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Oil Price Problematic for State, Local Governments

Oil WellState and local governments that receive taxes from the production of oil and natural gas could face challenges as prices plunge.

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Statewide Storm Damage Totals Dropped in 2014

Storm shots from May 25 Tornado in RussellThe amount of storm damage reported in Kansas in 2014 was the lowest amount in 16 years.

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Kansas Judges Criticize Reliance on LOB Funds

School FundingA Kansas judicial panel has slammed the state's increasing reliance on the use of local money to supplement state funding of public schools.

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USD 407 BOE to Interview Superintendent Candidates Jan. 5-9

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education will interview superintendent candidates in a series of special meetings this week.

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Add Your Business Coupon to the State Tourism Site

TravelKSEveryone likes to get a deal. According to an A.C. Nielsen study, 60 percent of US consumers are actively looking for coupons.

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Hays Apartment Fire Kills Woman

FireA woman is dead and another injured following an apartment fire in Hays.

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Kansas Court Orders More State Spending on Schools

School FundingA state district court panel has ruled that Kansas isn't spending enough money on its public schools to provide a suitable education for every child.

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