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Wichita’s police chief says the department had “significant involvement” in a federal investigation that has brought charges against six people, including three former law enforcement officers. An affidavit says FBI investigators have been looking into an illegal gambling business with ties to public corruption in Wichita since November 2011.

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Nursing homes in Kansas find themselves in crisis, say the people who run them.

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Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light say all the money coming from recently passed federal corporate tax cuts will land in their customers’ pockets. On Thursday, the agency that sets utility rates in Kansas insisted on it.  

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Some states fear that a Kansas voter record system could fall prey to hackers, prompting a delay in the annual collection of nearly 100 million people’s records into a database scoured for double-registrations.

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A federal appeals court has stayed a potentially explosive hearing – at least for the time being – aimed at determining whether federal prosecutors impermissibly obtained and used recordings of attorney-client phone calls.

The hearing was set to begin today in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, but the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas filed an emergency motion to block it, arguing the court was poking into the internal affairs of a separate branch of government.

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Roughly 80 politicians gathered Wednesday for an early morning meeting at the Kansas Statehouse.

The session wasn’t technically mandatory, more encouraged by legislative leaders determined to be seen as doing something in response to the recent wave of sexual harassment allegations.

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The number of college degrees and certificates earned at Kansas' public universities last year fell short of the Board of Regents' target for the second year in a row.

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Wichita State University is holding a final event Wednesday night to commemorate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

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Wichita’s Citizen Review Board to enforce police transparency is starting to take shape.

City Manager Robert Layton, who announced its members Wednesday, said the board's formation is especially timely.

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Gov. Sam Brownback wants to add hundreds of new counselors to public schools in Kansas over the next five years, if those counselors can be found.

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