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Hemp plants growing in a field. (Flickr photo by Lesley L.)
Stephen Koranda Friday, March 24th

The bill would open the door to industrial hemp production in Kansas.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, March 24th

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

KU's Josh Jackson celebrates lead as Purdue's Caleb Swanigan tries to catch up.
Greg Echlin Friday, March 24th

The top-seed Kansas Jayhawks defeated Purdue, 98-to-66, Thursday night in Kansas City.

The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services says it would cost more than $10 million a year to ​buy metal detectors and hire armed guards.
Kansas News Service Friday, March 24th

A Senate committee is considering a proposal to exempt state hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health facilities from having to allow guns in their buildings.

A Kansas Senate committee on Thursday advanced a Medicaid expansion bill, sending it to the full Senate for a vote next week.  Members of the committee include, from left, Barbara Bollier, Vicki Schmidt and Laura Kelly.  (Photo by Jim McLean)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 23rd

The Kansas Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee has advanced an expansion bill to the full Senate for a vote that supporters say will take place Monday.

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is President Trump's pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Photo by Evan Vucci / AP)
Harvest Public Media Thursday, March 23rd

President Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Agriculture Department had his first confirmation hearing today (THUR) in the U.S. Senate.

The Verruckt water slide in Kansas City. (Photo by Laura Spencer, KCUR)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, March 23rd

The bill  sets tighter standards for insurance, ride inspections and reporting injuries.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, March 23rd

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

Education experts estimate it would take $500 million to $800 million to adequately fund the state’s schools.
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 23rd

Kansas House leaders have proposed an additional $75 million a year for public schools. Educators question whether that's enough to satisfy the state Supreme Court.

A vote on the bill in a Kansas Senate committee is expected late today (THUR).
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 23rd

Supporters say efforts in Washington to stop Medicaid expansion will not affect proposals in Kansas.

Harvest Public Media is a consortium of public radio and TV stations reporting on agriculture and other issues affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Wednesday, March 22nd

Senate hearings begin Thursday for Sonny Purdue, President Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Agriculture Department.

Photo from the Reno County Fire District #6
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, March 22nd

The new law exempts replacement fence materials from sales taxes.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, March 22nd

The Senate budget plan would restore some, but not all, of the cuts made to higher education last year.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, March 22nd

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

The new school funding plan in Kansas is similar to the formula that lawmakers discarded two years ago in favor of a block grant system.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, March 22nd

The proposal would set a funding amount for each student then add extra resources for students with special needs.

​Supporters of Medicaid expansion testified Monday in support of the bill to allow more than 150,000 low-income Kansans to access health care.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, March 22nd

Opponents of Medicaid expansion in Kansas pushed back Tuesday against a bill that would expand KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program.

The University of Kansas campus. (Photo by J Schafer)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, March 21st

With a tight state budget, it looks unlikely lawmakers will reverse cuts to higher education.

The Kansas Department of Children and Families administers the state's foster care system.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 21st

Testimony has indicated that people are struggling to get the foster care information they need from the Department for Children and Families. 

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is President Trump's pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Photo by Evan Vucci / AP)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, March 21st

The last three secretaries of agriculture came from the Midwest. Now, some fear a greater focus on southern crops might push Midwest agriculture aside.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, March 21st

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

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