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Kansas has set the ambitious goal of seeing 95 percent of its students graduate from high school by 2026. (Photo Credit: Southeast Kansas Educational Service Center)
Kansas News Service Friday, January 12th

Kansas education experts question if the governor’s ambitious high school graduation rate goals are realistic. 

Antonio Soave at a meeting in 2016. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 11th

The audits would have looked into Antonio Soave's time as secretary.

Kansas News Service Thursday, January 11th

The latest campaign finance reports in the Kansas governor's race include a few surprises.

File photo of a snowy road near Kansas Public Radio in Lawrence. (File photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Thursday, January 11th

Winter weather driving can be treacherous.  Are you prepared for slick and icy roads?  One expert says motorists should check their tire pressure, keep the gas tank full and pack an emergency kit for the road. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, January 11th

Governor Sam Brownback's proposal to boost spending on schools has sparked a revolt among state lawmakers who say they'll be forced to either raise taxes or make deep cuts elsewhere in the budget to meet Brownback's proposal to hike public school funding by more than $600 million.  

 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has admitted to an affair before he ran for office in 2015.  (File photo by Jason Rosenbaum / St. Louis Public Radio)
Associated Press Thursday, January 11th

Missouri's Republican Governor Eric Greitens has acknowledged he cheated on his wife but denies allegations that he blackmailed his mistress.  Now, Missouri's attorney general is being asked to investigate.  

Budget Director Shawn Sullivan listens to a question from a lawmaker Wednesday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, January 10th

Brownback's budget director gave details of the plan to lawmakers Wednesday.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, January 10th

Governor Sam Brownback says he is counting on growth in state revenues to pay for his proposal to boost spending on public schools by $600 million.

As he continues to await confirmation to a post in the Trump administration, Governor Sam Brownback has given the Kansas Legislature marching orders for the 2018 session.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, January 10th

Brownback is proposing that the state phase in a $600 million increase in spending on its public schools over five years without setting out any details about how he'd pay for the funding hike.   

Governor Brownback at the State of the State speech. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, January 9th

Brownback proposed boosting school spending but didn't say how to pay for it.


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