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Samuel Crumbine rose from country doctor in Ford County to Kansas Health Director and became an internationally famous crusader for public health. (Photo from Kansas Historical Society)
Staff and Wire ... Monday, October 9th

Dr. Samuel Crumbine, from Dodge City, became the state health director in the early 20th century and used that platform to champion a number of public health causes.

Members of the Silver Haired Legislature meeting in Topeka. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, October 9th

The group advocates for Kansans over age 60.

Paul Davis launched his campaign to represent the Kansas 2nd Congressional District in August. (Photo from KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 9th

Paul Davis, former Democratic Kansas House leader and the party’s nominee for governor in 2014, reported that his campaign has raised more than $400,000.

Secretary Kobach speaking to reporters. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, October 5th

The documents were unsealed Thursday as part of a lawsuit.

The Lansing Correctional Facility. (Photo from the Department of Corrections)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, October 5th

Plans for the prison at Lansing would affect the state's death chamber.

Governor Brownback speaking at the hearing.
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 4th

The Senate hearing focused on Brownback's nomination to be ambassador for international religious freedom.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (file photo)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback faces questions today as U.S. Senators begin his confirmation hearing to become an ambassador-at-large for religious freedom.

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the nearly $300 million school funding increase approved this spring by the Legislature wasn't enough to meet adequacy and equity requirements of the Kansas Constitution.  (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The Kansas Supreme Court has once again rejected the state's arguments concerning the fairness and adequacy of the Kansas school finance formula. Our analysts examined Monday's court ruling and explain what this most recent ruling means for students and the state budget.    

Governor Sam Brownback flew to Israel at the end of August and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The governor’s office did not disclose the trip.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The governor’s visit to Israel was discovered because of an investigative report by the Hutchinson News.

Kansas News Service Monday, October 2nd

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in an educational funding case that the state's most recent increase in state aid to schools is not sufficient.   

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