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Here's what's happening in our area, according to staff and AP wire reports.

Heavy rains lead to water rescues and road closures in Kansas City.  And Kansas Governor Sam Brownback may soon become Ambassador Brownback.  Those stories and more can be found in this handy news summary of Kansas headlines.

Brothers Eric (L) and Jack Sock (R) prepare for doubles match. (Photo by Greg Echlin)

Jack Sock, the top ranked American in men's tennis, finally got to play a in a professional doubles match alongside his older brother Eric.

Governor Sam Brownback speaking in his office. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Governor Sam Brownback is being nominated to serve as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.  

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran spoke at a town hall meeting with his constituents in Palco, Kansas, earlier this month. (photo credit: Kansas News Service)

Seven Senate Republicans voted against the "repeal now, replace later" bill, which would have given Congress two years to come up with a plan. 

Dicamba is a broad-spectrum herbicide that has been reported to drift following application, affecting other crops that were not meant to be treated.  

Kansas Republican Senator Jerry Moran has voted in favor of repealing the Affordable Care Act.  So, what's next?

Here's what we know so far.

Find out what's happening with this handy guide to Kansas news, featuring stories mostly from the Associated Press and hand-picked by highly-trained KPR news staffers.

Robert and Adlynn Harte ​​filed a lawsuit because they believe their Fourth Amendment rights were violated during a search of their home in 2012. 

Rocky Nichols speaking a rally at the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Health care advocates rallied against Medicaid cuts Tuesday.

Senator Jerry Moran speaking a meeting in Palco. (Photo from the Kansas News Service)

Moran voted to support debate on a repeal bill, but he still has some concerns.

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