are asking a federal judge for probation. A sentencing hearing has been set for Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

Farmers get probation in fatal listeria outbreak

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 have been sentenced to five years of probation and six months of home detention.…
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2014 file photo, Erick Munoz, husband of Marlise Munoz, is escorted out of court by his attorney Heather L. King, right, in Fort Worth, Texas.  Before Marlise Munoz, a pregnant brain-dead Texas woman was taken off life support over the weekend at the end of a long legal battle, her husband said he decided to name what would have been the couple's second child. Erick Munoz said Monday, Jan. 27,  he gave the 23-week-old fetus the name Nicole, the middle name of his late wife. He would not say why he chose to name the fetus. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

Texas husband named brain-dead wife’s fetus

Before a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman was taken off life support over the weekend at the end of a long legal battle, her husband said he decided to name what would have been the couple's second child.…
Tony Buckley of Vancleave, Miss., loads sand into a truck at the Jackson County Road Department barn in VanTony Buckley of Vancleave, Miss., loads sand into a truck at the Jackson County Road Department barn in Vancleave on Monday Jan. 27, 2014. cleave on Monday Jan. 27, 2014.  (AP Photo/Sun Herald, John Fitzhugh)

Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South

The mad rush began at the first sight of snow: Across the Atlanta area, schools let out early and commuters left for home after lunch, instantly creating gridlock so severe that security guards and doormen took to the streets to direct cars amid a cacophony of blaring horns.…
President Barack Obama works at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, ahead of Tuesday night's State of the Union speech. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama speech: Big new theme, some familiar content

Newly repackaged, President Barack Obama's State of the Union address will deliver familiar content along with some targeted first-time initiatives that both test and illustrate the limits of divided government in an election year.…
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Proposed Kansas response on gay marriage debated

A Kansas House committee is considering a bill aimed at protecting individuals, groups and businesses that refuse to recognize same-sex unions or provide benefits to gay couples for religious reasons.…
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Prosecutor sees uptick in drug cash seizures

A northeast Kansas prosecutor's office has quadrupled the amount of cash seized in forfeiture cases since an attorney was appointed to focus on those cases three years ago.…
In this , Friday, June 21, 2013, photo, a Help Wanted sign is displayed in the window of a restaurant at a shopping center. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Kansas unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent

A new report says the Kansas economy continued to improve at the end of 2013 as the state's unemployment rate dipped below 5 percent for the first time since 2008. …