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Photo from the Reno County Fire District #6
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, March 14th

The bill would exempt replacement fence parts from sales tax.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, March 14th

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

Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins addresses a town hall meeting in Lawrence. (Photo: Jim McLean)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 14th

A Congressional Budget Office report predicts there would be 14 million more uninsured Americans by next year if the Republican replacement bill passes.

Kansas Senator Steve Fitzgerald of Leavenworth is standing by his comparing Planned Parenthood with a Nazi concentration camp.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 14th

Fitzgerald, a strong abortion opponent, sent a letter to Planned Parenthood Great Plains office after learning a donation had been made in his name.

Governor Brownback’s office says the state’s economy is “strong and growing" and cites a 2015 report showing a gain of 8,300 jobs.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 14th

Kansas had the seventh worst performance among all states in terms of job growth.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 13th

The bill would make amendments to the juvenile justice policies put in place last year.

Moussa Elbayoumy speaking at the Statehouse Monday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 13th

More than 100 people rallied for Muslim Advocacy Day.

Fast Break, a new documentary about basketball coaching legend John McLendon airs on public TV stations this month. The film was directed by KU Professor Kevin Willmott.
J. Schafer Monday, March 13th

African-American basketball coach John McLendon invented the fast break. He also helped integrate the sport. A new documentary reveals why this remarkable KU graduate was inducted not once, but twice, into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Doc's Friends is ready for flight. Photo from www.b-29doc.com
Associated Press Monday, March 13th

A World War II-era airplane, originally built in Wichita, has been restored and is now able to tour the country.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, March 13th

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

The Kansas Senate chamber. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 13th

Lawmakers need to balance the budget and write a new funding system for Kansas schools.

Kansas News Service Monday, March 13th

Senate President Susan Wagle says providing help for failing students doesn’t necessarily mean the state needs a more expensive school funding formula.

Three of the state's basketball programs will be among the 68 teams in the tournament.
Greg Echlin Monday, March 13th

This will be KU’s 28th straight NCAA tournament appearance breaking a record previously held by North Carolina.

Pat Baldwin’s family anxiously awaited the announcement of the NCAA bracket. (Photo: Greg Echlin)
Greg Echlin Monday, March 13th

Leavenworth native Pat Baldwin is now an assistant coach at Northwestern. The team was selected to play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time.

Associated Press Sunday, March 12th

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

Associated Press Saturday, March 11th

Kansas Education Commission Randy Watson says the state needs to double the number of students who earn college degrees or training certificates to stay competitive in the changing economy. 

Associated Press Saturday, March 11th

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

Senator Anthony Hensley speaking to reporters Friday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, March 10th

The Senate's top Democrat says they haven't done enough to tackle issues facing the state.

 Driven by 30 MPH winds, a prairie fire jumps a road in Comanche County, near the Kiowa County line, on March 7, 2017.  (Photo by Bo Rader, The Wichita Eagle)
Staff and Wire ... Friday, March 10th

The biggest outbreak of wildfires in Kansas history is now coming under control.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, March 10th

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

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