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Associated Press Sunday, June 11th

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

House lawmakers debate the budget. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Sunday, June 11th

Other than a ceremonial last day, the 2017 session is in the books.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 11th

June 11, 2017: the story behind the U.S. Interstate Highway system. Dan McNichol is the author of The Roads that Built America. Plus, the art of the apology, and why it is so hard to get it right.

Associated Press Saturday, June 10th

Kansas City's landmark national World War One Museum and Memorial have received a nearly $2 million gift from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.  The gift is part of the museum's "Call to Duty" capital campaign commemorating this year's centennial of America's entry into World War One.

Associated Press Saturday, June 10th

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

House budget negotiators Republican Troy Waymaster (right) and Democrat Kathy Wolfe Moore. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, June 9th

One of the differences between budget plans relates to state employee raises.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, June 9th

Members of the Kansas House approved a budget bill last (THUR) night. The Senate already has approved its own budget legislation. Negotiators for the two chambers are working to draft a final version are continuing talks this (FRI) morning. Setting the budget is the major job left on the agenda before lawmakers can adjourn their annual session.   

Laura Lorson Friday, June 9th

Elizabeth Farnsworth's career has taken her all around the world as a foreign correspondent, filmmaker and occasional anchor for the PBS NewsHour. The Topeka native will be talking about her experiences...and her new book...this weekend at the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library. 

Negotiators for the House and Senate are continuing talks to draft a final version of the spending plan.
Kansas News Service Friday, June 9th

The House approved a budget bill on a 99-23 vote last (THUR) night. The Senate already has approved its own budget legislation. 

Representative Terrell's desk covered in flowers. (Photo from Brandon Whipple)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, June 8th

Terrell was found dead in her hotel room this week.

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