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Kansas AG dismisses Kansas federal school funding lawsuit

A six-year-old federal lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the Kansas school-funding system has been dismissed.

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding a water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A 12-year-old boy died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, on the Kansas water slide that is billed as the world's largest, according to officials. Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said the boy died at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, which is located about 15 miles west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said the child died on one of the park's main attractions, Verruckt, a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Waterslide complaints surface after death

The state’s Labor Department said Tuesday it has requested documentation from Schlitterbahn “to ensure all safety requirements have been fol…

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How do water parks inspect water slides?

The possibility of your child being hurt while at a water park is a nightmare many parents may not have thought about before this weekend. K…