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State Senator Laura Kelly has filed paperwork ahead of a bid for Kansas governor. (Photo Credit: KCUR Radio)

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

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. 

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

Kansas State Senator Laura Kelly filed paperwork this (FRI) morning to create an exploratory committee and begin collecting contributions to finance her campaign for the Democratic Party’s nomination for governor.

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.

The lawsuit argues that the GIPSA fairness rule was requested in the Farm Bill, so it shouldn't have been able to be withdrawn. 

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

The Johnson County District Attorney says an off-duty police officer who shot and killed an armed man at the Costco in Lenexa will not face any charges.

The USDA recently published a list of 90 fraudulent “organic” certificates forged since 2008.

A loophole in the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act means that many farms don’t have to undergo annual inspections to certify the farm is actually using organic farming methods.

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