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The chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education, Jim Porter, says the drop in scores is something to watch.

KVC Kansas recently opened a short-term crisis center in Hays with room for 20 foster care children. (photo credit: KVC Kansas)

KVC Kansas, one of the private contractors managing cases in the state foster care system, is now opening short-term crisis centers to house children while they await more permanent placements.

Lawrence Police Captain Adam Heffley speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Neither of the men face charges related to the three deaths.

People in rural communities may be at higher risk of kidney, ovarian and bladder cancer due to nitrate levels in water, a study from the Environmental Working Group says.

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

Lawrence police have arrested two Topeka men charged in a shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in downtown Lawrence on October 1st.

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District is highlighted on this map of the region (via

National Democrats have put the Kansas 3rd District on a list of vulnerable Congressional races in 2018.

The Obama administration had initially denied the state’s request for an extension, saying the program lacked sufficient oversight.

Bayer A-G has sold part of its agribusiness to BASF as part of an effort to win regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Monsanto.

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

Topeka police are investigating an unusually high number of homicides. There have been more than 25 so far this year. That's a marked increase from 2014 when there were seven. 

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The deadline to update voter registrations is Tuesday.

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