The Kansas State Historical Museum hosted this year's Holocaust Commemoration Service Monday afternoon.
Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Lana Gordon presented a proclamation for the event.
Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg gave the keynote speech.
The event is put on every year by The Kansas Holocaust Commission and encourages people to remember the victims of the atrocity and to encourage Kansans to re-dedicate themselves to the principle of equal justice for all people.
The Kansas Attorney General is trying to connect with families who have lost loved ones to violence.
A retired Army general who is now a lobbyist says a strong ethanol industry is critical to national security because it reduces U.S. reliance on foreign oil-producing countries.
Feelings are mixed in Kansas over the inclusion of former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as one of 10 finalists for Time magazine's Person of the Year award.