Kansas state Reps. Jim Kelly, left, of Independence, and Richard Proehl, right, of Parsons, confer before a caucus of fellow Republicans, Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Republican leaders in the House and Senate are at odds over budget and tax issues. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kan. legislators move forward on budget

Negotiators from the Kansas House and Senate are reporting progress on approving a new state budget, with plans to send the latest House pro…

Sperm donor wants different judge

William Marotta's attorney filed a motion Friday asking Judge Mary E. Mattivi to disqualify herself from the case. The filing doesn't includ…