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Budget Director Shawn Sullivan speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kansas would have problems paying the bills in February unless a fix is passed.

Three people have been sentenced in a fraud scheme that employed homeless people to cash phony checks.

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

A juvenile has been arrested in connection with a phony bomb threat that forced a school and hospital in Onaga to be evacuated.

Kansas lawmakers feel they need to fix the state's budget mess within the next few weeks just to ensure state bills get paid on time.

The Hollywood Casino, in Kansas City, Kansas, is one of three, state-owned gambling operations. Southeast Kansas could become the site of a fourth, state-run casino. (Photo by J. Schafer)

Pittsburg city commissioners are throwing their support behind a casino proposal for southeast Kansas.  The state already runs three casinos; in Dodge City, Mulvane (near Wichita) and in Kansas City, Kansas.

An artist's rendition of the dark, mysterious and icy orb known as Pluto. This summer, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft should give us a more definitive picture of the so-called "dwarf planet," discovered by Kansan Clyde Tombaugh.

This summer, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will fly by Pluto, the mysterious planet first identified in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh, of Burdett, Kansas.  Commentator Cheryl Unruh tells us about the man and his amazing discovery.
 

The Kansas Senate chamber. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Senators heard from victims of burglary and prosecutors.

The Kansas Statehouse on a bright and sunny day.  (Photo by J. Schafer)

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is slamming some of the governor's budget proposals, including a steep hike in tobacco and alcohol taxes.
 

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