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Kansas News Headlines From the Associated Press

Here's a look at area news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers. 

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The price for a pound of ground beef is already about 30 cents less than a year ago.

Nicolas Rohner shows off some of the Mexican cavefish he's using to research metabolism issues (Photo credit: Alex Smith, KCUR)

Mexican cavefish eat a lot to store up nutrients for times when food is scarce. Researchers at the Stowers Institute are hoping to find out why the fish don't get sick from bingeing, or develop the kinds of metabolic diseases humans can develop from eating too much. 

Here are today's news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by the KPR staff.

Attorneys for the state had argued that creating funding equity didn't necessarily mean the system needed more money overall. The Kansas Supreme Court disagreed. 

The court says lawmakers have until June 30th to fix the funding disparity issue. 

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

Two former Kansas governors, Republican Mike Hayden and Democrat John Carlin, take a critical look at the state of Kansas today.  Hayden and Carlin spoke at a forum sponsored by the bipartisan group, Women for Kansas.

The Kansas Supreme Court has rejected some of the education funding changes passed by the state legislature, and says all of the state's public schools must remain closed if the funding issues aren't resolved by June 30. 
 

Photo from the National Weather Service in Topeka.

More severe weather is possible Friday in central and eastern Kansas, although the risks of tornados is low.

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