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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, March 7th

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

Drought conditions have been affecting most of the western and central Kansas for several years.
Kansas Informat... Tuesday, March 7th

Warm and dry conditions this winter have climatologists worried that drought is spreading from western and central Kansas to the eastern parts of the state.   

Governor Sam Brownback speaking last month. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 6th

Brownback's plan relies on business filling fees as well as tobacco and alcohol taxes.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project focused on food, fuel, farming and other stories affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Monday, March 6th

A new study suggests America's agricultural industry needs to ramp up its response to climate change.

Kansas News Service Monday, March 6th

Court documents reveal new information about the racially-motivated triple shooting at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe. 

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 6th

The proposal would replace part of the Lansing Correctional Facility.

Wildfires are burning up thousands of acres in south central Kansas.
Staff and Wire ... Monday, March 6th

Wildfires are burning across parts of south-central Kansas, including Reno, Rice and McPherson Counties.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, March 6th

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

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, March 6th

They’ll get back to work with some new information about the challenges they face.

State lawmakers are returning to Topeka after their mid-session break.
Kansas News Service Monday, March 6th

Republican Majority Leader Jim Denning says he may want school districts to use two percent of their reserve funds to help balance the state budget.  

Associated Press Sunday, March 5th

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

Image from the Kansas Forest Service
Associated Press Saturday, March 4th

Officials worry that the potential for Kansas wildfires could be worse than last year, when the state saw its biggest known wildfire. The National Weather Service has issues a Red Flag Warning for virtually the entire state today (SAT), citing unseasonably warm temperatures, low relative humidity, and strong wind gusts.

Associated Press Saturday, March 4th

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

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, March 3rd

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

Lawmakers were already looking for hundreds of millions of dollars to balance the state budgets.
Kansas News Service Friday, March 3rd

By some estimates, it could take an additional $800 million a year to adequately fund the state's public schools.

Ian Grillot was shot while trying to stop a suspected gunman who had just shot two other men, one of them fatally, at Austins Bar and Grille in Olathe.  Grillot was shot in the arm and chest. (Screenshot from video / The University of Kansas Health System)
Associated Press Thursday, March 2nd

A Kansas man who survived a triple shooting at an Olathe bar has been released from the hospital.

Dark clouds gather above the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 2nd

Kansas lawmakers were already in the process of writing a new formula for funding public schools. Now, the Kansas Supreme Court has given the Legislature a June 30 deadline to come up with a plan that adequately funds those schools. The court ruled Thursday that the current funding level is unconstitutionally low.

Greg Echlin Thursday, March 2nd

The basketball season has come to an end for the Washburn Ichabods. So too has the coaching career of Bob Chipman.

Protesters gather in Overland Park (Photo by Jim McLean)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 2nd

The Kansas congressional delegation is under fire by a segment of angry constituents. Like many of their colleagues across the country, members of the Kansas delegation are being criticized for ducking town-hall meetings.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, March 2nd

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

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