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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:24

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:08

A bill under consideration in the Kansas Senate would allow supermarkets and other retailers to sell full-strength beer and liquor.  Currently, such items are only available at liquor stores.

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:03

The University of Kansas is creating a new center to study immigration issues.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:01

Several events are scheduled at the Spencer Art Museum on the University of Kansas campus before the museum is closed for renovation.
 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 09:49

Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards wants to trim 200 positions from its payroll by this summer and is offering buyouts to eligible employees.
 

Sunlight shines down on the shiny, new copper dome at the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 09:39

Kansas lawmakers and other state officials are waiting for the latest report on tax collections, which is expected to be released today (TUE).

This parched field, just outside of Colby in Thomas County, shows the effects of the region's worst drought since the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. (Photo by David Guth)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 01:30

Most of western Kansas remains in drought or near-drought conditions, raising fears that the region could once again return to the days of the Dust Bowl.  University of Kansas Journalism Professor David Guth traveled the region while conduting research for an upcoming book about issues confronting the rural Midwest.  In this report, he looks back at the Dust Bowl that was... and the one that may come again.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 16:31

The proposals would issue at least $1 billion in bonds that KPERS would invest.

Supporters of the walk gather in the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 15:26

Eleven people walked from the Kansas City area to the Statehouse in Topeka to raise awareness about education issues.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 14:51

The class-action lawsuit addresses issues of compensation and payment for time spent preparing for work.

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