Top Morning News 3.08.13
Bill would allow liquor sales in groceries and convenience stores; Bill would bar clinics affiliated with abortion from having a relationship with public schools; Daylight saving time means change your clocks, and batteries.
Kan. Liquor Store Owners Oppose Bill That Would Expand Sales
A proposed change to Kansas alcohol laws would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell wine and liquor. Currently, wine and spirits are only available at dedicated liquor stores.
Bill Would Bar Certain Clinics From Collaborating With Public Schools
The head of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri is criticizing state legislation that would bar abortion providers from having any relationship with public schools.
President and CEO Peter Brownlie says his chapter offers materials and instructors for sex education classes to public schools if they ask.
Kansans for Life Executive Director Mary Kay Culp says parents shouldn't have to worry about their children getting sex education instruction from a group that she considers to promote abortion.
The bill aimed at keeping abortion providers out of schools was approved Thursday by the House Federal and State Affairs Committee.
Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries
The Wichita Fire Department are reminding residents to change their smoke alarm batteries at the same time they change their clocks on Sunday.