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Governor Brownback speaking at the hearing.
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 4th

The Senate hearing focused on Brownback's nomination to be ambassador for international religious freedom.

Harvest Public Media Wednesday, October 4th

Patches of land strategically planted on the edges of crop fields help reduce soil loss, water pollution, and can attract pollinators.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (file photo)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback faces questions today as U.S. Senators begin his confirmation hearing to become an ambassador-at-large for religious freedom.

KanCare is the name of the privatized Medicaid system in Kansas.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas officials are waiting to see if the federal government will approve a request for a one-year extension to changes made to the state's privatized Medicaid system.

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the nearly $300 million school funding increase approved this spring by the Legislature wasn't enough to meet adequacy and equity requirements of the Kansas Constitution.  (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The Kansas Supreme Court has once again rejected the state's arguments concerning the fairness and adequacy of the Kansas school finance formula. Our analysts examined Monday's court ruling and explain what this most recent ruling means for students and the state budget.    

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, October 3rd

The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that state lawmakers did not increase spending on public schools enough this year and ordered lawmakers to write a new funding formula with bigger increase.

Governor Sam Brownback flew to Israel at the end of August and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The governor’s office did not disclose the trip.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The governor’s visit to Israel was discovered because of an investigative report by the Hutchinson News.

A cowboy hat lies in the street in Las Vegas. A country music festival ended in violence and chaos as thousands of people sought to escape from a man armed with an arsenal of automatic weapons. (Photo: David Becker, Getty Images)
KMUW Radio Tuesday, October 3rd

A security specialist with the Kansas National Guard says if you’re going to a large public gathering, be sure to look for ways to exit and for places to take cover.

Kansas News Service Monday, October 2nd

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in an educational funding case that the state's most recent increase in state aid to schools is not sufficient.   

Reporters wait outside the Investigations and Training Center of the Lawrence Police Department for an update on the investigation into the fatal weekend shooting. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Monday, October 2nd

Police say as many as 100 people may have witnessed the fatal shooting of three people in downtown Lawrence early Sunday morning.

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