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The court says lawmakers need to reduce disparities between school districts by June or public schools could be closed.

It all started with a speeding stop in Junction City.  That stop led authorities to uncover a multi-state, multi-million dollar drug operation.  Now, the 80-year-old man who ran the operation is facing prison time.

A gift to the University of Kansas from the estate of a KU graduate will be used to create a physics professorship.

The court gave legislators until the end of June to come up with a new law. 

Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press

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

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Prices for corn, soybeans, pork and beef have all been falling and China, one of the top customers for U.S. farm products, is experiencing economic uncertainty. 

 

A construction site on the KU campus. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The consternation from lawmakers comes after KU sought out bonds for a large construction project.

A requirement was added to make sure that any reductions in state contributions be paid back with interest. 

Kansas News Headlines From the Associated Press

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

Kansas is now in a three-way tie atop the Big 12 conference.

The Jayhawks are now tied with the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Oklahoma Sooners as KU pursues its 12th consecutive Big 12 championship.

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