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Tuesday, August 4th

With President Obama's announcement this week of the new Clean Power Plan, climate change is once again in the news.  On this week's KPR Presents, we look at how climate change may affect Kansas.  We also bid a fond farewell to former University of Kansas chancellor Robert Hemenway.

Flickr photo by CG Hughes
Tuesday, August 4th

The limit had been imposed to prevent benefits from being converted to cash for excessive discretionary spending. 

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Tuesday, August 4th

Several sitting state senators already have challengers for the 2016 election.

Tuesday, August 4th

The Clean Power Plan has been finalized by President Obama and the EPA. But how will it be implemented in Kansas...and by whom?

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Tuesday, August 4th

Lower-than-expected sales tax collections have Kansas lawmakers worried. If collections don't improve in the coming months, the state could be left with a huge budget deficit.

Tuesday, August 4th

The search continues near Derby for a missing 4-month-old boy. The boy was last seen with his father, who has since been arrested on charges unrelated to the boy's disappearance.

Tuesday, August 4th

A group of youth basketball players from Minnesota has been arrested for going on a violent crime spree in Wichita. The players were in town for a basketball tournament.

Tuesday, August 4th

A 29-year-old Wichita man has been arrested for sexually assaulting his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

Tuesday, August 4th

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation’s coal-fired power generating station outside Holcomb. (Image credit: Bryan Thompson)
Monday, August 3rd

The state will have to revisit its plans for complying with federal emissions regulations. 

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