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Senator Moran's proposal was presented as an amendment to a bill that would have speeded up construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

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The Kansas Legislature is running out of time to come up with the money to prevent a cashflow crisis. 

Happy Kansas Day! Kansas was admitted to the Union on January 29, 1861 as the 34th state.

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Budget Director Shawn Sullivan speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kansas would have problems paying the bills in February unless a fix is passed.

Three people have been sentenced in a fraud scheme that employed homeless people to cash phony checks.

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

A juvenile has been arrested in connection with a phony bomb threat that forced a school and hospital in Onaga to be evacuated.

Kansas lawmakers feel they need to fix the state's budget mess within the next few weeks just to ensure state bills get paid on time.

The Hollywood Casino, in Kansas City, Kansas, is one of three, state-owned gambling operations. Southeast Kansas could become the site of a fourth, state-run casino. (Photo by J. Schafer)

Pittsburg city commissioners are throwing their support behind a casino proposal for southeast Kansas.  The state already runs three casinos; in Dodge City, Mulvane (near Wichita) and in Kansas City, Kansas.

An artist's rendition of the dark, mysterious and icy orb known as Pluto. This summer, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft should give us a more definitive picture of the so-called "dwarf planet," discovered by Kansan Clyde Tombaugh.

This summer, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will fly by Pluto, the mysterious planet first identified in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh, of Burdett, Kansas.  Commentator Cheryl Unruh tells us about the man and his amazing discovery.
 

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