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This week on KPR Presents: after one of the most divisive elections in recent history, how do we move forward? On this inauguration weekend, we sit down with Kansas voters from both sides of the aisle.

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines compiled by the Associated Press.

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer speaking at a rural health working group last month. (Photo by Andy Marso, KCUR)

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer told Congress that KanCare could be a model for other states. However, the federal government noted problems in the program this week.

The "Screamin' Dingo" is the name of this proposed aerobatic, competition-grade aircraft, designed by KU engineering students. Their design took top honors in an international aircraft design competition.

KU aerospace engineering students have, once again, won a First Place award in an international aircraft design competition. The "Screaming Dingo" aircraft design took top honors in late 2016.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project focused on agriculture and other stories affecting the rural Midwest.

Nearly 44 million Americans receive SNAP benefits (food stamps). The administrator of the SNAP program worries that cuts are on the way.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Kansas House Majority Leader Don Hineman, a moderate Republican from Dighton, says Kansas voters sent a message last year that legislators should fix the state budget mess. (photo credit: Kansas News Service file photo)

New Kansas legislative leaders and freshly-elected lawmakers are making it clear: it's time to fix the state's budget problems. 

Kansas City area residents opposed to repealing the Affordable Care Act have been lobbying and protesting at the local offices of U.S. Senators from Kansas and Missouri.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kobach says he was invited by the Trump family.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Lawmakers in the Kansas House are considering whether they should repeal a law that exempts more than 300,000 business owners from state income taxes.

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