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Kansas State University in Manhattan has become a top choice for gay students.  KSU is the 45th friendliest campus for LGBTQ students, according to

Nearly all college campuses strive to create an inclusive environment.  When it comes to Kansas universities that create a welcoming environment for the LGBTQ community, Kansas State University gets high marks. 

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

Tyson Foods has announced that it will build a $300 million dollar chicken processing plant in Tennessee after northeast Kansas residents rejected a similar September.

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

Kansas lawmakers say they will work to fix the state's culture of secrecy after a series in the Kansas City Star highlighted alarming levels of secrecy in state and local government. 

German-Italian POW memorial service held at Fort Riley on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (Photo from the Big Red One)

Fort Riley holds an annual memorial service to remember former enemies of the United States who died as POWs during World War II. 

Governor Sam Brownback at an event unveiling a planned Tyson facility in September. That plan was later put on hold. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

A plan for a similar plant in Kansas was put on hold in September.

Photo by Stephen Koranda

Voter turnout jumped in many areas this year.

The proposal would revisit a 2015 agreement to phase out tax credits for the wind energy industry.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)

Kansas lawmakers want to get a head start on addressing public school funding.  A special panel will meet December 4 to come up with a response to a state Supreme Court order to boost education funding. 

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, shot and wounded three suspects in a vehicle after one of the suspects raised a firearm at police.   

Inside Allen Fieldhouse (Photo by University of Kansas)

Kansas Athletics is now offering a lottery system for 20 free tickets for every men's basketball game for low-income, first-generation students and Pell Grant recipients.  

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