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  • School funding suit complicates Kansas budget fix
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Even before state courts decide whether Kansas spends enough money on its public schools, a lawsuit over education funding is complicating efforts by legislators and Gov. Sam Brownback to close the state's projected budget shortfalls....
  • Depletion of Ogallala aquifer empties streams
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- The depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer is causing western Kansas to lose many of its perennial streams, which is damaging the state's ecosystem, a water expert said....
  • Charred body of Kansas man found in Missouri
    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri authorities are investigating the death of a Kansas man whose body was found inside a burned portable restroom....
  • Salina recalls anniversary of shuttered base
    SALINA, Kan. (AP) -- It has been 50 years this month since the announcement that Schilling Air Force Base was closing rattled Salina residents....
  • Appeals court orders new sentence in double fatal
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court to resentence a former Kansas State University student who was placed on probation and house arrest after driving drunk and killing two people in a head-on collision....
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