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State news
  • KC-area manufacturers see skilled worker shortage
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A nationwide manufacturing boom has created openings for plenty of well-paying jobs, but company leaders in the Kansas City area say there aren't enough skilled workers available to fill them all....
  • Drug abuse top reason for removing kids from home
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Concern about drug and alcohol abuse by parents is the biggest reason hundreds of Kansas children are removed from their homes and placed in foster care each year, according to reports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families....
  • Device found at Wichita motel novelty item
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Wichita motel employee who was cleaning rooms found a device with wires and a pair of tubes that were made to look like sticks of dynamite, but it turned out to be a novelty item....
  • Breaks sought for proposed biotech office park
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project....
  • Democrat taps into doubts about Kansas governor
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- A Democratic legislator still unknown to some Kansas voters is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback a tough re-election race, tapping into doubts about tax-cutting that cemented the incumbent's reputation in conservative circles....
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