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Both chambers approved budget bills this week, but the spending plans don't take into account the school funding ruling.

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One plan would have allowed universities to ban concealed guns longer, while the other would have allowed guns on campus sooner.

File photo of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (Photo credit: Stephen Koranda)

Governor Brownback issued a statement, saying that Kansas schools are among the best in the nation.

Here are today's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press

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

Kelley Hunt headlines a benefit concert Saturday night at Liberty Hall in Lawrence.  Proceeds from the show will go to Just Food, the local food pantry.

Kelley Hunt's benefit concert for Just Food, the local food pantry, is set for Saturday night at Lawrence's Liberty Hall.

Floyd Bledsoe addressing a rally at the Kansas Statehouse in January, 2016 (Photo credit: Jim McLean)

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement groups are opposed to the idea. 

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The court says lawmakers need to reduce disparities between school districts by June or public schools could be closed.

It all started with a speeding stop in Junction City. That stop led authorities to uncover a multi-state, multi-million dollar drug operation. Now the 80-year-old man who ran the operation is facing prison time.

A gift to the University of Kansas from the estate of a KU graduate will be used to create a physics professorship.

The court gave legislators until the end of June to come up with a new law. 

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