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Here's a look at what's happening in our area.

Not sure what's happening in Kansas?  Just review these news headlines for our area and bring yourself up to speed.

The agency will be hiring outside help to assist in reviewing the purchase plans.

Trimming Hale Library's hours of operation is expected to save $110,000 annually.

Inspectors are expected at the facility tomorrow (TUE). 

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

Check out the news headlines for our area with this handy summary of what's going on.

Hundred Dollar bills (Photo by J. Schafer)

Opposition is growing to the state's tax policy, which allows some 300,000 businesses to avoid paying income taxes. Some of that opposition is coming from business owners themselves, those who benefit from the tax break.

Photo by Stephen Koranda

Legislators are hoping to write a new school funding formula next year.

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

This week on KPR Presents: General Richard B. Myers, interim president of Kansas State University and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Image from National Weather Service, Kansas City

Heavy rains swamped areas of Kansas City, prompting high-water rescues and a temporary suspension of the city's downtown streetcar service. KMBC-TV reported that yesterday's (FRI) storms caused Brush Creek to rise ten feet in an hour.

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