Kansas entered into statehood on Jan. 29, 1861, as the 34th state of the United States. The country admitted the state as a free state, further angering the slave states and supporters of slavery. The land that would bec... More »

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Kansas Gas Service is the largest natural gas distribution company in Kansas as of 2015. It is based in Overland, Kansas, and it has 1,000 employees and provides clean natural gas to over 634,000 customers in 360 communi... More »

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To search for an inmate incarcerated in Kansas, visit the Kansas Department of Correction's online portal, select Offender Search, select and enter the offender search criteria, and submit your query. You can search for ... More »

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New Mexico became the 47th state in the United States on Jan. 6, 1912. Before statehood, the country purchased the land in 1853 as part of the Gadsen Purchase. At that point in history, New Mexico became a U.S. territory... More »

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Nebraska was admitted into the union as the 37th state in the United States on March 1, 1867. Prior to this date, the area was settled mainly by people seeking fortune during the California Gold rush of 1848 and during t... More »

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Minnesota was the 32nd state to join the nation; it entered statehood on May 11, 1858, and has the most northern boundary of all the continental states. Minnesota's population passed the 5 million mark in 2010 and has be... More »

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Utah joined the United States of America as the union's 45th state on Jan. 4, 1896. In 1913, the state adopted an official state flag that included both the date of statehood and 1847, the year that Brigham Young establi... More »

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