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  • Death penalty sought in Jewish site shootings
    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas prosecutor will seek the death penalty for a white supremacist from Missouri who is charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City....
  • Plunging oil prices rattle independent operators in Kansas
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Plunging crude prices are hitting oil producers especially hard in Kansas. That is because the oil industry in the state is dominated by small, independent operators who depend heavily on the cash flow from producing wells to pay to drill new ones....
  • KU hospital, medical school reorganizing
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The University of Kansas hospital and medical school will undergo their first major reorganization in 17 years in response to changes in health care, even though the hospital's future is threatened unless Kansas expands it Medicaid services, the Kansas Board of Regents heard....
  • Engine failure blamed for Boonville plane crash
    BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A preliminary report says engine failure caused a small plane crash in central Missouri that killed a man from Kansas....
  • State extends deadline for SE Kansas casino
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas Lottery Commission has extended the deadline for applications for managers of a planned casino in southeast Kansas to Jan. 30....
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