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More than 150 Kansas communities participate as exhibitors at the annual event. 

Senator Jeff King speaking to the Senate Tax Committee last month. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Republican Senator Jeff King, from Independence, says he will not seek re-election.

The Kansas Speedway event for October has been pushed back for 2017, but that's good news for NASCAR fans. 

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri and Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region were notified on Tuesday that they'd no longer be eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement money from the state of Kansas. 

Student leaders say that work to secure funding for the group will continue. 

Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press

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

Highway to Here, Kansas - hometown of Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander. (Photo by Claude Anderson)

What's the matter with Kansas? She's in trouble. Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander tells us why.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts are among the Kansas Republicans who say they'll support the party's nominee for president. 

The state's decision comes despite a recent warning from the Obama Administration that ending Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood could be a violation of federal law. 

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri will no longer be recognized as a service provider for Kansas Medicaid programs. 

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