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Regional Headlines for Sunday, December 29, 2013

KPR-News-SummaryTwo Arrested in Baby's Death in Salina Home

Salina, Kan. (AP) - A man and a woman have been arrested in the death of a 3-month-old boy at a Salina Home. Officers were called to the home Thursday night to investigate a report of an unresponsive child. A police news release says the results of an autopsy conducted Friday are pending, but police are investigating the death as a homicide. 


KS Legislators to put tax debate on hold in 2014

Topeka, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials are expecting policymakers to take a wait-and-see approach to taxes during the 2014 session, content to let the changes take hold and build on anecdotal evidence of economic growth. Governor Sam Brownback and the Republican-controlled Legislature focused during the 2012 and 2013 sessions on eliminating income taxes for some 200,000 businesses and adjusting the rates for individual income taxpayers. Brownback and his supporters sasy the early signs are good, but it will take time to know for certain. Democrats say the cuts will result in Kansas having a budget shortfall within five years. Current legislative research projections suggest that's true and the impact will be front and center when Brownback seeks a second term in 2014.


K-State Beats Michigan in Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

Tempe, Ariz. (KPR) - The Kansas State Wildcats took down the storied Michigan Wolverines yesterday (SAT) 31-14 in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. This marks K-State's first bowl win in its last five tries, spanning 11 years. K-State scored two touchdowns early and took control of the game. Tyler Lockett set a school record with 10 catches for 116 recieving yards and three scores. 



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