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Some Kansas students to face deeper financial aid cuts

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Students attending public, four-year universities and colleges in Kansas may see cuts in their financial aid due to a legislative action on a program governing school grants.

Kansas Board of Regents spokeswoman Breeze Richardson said the grants go to the students, not the institutions themselves.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the clause added to Gov. Sam Brownback's…

Drone creates thermal images to show problems in homes

We may not be able to see it, but with a special thermal imagining drone, John Furguson can look almost anywhere and see something we can't.

Teen arrested for setting fires in Hutchinson

The Reno County Sheriff's Office arrested a 16-year-old Friday morning for setting fires in Hutchinson.

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Spring will be back in a big way on Saturday!


New Kansas bill would allow counties to vote on liquor sales

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas bill introduced Wednesday would allow a county's voters to decide if their grocery stores can sell liquor, wine and spirits; and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer.

Registered sex offender will continue to deliver mail despite complaints

We're beginning to get a better idea of the United States Postal Service's stance and policy when it comes to hiring and employing registered sex offenders.


University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma's president says members of a recently disbanded fraternity apparently learned a racist chant during a cruise four years ago sponsored by the fraternity's national leadership.

OU President David Boren said Friday that the school interviewed more than 160 people during its investigation into the racist chant by members of…

3 Topeka students injured in science experiment

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A science experiment gone awry has injured three high school students in Topeka.

Military veteran's remains stolen in Woodson Co.

The Woodson County Sheriff is investigating a burglary in which the remains of a military veteran were stolen.


Feds charge man with smuggling bulk cash, money laundering

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a man in Kansas for his role in a money laundering scheme that crossed interstate and foreign boundaries.

Utility customer disconnect protection ends Tuesday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state agency is reminding utility customers who are behind on paying their electric and natural gas bills that the Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends Tuesday.

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