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In The Dog House

Accused puppy mill operator climbs into cage in attempt to clear his name. …
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach answers questions from reporters during a news conference about a federal judge's ruling ordering the federal government to help Kansas and Arizona enforce their proof-of-citizenship requirements for new voters, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Kobach and Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett filed a lawsuit over the issue. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Lawsuit against Kobach returned to Kansas court

A federal judge has agreed with the American Civil Liberties Union that a state court should decide a lawsuit challenging Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's enforcement of the state's voter-citizenship rule.…
Dying Pigs

US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.…
School Funding Fight

Kansas teachers vow to fight for rights

Leaders of the largest Kansas teachers' union vowed Tuesday to fight through November's elections against the Legislature's vote to eliminate tenure.…
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Obama Pushes Equal Pay

President Obama announces moves to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women. …