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Mental health a major issue in jails

After more information has come to light, including the mental health of David Zehring, the man who was shot by police last week. KSN wants to know what health care assets are available for the mentally unstable in the justice system.…
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Taxpayers warned of future healthcare fines

Tax preparers and accountants are working hard to remind taxpayers of future tax-related healthcare provisions that could leave many facing penalties when they file next year.…
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Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims in the shootings at Jewish community sites.…
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Memorial set for former Kan. social services chief

A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday for Robert C. Harder, a former Kansas legislator who helped create the agency that became the state Department for Children and Families and served as its top administrator for two decades.…
FILE - In this June 28, 2012 file photo, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger speaks in Topeka, Kansas.  (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations are urging Gov. Sam Brownback to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.…
In this photo provided by the Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff is Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old Vietnam War veteran from southwest Missouri, founder of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in his native North Carolina and later the White Patriot Party. (AP Photo/Johnson County Sheriff)

Supremacist appears in court on murder charges

An avowed white supremacist has made his first appearance in court on charges he killed three people in a shooting spree at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.
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Dodge City water park to be sales tax project

A 14-year discussion about opening a water park in Dodge City took another step toward reality, when city and Ford County commissions approved making the project eligible for funding from a special sales tax.…
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Photos: Blood moon over Kansas

Eyeballs turned upward to the moon Tuesday morning. The so-called "blood moon" is gracing the skies in different phases between 1 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. ET. …
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School districts respond to statewide testing issues

Across the state, students and teachers are dealing with technical issues trying to do their testing, now some districts are limiting testing and focusing on giving time back to teachers.…
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Camp Hope affected by Camp Aldrich fire

Each year, Camp Hope offers a fun opportunity for kids battling cancer, but it's future may look a lot different after a weekend fire.…
FILE - In this July 25, 2013 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder speaks in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Authorities say hate motivated Kansas shooting

Authorities say there is enough evidence to warrant a hate-crimes prosecution in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City.…