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File - Kansas state Rep. John Rubin, a Shawnee Republican, discusses legislation on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas lawmaker’s plan would cut school spending

While most Kansas lawmakers are arguing over increasing state aid to public schools, one House member would eventually cut it by 20 percent.

The Kansas House and Senate Judiciary committees discuss how they can respond to a Kansas Supreme Court order to fix their school funding formula, deemed unconstitutional by the court, on Thursday June 16, 2016 at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)

Kansas lawmakers mulling courts’ power amid funding fight

The legislature’s attempt to build support for an increase in state aid to poor school districts stalled as lawmakers demanded assurances th…

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal. Tipton's attorney is arguing to the Iowa Court of Appeals that his client's conviction last year on fraud charges should be thrown out. Tipton, is appealing his July 2015 convictions related to fixing an Iowa Hot Lotto game in 2010, which resulted in a 10-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Convicted lottery computer manager argues Iowa court appeal


The attorney for a former lottery official accused of fixing jackpots argued that his client’s conviction last year on fraud charges should …

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Judge reiterates Kobach unable to encumber voting


A judge is standing by his ruling that Kobach has no right to bar people from voting because they registered using a form that didn’t requir…

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We’ve Got Your Back: Beat the heat

TOPEKA, Kan, (KSNT) – It’s not officially summer but it feels like it. With hot temperatures that can happen this time of year, we get some …