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

Michigan truckers and farmers plan to haul hay to help victims of a Kansas wildfire, which burned more than 1000 square miles. The hay will be hauled more than 1000 miles to Kansas next Friday. 

This week on KPR Presents: how to declutter your world and live "lighter."

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

Salaries for Kansas judicial employees may be getting a boost.  A committee in the Kansas Legislature is expected to vote Monday on a plan to increase pay for judges and other court system workers by as much as 22 percent.

Will Kansas farmers start growing hemp again?  Maybe.  State lawmakers are considering the idea and moving legislation forward.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by Dan Skinner)

Kansas lawmakers took one step closer to expanding Medicaid this week when a Senate committee advanced an expansion bill to the full chamber. But will it matter, since the governor is still against the idea?

The University of Kansas campus. (Photo by J Schafer)

The plan would restore some, but not all, of the higher education cuts made last year.

Hemp plants growing in a field. (Flickr photo by Lesley L.)

The bill would open the door to industrial hemp production in Kansas.

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.

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