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More States Cutting Back On Teacher Tenure Policies

Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states — and even removed altogether in some places.

06/12/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Kansas Bill Would Regulate Obamacare ‘Navigators’

Republican legislators in Kansas moved Tuesday to regulate counselors who help consumers navigate an online insurance marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul that most of the state’s GOP officials strongly oppose.

03/11/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Kansas Bill Blocks Obamacare Law Within State

Kansas Republicans who loathe the federal health care overhaul have embraced a national movement aimed at helping states opt out of its requirements, but backers conceded Tuesday that the effort depends on a power shift in Congress.

02/18/2014

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Kansas Airport Worker Arrested in Car Bomb Plot

A Kansas man was arrested Friday on charges that he planned to set off a car bomb at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Regional Airport in an attack intended to support al-Qaida, authorities said.

12/13/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 25:  Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts after fouling a ball off his foot during the 6th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 25, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Shaky Defense Helps Royals Win 6-4

Salvador Perez homered early, then drove in the tie breaking run in the eighth and the Kansas City Royals ended their seven-game losing streak on Sunday, rebounding for a 6-4 victory after blowing a 4-0 lead against Washington.

08/25/2013

File photo of people voting. (credit: G. De Cardenas/Getty Images)

Kan., Ariz. Sue Federal Gov’t To Require Documents Proving Citizenship To Vote

Kansas and Arizona officials filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday in an attempt to force a federal elections agency to change its voter registration forms to compel proof of citizenship.

08/22/2013

File photo of Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Holder’s Actions Against Journalists ‘Like East Germany’

Sen. Pat Roberts said Thursday that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over allegations that he knew of the gathering of journalists’ telephone records and emails.

05/31/2013

File photo of Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Holder: Kansas Law Blocking Federal Gun Regulations Unconstitutional

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback that a new state law attempting to block federal regulation of some guns is unconstitutional and that the federal government is willing to go to court over the issue.

05/02/2013

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