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The Kansas Legislature's anticipated new school funding formula hasn't been finalized, and that means schools can't make definitive plans on hiring, spending or cutting just yet. 

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Antipsychotic medications are often used to treat mental illness, but they're not approved for the treatment of dementia. 

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

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project specializing in agricultural and rural issues.

The Trump administration is moving to roll back an environmental rule intended to define which bodies of water are subject to federal authority under the Clean Water Act.
 

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Diabetes is a big problem in Kansas. State lawmakers say they want to tackle the problem, but earlier attempts to do so have fizzled.

Dane G. Hansen with his nephew, Dane Gray Bales. (Photo Courtesy of Dane G. Hansen Foundation)

Dane G. Hansen was a successful entrepreneur from northwest Kansas who made a positive contribution to his local community and to the state. Though he was born in the late 1800s, his legacy of helping others continues to this day.

The man suspected of shooting three people at Austins bar in Olathe made his initial court appearance.

It's Shrove Tuesday, also known as the day of the trans-Atlantic pancake race between the women of Liberal, Kansas, and Olney, England. But this year's race in England has been tripped up by a technical glitch.

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

Find out what's happening in Kansas. Review these AP news headlines, carefully selected for your edification.

Wichita attorney James Thompson is the Democratic nominee for the 4th District congressional seat, which had been held by Republican Mike Pompeo. Pompeo now serves as director of the CIA.

The Wichita Democrat hoping to represent south-central Kansas in Congress has held his first news conference since securing his party's nomination.

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