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Kansas's 3rd Congressional District is highlighted on this map of the region (via

National Democrats have put the Kansas 3rd District on a list of vulnerable Congressional races in 2018.

The Obama administration had initially denied the state’s request for an extension, saying the program lacked sufficient oversight.

Bayer A-G has sold part of its agribusiness to BASF as part of an effort to win regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Monsanto.

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

Topeka police are investigating an unusually high number of homicides. There have been more than 25 so far this year. That's a marked increase from 2014 when there were seven. 

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The deadline to update voter registrations is Tuesday.

Going into Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs were the only unbeaten team in the NFL. (Photo: Greg Echlin)

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended KC’s winning streak beating the Chiefs, 19-13 on Sunday. 

This week on KPR Presents: we mark the 30th anniversary of "The Princess Bride" with Cary Elwes, best known for his role as the Dread Pirate Roberts/Westley.  We'll also speak with Romalyn Tilghman, whose debut novel pays tribute to Kansas libraries and the women who made them possible. 

Here's a summary of Kansas news from the Associated Press.

The Border War is back on...sort of.  The University of Kansas men's basketball team will play Missouri on October 22nd at Kansas City's Sprint Center.  If sold out, the charity game could raise about $1 million for hurricane relief efforts. 

The Environmental Protection Agency has set new restrictions on the weed killer dicamba.  (Kristofor Husted / Harvest Public Media)

The EPA has announced new regulations for the weed killer dicamba, which has been blamed for damage to millions of acres of crops.

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