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Study: Insurers may be using drug costs to discriminate

KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A new report warns that insurance companies — perhaps more than …Read More

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Toll-free legislative hotline available to Kansas residents

TOPEKA — Kansas residents can access information on state government, legislation, public policy issues and more by calling (800) 432-3924. …Read More

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Mo. and Kan. reps discuss bi-state gun legislation UPDATE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pitching similar legislation to restrict firearms for persons …Read More

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Kansas governor won’t disclose other appeals court hopefuls

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s office is refusing to disclose the names of potential candidates who were passed …Read More

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2 adults, child hospitalized after interstate collision

KANSAS CITY – Three people were injured in an accident just after 5 p.m. on Friday in Wyandotte County. The …Read More

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AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity

NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent …Read More

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Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections fell $47 million short of expectations this month. The worse-than-anticipated collections …Read More

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White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents …Read More

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Kansas bill would make parking easier for disabled vets

By Kelsie Jennings KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — Some disabled Kansas veterans and legislators are working on a bill …Read More

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Parts of Iowa, Missouri nearing drought status

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Parts of Iowa, Missouri and other Midwest states are teetering close to drought status. The National …Read More

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Foster father sentenced in death of girl left in hot car

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to nearly three years in state prison after a 10-month-old …Read More

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Suburban KC high school may put valuable painting on display soon

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City school district says it is negotiating to bring a Thomas Hart …Read More

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CDC: Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related …Read More

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Mo. man convicted of lesser murder charge after gun law change

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A Springfield man who withdrew his guilty plea to second-degree murder after state gun laws were changed …Read More

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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in ’16

STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) —Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016. Three …Read More

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ACLU protests mentor program for male students in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Lawrence school district to suspend a mentoring …Read More

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Mo. woman sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced in a media release …Read More

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Missouri Gov. says Kan. aqueduct proposal a “hair-brained idea.”

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Water Authority accepted a report on proposal to build an aqueduct to take water …Read More

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Kansas Republicans set to hold Kansas Days convention

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republicans are gathering for their biggest convention of the year. The GOP leadership will kick …Read More

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Photo by Andy Marso Rachel Mast, an Olathe 15-year-old, spoke Thursday to a House committee. She and Congressman Kevin Yoder, at far right, spoke in favor of a bill to allow tax-exempt savings accounts for Kansas children with disabilities. - See more at: http://www.khi.org/news/article/yoder-advocates-push-for-savings-accounts-for-children-with-disabilities#sthash.DQYGlYxu.dpuf

Congressman Yoder, advocates push for savings accounts for children with disabilities

by Andy Marso On a day when Congressman Kevin Yoder testified before a Kansas House committee, it was a 15-year-old …Read More

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Residents show support for wounded Mo. officer

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — More than 100 people have gathered in Springfield to show their support for a police officer …Read More

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Police seek man in Kan. child’s hair being set on fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police are searching for a man suspected of lighting a 6-year-old girl’s hair on fire …Read More

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