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  • White supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootings
    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people....
  • Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man in 5 deaths
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Friday that they will seek the death penalty against a man charged with using a shotgun to kill three people and fatally beating two others in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood....
  • Kansas court says lawsuit over 2009 budget move will proceed
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas Supreme Court is allowing businesses and trade groups to go forward with a lawsuit challenging a financial maneuver used by the state in 2009 to help balance its budget....
  • Attorneys for Kansas judge, state spar over policy change
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas legislators are attacking the independence of the state's courts by imposing an administrative policy on them and attempting to tie the judiciary's entire budget to preserving it, an attorney for a judge argued Friday during a court hearing....
  • Kansas, Nebraska reach 1-year agreement on river water use
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas and Nebraska will extend an agreement for a year to allow Nebraska to pump more than its share of the Republican River while ensuring Kansas eventually gets the water it is due, according to the Republican River Compact Administration....
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