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The Kansas City Council on Thursday voted not to move forward with Edgemoor, the firm selected to design, build and finance a new terminal at KCI. (Photo Credit: Julie Denesha, KCUR Radio)

Several councilmembers expressed concerns that the agreement with Edgemoor was too vague on financial details and didn’t provide sufficient benefits to the community. 

  Cattle gather for a drink on a ranch in Nebraska. (File photo /Harvest Public Media)

The USDA plans to withdraw a rule about how animals on organic farms are raised.

  Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is vice chairman of a voter fraud commission that is the subject of a lawsuit filed earlier this year by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU recently added concerns about data security to the lawsuit.  (File Photo / Kansas News Service)

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit, questioning the security of Crosscheck, the multistate voter database managed by Kansas and championed by Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

Democratic state Senator Laura Kelly, of Topeka, has filed paperwork ahead of a bid for Kansas governor.

Kelly says her campaign will target Democrats and moderate Republicans who are displeased with the conduct of the state’s conservative Republican politicians.
 

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

State Senator Laura Kelly, a Topeka Democrat, is running for governor.  That story and other Kansas news headlines are just a click away.

The Kansas City Chiefs battle the Los Angeles Chargers to see who will take control of the AFC West division.

The FCC says undoing the regulation may help people in rural areas get better internet access. Opponents say they fear slower service and limited access to some websites.

More than 40 small internet service providers say they oppose the deregulation. They fear it would give large corporations more power over internet speeds and content.

Nearly 100,000 Kansans enrolled in coverage through the exchange duringlast year's open enrollment period.

A statewide network of specialists helping Kansans sign-up for Obamacare says the staff is busier now than they were at this time last year.

What's behind the uptick in earthquakes in south-central Kansas and what can be done about it?  Researchers at the University of Kansas have been trying to tackle those questions and have released a new report.

Teva office building in Overland Park (Photo by Block Real Estate Services)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which employs about 350 people in Overland Park, has announced a plan to slash thousands of jobs worldwide.

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