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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 100 student veterans at Wichita State University haven’t received GI Bill benefits because of a paperwork backlog, leading some students to drop courses or withdraw from the school. The…

A University of Kansas study linked tighter welfare rules to a growing foster care load. The state agency overseeing those programs backed those same new rules. Now, it’s hired a research team to question the…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Conservation Connection at the Topeka Zoo on Thursday will feature a Humboldt penguin from the Kansas City Zoo. The event will discuss how the Humboldt penguins of Punta San Juan…

Millions of dollars have been spent on the governor’s race in Kansas. Money has poured in from all over the country. But a new player has entered the fray — the American Civil Liberties Union.…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney says the FBI is investigating three Sedgwick County commissioners because they tried to fire County Manager Michael Scholes after he cooperated with an FBI investigation. Lawyer Austin Parker is…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence school district will survey whether students, parents and staff would support starting high school classes later in the morning. Lawrence Deputy Superintendent Anna Stubblefield said the surveys will be…

Moderate Republican Rep. Steve Becker of Buhler lost his primary in August, but he hasn’t conceded his Kansas House seat to his conservative challenger just yet. He’s mounting a write-in campaign. Two years ago, when…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City, just days before the election is not in the public’s interest because it would likely create more…

If Libertarian Party candidate Jeff Caldwell is elected governor of Kansas in November, his first day in office will be a busy one. His first act will be to pardon all nonviolent cannabis offenses, which…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas county clerk who moved the only polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City to a facility outside the city limits more than a mile from…