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 The Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team is currently ranked No. 1 in the nation. The school's athletics director says that if other schools have laws about endorsement deals and Kansas does not, KU would be "at a disadvantage." (Photo by Erica Hunzinger, Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Saturday, March 7th, 2020

The proposal would allow players to make endorsement deals while still in college.

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Associated Press Friday, March 6th, 2020

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Associated Press Thursday, March 5th, 2020

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Wichita has LED bulbs but Evergy owns the streetlights.  (Photo by Stephen Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Some cities in Kansas save hundreds of thousands of dollars by switching to LED bulbs in their streetlights.  

 Abortion protestors this year in Topeka, where Medicaid expansion and an anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution have become entagled. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Jim McLean Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Kelly wants to end the blockade of a Medicaid expansion plan.

Associated Press Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

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Associated Press Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

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Fossils taken from rocks west of Wichita. (Photo by Stephan Bisaha / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

A new app may help fossil hunters in Kansas find some incredibly old treasures. 

Associated Press Monday, March 2nd, 2020

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The weekly report on developments in the Kansas Legislature from the Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Monday, March 2nd, 2020

State lawmakers are a step closer to legalizing sports betting in Kansas. The gaming bill recently cleared the state Senate. The size of the state’s take and the online sale of lottery tickets remain issues as the measure moves on to the House.    

Associated Press Sunday, March 1st, 2020

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Kaye McIntyre Saturday, February 29th, 2020

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Associated Press Friday, February 28th, 2020

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Sens. Richard Hilderbrand (left) and Mike Thompson (right) speak during a floor debate this week. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Lawmakers hit a major deadline, known as "turnaround."

Associated Press Thursday, February 27th, 2020

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The bill would allow the plates for any vehicles older than 35 years. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

The bill would allow more cars to get the special Kansas license plates.

Associated Press Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

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Associated Press Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

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JAG-K Day at the Kansas Statehouse, February 2020. JAG-K students pose for a photo with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, a supporter of JAG-K.  JAG or, "Jobs for America's Graduates," is a national program designed to help students suceed in life. The Kansas Chapter is called JAG-K. (Photo from JAG-K)
J. Schafer Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

For the first 11 years of her life, Kira endured the worst kind of abuse. When the abuse finally stopped, she suffered from depression and even considered suicide. Today, Kira is 17 and a successful Kansas high school student. Hear how a program called JAG-K turned her life around. KPR's J. Schafer reports.

Associated Press Monday, February 24th, 2020

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