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Roberts says the bill isn't perfect, but he supports it. 

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

Reno County Democrats have chosen the opinion editor of the Hutchinson News to complete the term of a Democratic state legislator who died of natural causes earlier this month; Shawnee County has settled a lawsuit filed after a mishap at the county jail; and Excel Industries has announced employee layoffs in Hesston. Click here to read more on these and other stories from the Associated Press. 
 

Democrats see the district, in suburban Kansas City, as a good prospect for picking up a seat in the U.S. House.

A Democrat held the seat until six years ago and in last year’s presidential election, Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump in the district by a narrow margin .

The Lawrence Public Library and Watkins Museum Celebrate the “Stars of Centron” at Liberty Hall.

The Lawrence Public Library has teamed up with the Watkins Museum of History for a special program at Liberty Hall to revisit Lawrence’s golden age of educational, industrial, and etiquette films.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Brownback is likely to sign the bill, but he has the power to veto specific items.

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

The ACLU wants some of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's confidential documents made public...a former Kansas state lawmaker formally declares his intention to seek the GOP nomination for the governor's race...and some Kansas law enforcement agencies are turning to high-tech recruitment methods.  All the details, plus the latest headlines are just a click away. 

 

Pay for teachers in rural Kansas was $17,000 dollars below the national average.

An analysis by Emporia State Teacher’s College shows teachers moving from rural to urban areas.

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

The Kansas Supreme Court has announced that it plans to hear arguments July 18 on whether the Legislature's new school funding formula complies with the state constitution. The court ruled in March that the state's $4 billion a year in education funding is inadequate under the state constitution. 

Dr. Brian Hunt sits at the computer he uses to interact with patients. (Photo: Bryan Thompson, Kansas News Service)

Advocates say telemedicine is an effective way for patients, especially those in remote rural areas, to access health care but getting insurance companies to pay for the service has been a challenge.

An inspection of Osawatomie State Hospital found problems with sanitation, infection control and fire safety. That means the hospital remains will continue to lose about $1 million per month in federal payments.

When federal inspectors visited the Osawatomie State Hospital in May, they discovered new problems and that means the state-run psychiatric hospital remains decertified and will not receive federal payments for patient care.

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