WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is rallying opposition to a planned federal rule requiring that home health care providers get at least minimum wage and overtime. Brownback says the rule taking effect next year would increase the cost of services for disabled and elderly Kansas residents.
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The state has suspended the license of a Wichita day care where a toddler was severely injured Thursday morning. Police say the 18-month-old girl nearly had her leg amputated when she was struck by a lawnmower pushed by the day care operator. She was playing in the yard with other kids, all under the age of four.
GRANDVIEW PLAZA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas House member Allan Rothlisberg is planning a write-in campaign in November. The lawmaker from Grandview Plaza lost the Republican primary this month to political newcomer Lonnie Clark of Junction City. Tom Brungardt of Milford is the Democratic nominee in the 65th House District.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has ordered the state to release more documents to people fighting to write a book about the 1959 "In Cold Blood" murders in Holcomb. He issued the order after hearing arguments over case files kept at the home of a now-dead Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent who was part of the 1959 case.
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