$20M in federal grants coming to Mo. colleges

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri community colleges are getting $19.7 million from the federal government to train more students and …Read More

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Gov’t to reveal drug company payments to doctors

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is planning to release data Tuesday on drug and medical …Read More

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Animal rescue group leader fined for poodle death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The owner of a no-kill rescue organization has been found guilty of violating Topeka’s dangerous dogs …Read More

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Two dead in southwest Missouri homicide

WILLARD, Mo. (AP) — The Greene County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has been killed and that a person of …Read More

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Farmers harvesting crops, seeding wheat

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers are taking advantage of the mild weather to harvest fall crops, put up feed …Read More

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Sen. Laura Kelly, left, and Rep. Jim Ward, the top Democrats on the KanCare Oversight Committee, on Monday requested that a special committee be appointed to study whether any legal or ethical boundaries were crossed when Gov. Sam Brownback's administration contracted with three managed care organizations to privatize Medicaid.-Photo by Dave Ranney

Democrats call for special committee to vet KanCare contracting

By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — The top Democrats on the KanCare Oversight Committee on Monday called for …Read More

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White House intruder gets far past front door

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman says whistleblowers have told a congressional committee that the …Read More

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Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local …Read More

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Jeb Bush campaigns for Roberts in Kansas

ROXANA HEGEMAN WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the latest Republican heavy-hitter to come to the …Read More

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Two hospitalized after vehicle runs a stop sign

COFFEYVILLE, Kan.- Two people were injured in an accident just before 11 a.m. on Monday in Montgomery County. The Kansas …Read More

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Grand jury gets 2nd case on Ferguson officer Darren Wilson

CLAYTON (AP) – A St. Louis County grand jury will review another case involving the Ferguson police officer who fatally …Read More

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Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Railroad Union Funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The former secretary-treasurer of a railroad union in Kansas has pleaded guilty to embezzling from the …Read More

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Kansas man charged in girlfriend’s death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man who police say was naked and bloody before his arrest is charged with …Read More

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Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture …Read More

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Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The rewards for surviving last winter’s punishing weather are tight supplies and drastic …Read More

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State Supreme Court to hear Mo. child abuse case

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The state’s supreme court will hear arguments this week about whether a Springfield man is guilty …Read More

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Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants to put a stop to excessive payday or car …Read More

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New execution date set for Missouri inmate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of killing …Read More

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Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration problem

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are looking into a consumer’s petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly …Read More

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University of Kansas seeking more defense dollars

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas is hoping to attract more federal research funding from the U.S. Department …Read More

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Kansas schools report teacher retirements on rise

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas school districts report a higher pace of teachers retiring while the number of newly licensed …Read More

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Another Mo. Muslim inmate sues county jail

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Another Muslim inmate is suing the Greene County jail, alleging that jailers violated his civil rights by …Read More

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