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  • Bill would ban use of carbon monoxide to euthanize animals
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas House committee is considering a bill that would ban the use of carbon monoxide to euthanize animals, one of several proposed changes to the Kansas Pet Animal Act....
  • Kansas City area to get 1,001 electric car chargers
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City Power & Light plans to spend about $20 million to install 1,001 public electric car chargers in an effort to make the Kansas City region one of the most convenient areas in the country to drive an electric car....
  • 2 arrested after man found dead in Liberal
    LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) -- Two men have been arrested in the death of a man who was found lying in a street in southwest Kansas....
  • Ex-executive seeks to toss Medicaid suit extortion claims
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A former executive who sued a firm managing part of the privatized Medicaid program in Kansas asked a judge Monday to toss out counterclaims accusing her of trying to extort $3 million, calling those claims a "not so thinly-veiled campaign of retaliation."...
  • Kansas House committee working on plan to expand Medicaid
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Hospital officials gave their backing Monday to a Kansas House committee's effort to expand the state Medicaid program to capture additional dollars under the federal health care overhaul, despite opposition to the plan from Republican leaders....
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