SCHOOL FUNDING

Kansas House advances school funding plan

The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a plan for boosting aid to poor school districts after Gov. Sam Brownback urged fellow Republicans to support it.…
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Former Jayhawk player sentenced for robbery

A former University of Kansas defensive end who was dismissed from the football team without playing a game has been sentenced to three years' probation for robbery.…
Mark Milley, John Cornyn

Fort Hood reveals identities of 3 soldiers killed

The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.…
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Gay group raps White House on discrimination order

The nation's largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.…
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Photos: The work of Anja Neidringhaus

Renowned German photographer Anja Neidringhaus, 48, was killed April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire on a car she was sitting in, in eastern Afghanistan. …