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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 09:06

These are the latest regional news headlines from the Associated Press. 

Kelsie Gonzalez (left) interviews her grandmother, Katherine Sawyer, about growing up in segregated Topeka.  Sawyer was just 10 years old when she testified in a Topeka courtroom, during an early legal challenge to school segregation.  Her testimony and the testimony of others set the stage for what would later become the consolidated case of "Brown v. Topeka Board of Education."
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 01:30

Since early February, we've been sharing stories about growing up in Topeka, in the shadow of segregation. As part of the 60th anniversary of "Brown versus the Topeka Board of Education," the Kansas Humanities Council sponsored a local StoryCorps project last year. Today, we hear ...

 

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 15:54

Lawmakers are staring down a budget deficit topping $400 million.

The Iversons at their home near Alta Vista. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 11:07

The Iversons believe state budget cuts have led to corner-cutting on a highway project near their home.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:39

A woman who killed her ex-husband and his fiancee in Topeka is now challenging her convictions and sentence.

Bill Lacy, director of the Dole Institute of Politics (L), sits next to Kansas Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, who delivered the 2015 Dole Lecture at the University of Kansas.  Jenkins represents the state's 2nd Congressional District in eastern Kansas. (Photo by KPR News Intern Jeff Carmody)
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:35

Kansas 2nd District Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins touted GOP accomplishments in Congress and the role of women in leadership positions as she delivered the Dole Lecture at the University of Kansas on Sunday.
 

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:34

Balancing state budget will be a priority when lawmakers return on Wednesday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:18

Hackers attacked the website for the North Topeka Arts District, temporarily replacing its main webpage with a message supporting terrorism.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:16

Here are the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.
 

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:00

General Motors will celebrate a global production milestone at an event in Kansas City, Kansas next month.

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