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October 23, 2016: former U.S. Senators Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum Baker talk about politics, their careers, and the 2016 elections.  

Here's the latest Kansas news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Johnson County election officials have already been under fire week for not providing the easiest method for registering to vote. The federal voter registration form, which does not require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship, was not made available to the public until the day before the voter registration deadline.  Now, new complaints have surfaced from would-be voters in Johnson County.

Governor Brownback speaking to reporters Monday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kansans can request an advance ballot and have it delivered by mail, but election officials say don't delay in starting the process.

The path of the plume of gasses. (Image from the National Weather Service in Kansas City)

The plume led to the evacuation of some schools and Benadictine College.

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

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

Hundred Dollar bills (Photo by J. Schafer)

The Kansas Supreme Court is expected to rule on a school finance lawsuit in the next several months. Some experts think the court could order the state to spend as much as $800 million more on public schools. Guest Commentator Walt Chappell tells us why he thinks spending more money is not the answer.

The language that would be added to the Kansas Constitution

The amendment is aimed at blocking any potential efforts to restrict hunting in Kansas.

Kristin Brighton, chair of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors, annoucnes the organizations endorsement of Medicaid expansion at a media event Thursday in Manhattan. (photo credit: Jim McLean for the KHI News Service)

Some chamber of commerce representatives claim the state's refusal to expand Medicaid is hurting the Kansas economy. 

Kris Kobach is a Donald Trump supporter and noted advocate for tough voter identification laws. 

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