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Last summer, Governor Brownback cut $56 million from the state’s privatized Medicaid program.
Kansas News Service Friday, March 17th

The KanCare program serves more than 400,000 low-income, disabled and elderly Kansans.

KU freshman Josh Jackson
Greg Echlin Friday, March 17th

The Kansas Jayhawks are facing new questions about alleged violent behavior by their star freshman, Josh Jackson.

Senate President Susan Wagle speaking last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, March 16th

Senators advanced a plan that would balance the current year's budget without spending cuts.

Several Kansas Supreme Court Justices (file photo)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 16th

The Kansas Legislature passed a law prohibiting what it calls "dismemberment abortions."  The procedure, also known as dilation and evacuation, is commonly used in the second trimester.  That ban was put on hold by a lower court and now, the state's highest court is considering the ban.    

Kansas News Service Thursday, March 16th

Air service in rural parts of Kansas and Missouri could be negatively affected by the president's budget proposal.  

Johnson County Community College will increase its student wrap around services to increase the number of degrees and certificates it awards every year. (Photo by Sam Zeff, KCUR)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 16th

State run universities and community colleges are trying to boost graduation by 20 percent in the next three years.

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 Thursday, March 16th

A new report suggests farmers and ranches can expect another tough financial year.

Governor Sam Brownback and the survivors of the shooting. To the left is Alok Madasani and to the right is Ian Grillot. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, March 16th

The shooting left one person dead and two others injured.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, March 16th

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

The Kansas Supreme Court will consider a lower court's decision to block a law banning the second-trimester abortion procedure known as “dilation and evacuation.”
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 16th

If the justices agree with the lower court judge, state courts could invalidate other abortion restrictions. 


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