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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 15:46

Results of the study were discussed at the Kansas Statehouse on Thursday.

Sen. Ty Masterson explains the proposal at the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 15:32

The proposal would replace the current school funding formula with block grants. The two-year plan would give lawmakers time to write a new school funding formula.

Attend this big scientific conference in California?  KPR Commentator Rex Buchanan did.  And he's glad he went.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:37

With all the scientific information available on the Internet these days, why do so many people still attend those big, annual, scientific conferences?  Commentator Rex Buchanan thinks he knows why.

Here's a summary of the day's AP news headlines for our area, mostly Kansas.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:01

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

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 01:35

A high school student in Olathe has contracted tuberculosis and is undergoing treatment.  Health officials say hundreds of students may have come into contact with the infected student.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 19:29

The proposal would cut funding from KU and shift the money to the KU Medical Center.

Kathryn Gardner speaking during the hearing. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:35

Senator Jeff King says they don't have a paper trail of opinions for nominee Kathryn Gardner.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:20

A waiter at a Wichita diner, who struggled with dental problems, now has a new smile.  And it's all thanks to the generosity of a restaurant patron.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:12

Many rural hospitals across the Midwest are struggling to stay open.  In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and other states, they're pushing for Medicaid expansion, which could help keep them financially afloat. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:08

A committee in the Kansas House will take up an anti-abortion bill next week.  Supporters of the measure say they want to ban what they call "dismemberment" abortions. Opponents call the procedure "dilation and evacuation" and say it's one of the safest methods for women who wish to terminate a pregnancy.

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