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Statue of Jesus in a Kansas Catholic church (Photo by J. Schafer)
Tuesday, November 24th

The four Catholic bishops in Kansas are walking a fine line on the Syrian refugee crisis.  Church leaders have offered their support for the plight of Syrian refugees but at the same time, they have been reluctant to openly criticize the Catholic governor of the state, Sam Brownback, for his executive order designed to keep Syrian refugees out of the state.

The Judicial Center, which houses the Kansas Supreme Court. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Tuesday, November 24th

Attorneys for the state say it's up to lawmakers and the governor to determine school funding levels.

Tuesday, November 24th

The summons notifications are expected to be mailed next week. 

The KHI News Service is an independent news agency, largely focused on health policy issues and state government news, based in Topeka.
Tuesday, November 24th

A Topeka couple was arrested for allegedly abusing their adopted child.  A same-sex couple had also tried to adopt the child but was denied.  Now, the same sex couple is claiming discrimination in the adoption case.

Tuesday, November 24th

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

Clinton accepting the Dole Leadership Prize. (Photo from the University of Kansas)
Monday, November 23rd

Clinton spoke on the KU campus while accepting the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize.

The KHI News Service is an independent news agency, largely focused on health policy issues and state government news, based in Topeka.
Monday, November 23rd

Two Kansas lawmakers who were recently kicked-off a health committee by Speaker of the House Ray Merrick are pushing back.  They say they were removed from the committee because of their support for Medicaid expansion, but they say, their removal won't stop the debate over expanding the health insurance program for the poor.

Monday, November 23rd

Law enforcement says that social workers with DCF can be difficult to contact, and that supervisors are sometimes unreachable. 

Monday, November 23rd

Kari Bruffett's resignation will be effective December 31.

KU basketball player Cheick Diallo (Photo Credit: University of Kansas Athletics)
Monday, November 23rd

The University of Kansas is criticizing the NCAA over the way it has handled an investigation into a Malian basketball player's athletic eligibility.

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