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Kansas poetry champ shoots for national crown

April 30, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – 2017 Poetry Out Loud State Champion Khadija Ceesay from Olathe South High School is competing today in the regional semifinals of the National Poetry Out Loud Competition, with a chance to advance …

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Kansas Department of Commerce Announces Finalists for Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award

April 29, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is announcing the finalists for the Governor’s Exporter of the Year award. The winner will be announced on June 4th at an Awards Presentation Banquet.   The …

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Governor Kelly highlights importance of accurate 2020 Census, Creates Kansas Complete Count Committee, appoints co-chairs

April 23, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – This morning, through Executive Order 19-07, Governor Laura Kelly launched an initiative to make every Kansan count. She established the Kansas Complete Count Committee (CCC) to ensure that every Kansan is represented …

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New Minority/Women Business Development Workshop Aims to Help Businesses Grow

April 22, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Minority and Women Business Development Office of the Kansas Department of Commerce will host a Workshop for Minority, Woman and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Programs on May 15. Those interested in …

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The State of Kansas Joins The Skillful State Network

April 18, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Kansas has joined The Skillful State Network, a Markle Foundation initiative. Governor Laura Kelly, along with the governors of California, Connecticut, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Pennsylvania have joined the founding states …

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Webinar Highlights KCAIC Events and Grant Opportunities

April 16, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) will conduct a webinar hosted by the Kansas PRIDE program on April 18 from 12 – 1 p.m. Peter Jasso will give an overview of …

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Rolling Grant Deadlines for Eligible Applicants

April 16, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission is accepting applications in all categories for eligible applicants that have never received a KCAIC grant (applicants that have only received one grant before FY19 and …

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KANSASWORKS Mobile Workforce Center Available to Nebraska Workers Impacted by Floods

April 15, 2019

Lincoln, Ne. – The State of Kansas has donated its KANSASWORKS Mobile Workforce Center for stops in Bellevue, Fremont, Valley and Plattsmouth April 16-19. Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) unemployment insurance claims specialists and employment …

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Currier Drug of Atwood, KS

April 12, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – In the age of big, national chains and mail-order prescriptions, locally owned independent pharmacies signify a rare personal touch in a largely corporatized industry. Jim and Dawn Hampton have owned Currier Drug, …

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Kansas Department of Commerce Announces 2019 Small Business Procurement Day Event

April 12, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is excited to announce 2019 Small Business Procurement Day. A celebratory event will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.at the …

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