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Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri and Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region were notified on Tuesday that they'd no longer be eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement money from the state of Kansas. 

Student leaders say that work to secure funding for the group will continue. 

Kansas News Headlines From the Associated Press

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

Highway to Here, Kansas - hometown of Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander. (Photo by Claude Anderson)

What's the matter with Kansas? She's in trouble. Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander tells us why.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts are among the Kansas Republicans who say they'll support the party's nominee for president. 

The state's decision comes despite a recent warning from the Obama Administration that ending Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood could be a violation of federal law. 

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri will no longer be recognized as a service provider for Kansas Medicaid programs. 

Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press

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

Despite recent increases, the Midwest still has some of the lowest retail gasoline prices in the nation.

Current prices are 16 percent lower than a year ago. The last time retail gas prices were lower on this date was in 2009. 

The budget passed by the Kansas Legislature this week cuts $185 million dollars from the state highway fund.

KDOT officials say "preservation" projects, such as resurfacing, bridge repair and replacement will continue.

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