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Representatives of the state’s agriculture interest groups are supporting the challenger in the August 2nd Republican primary.

Dr. Roger Marshall, a political newcomer and obstetrician from Great Bend, is challenging Representative Tim  Huelskamp in the Kansas 1st District.

 

The rating for Kansas has dropped to AA- from AA. 

Mark Johnson speaking against the new voter registration rule at a meeting earlier this month. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The new rule affects thousands of Kansans who registered to vote at the DMV but didn't turn in a citizenship document required under Kansas law.

The law requires cities and counties to allow campaign signs on street rights-of-way. 

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

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

Under the Surface: Mental Health in Kansas

Community mental health centers were designed to allow people to get the mental health care they needed without having to go to a state hospital. But funding cuts have put those supports in jeopardy. Over the next few months, Heartland Health Monitor will explore how Kansas -- once a progressive model for the treatment of mentally ill people -- lost its way. This is part two in an occasional series on Kansas mental health.

The KCC will integrate information from the group Truckers Against Trafficking into regular safety meetings.

Under the Surface: Mental Health in Kansas

The mental health system in Kansas is in a state of crisis. Over the next several months, Heartland Health Monitor will explore how Kansas -- once a progressive model for mental health treatment -- lost its way. Today, we'll hear the first part in this occasional series on Kansas mental health.

Jo French speaking during the election board meeting. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The panel certified that the Osage County woman is a citizen and can vote in Kansas, even though she lacks the normal citizenship documents required.

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

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

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