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

Photo by Stephen Koranda

Tax increases being proposed wouldn't help with the current fiscal year's budget shortfall.

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

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

Arrowhead Stadium on a very cold December evening. (photo: Greg Echlin)

The Chiefs (10-3) moved into a first-place tie with Oakland (10-3) in the AFC West but Kansas City holds the tiebreaker with two wins over its longtime division rival.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project specializing in agricultural and rural issues.

Republicans, who will soon control Congress and the White House, say they want to curtail spending on the nutrition programs. 

Headquarters Counseling Center had been facing the possibility of closing after losing some revenue sources.

As the Supreme Court considers whether Kansas spends enough on public schools, state lawmakers prepare to craft a new school funding formula.

In October, KPR aired a guest commentary from a former member of the Kansas Board of Education who argued that raising taxes and spending more money on education was not the answer for what's ailing public schools. Today, we hear a different take on school finance. Guest Commentator Devin Wilson is an education advocate for Game on for Kansas Schools.

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

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

Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo has been nominated to be the next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. (Photo: Hugo Phan, KMUW)

If the U.S. Senate confirms Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo as CIA director, a special election will be held in the 4th Congressional District to select his replacement.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it would deny a permit for the construction of a portion of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.

The pipeline would carry 450,000 barrels of crude oil per day under the Missouri River just north of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.
 

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