Kansas celebrates 153 years of statehood

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Gov. Sam Brownback, R- Kansas led the celebration of the newly restored capitol building in Topeka.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas celebrated 153 years as a united state on Wednesday at the newly restored state capitol building in Topeka.

The dedication ceremony began in the first-floor rotunda, where Gov. Sam Brownback, along with FOX 4 anchor John Holt, led the festivities, which also included re-enactors, historic crafts and musicians, storytellers, and cake, of course.

Leaders then opened the capitol building to tours.

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