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Mouse study finds extra oxygen may spur tumor-fighting cells

LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in …Read More

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Roberts, Moran Introduce Bill Providing Ag Industry Relief from Transportation Regs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today introduced bi-partisan and bi-cameral …Read More

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Mo. Republican wants to bar health insurance subsidies

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Groups advocating for health care access say a bill blocking federal subsidies that help pay for …Read More

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Hearings scheduled on controversial changes in state welfare policies

By Jim McLean Bills that would further tighten eligibility for public assistance programs will be among the first that lawmakers …Read More

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Kansas Senate panel grills Brownback judge appointee

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointee to the Kansas Court of Appeals has gotten a chilly reception …Read More

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Kansas governor touts tax policy to Missouri lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is touting to Missouri lawmakers what he says is right with …Read More

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Senate fails to override Obama’s veto of Keystone pipeline bill

DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a …Read More

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Michael Brown’s family disappointed with Justice Department

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown’s uncle says a Department of Justice decision not to charge the Ferguson police officer …Read More

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Two times zones, one house

KENDALL, Kan. (AP) — This weekend’s time change can be rough on some people. But consider Ron and Sherry Finlay. …Read More

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Safety agency closes truck tire probe

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has closed an investigation into reports of Michelin truck tire failures …Read More

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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it won’t prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren …Read More

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Top Senate Republican tells states: ignore EPA carbon rules

DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of …Read More

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Kansas duo arrested on drug and theft charges

MANHATTAN- Law enforcement authorities in Manhattan arrested two suspects on Tuesday night on various drug charges. The Riley County Police …Read More

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Kansas governor not backing off cuts to schools, higher ed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding …Read More

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SE Kansas man hospitalized after car slides past stop sign

LACYGNE – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday in Linn County. The …Read More

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Wyandotte Co. deputy shot during robbery UPDATE

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked …Read More

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4-day school week approved in 2 Missouri districts

PIERCE CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two southwest Missouri school districts will have four-day school weeks next school year. Students in …Read More

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Former Pittsburg State professor pleads guilty to fraud

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — A former Pittsburg State University professor has admitted defrauding a Nigerian graduate student exchange program he …Read More

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Mo. House panel OKs budget with more K-12 school money

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House panel has approved a plan to cut the governor’s travel budget, beef …Read More

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High court takes up major fight over your health law subsidy

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack …Read More

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Kansas Legislature kicking off second half of annual session

JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are returning to the Statehouse for the second part …Read More

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Former US poet laureate speaks about race at Kansas college

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former U.S. poet laureate has shared with an audience at the University of Kansas her …Read More

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