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For the second school board meeting in a row, there was testimony in favor of changing the Manhattan High School mascot. 

The Missouri Department of Agriculture confirms that a commercial flock of turkeys tested positive for H5N1 avian flu. 

The timing of the cutoff was agreed-upon after Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit against the state of Kansas. 

Kansas News Headlines From the Associated Press

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

Hamilton County Hospital (Photo by Bryan Thompson)

A small hospital in Syracuse, Kansas, has been losing about $100,000 a month and was about to close down leaving residents with no easy access to medical services. But the hospital has struck a partnership with a hospital company from Oklahoma and will be able to continue operating.

NASCAR driver and Emporia, Kansas native Clint Bowyer

Clint Bowyer will be competing in two events this weekend at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. 

More than 150 Kansas communities participate as exhibitors at the annual event. 

Senator Jeff King speaking to the Senate Tax Committee last month. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Republican Senator Jeff King, from Independence, says he will not seek re-election.

The Kansas Speedway event for October has been pushed back for 2017, but that's good news for NASCAR fans. 

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. 

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