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AG: Treatment funding key to Kansas criminal justice reform

Kansas’ top law enforcement official says boosting spending on services for the mentally ill and treating substance abuse is crucial to reforming the state’s criminal justice system. Attorney General Derek Schmidt contends extra funding for such services, particularly in rural ...

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Concerns reported to Kansas agency before toddler’s death

Kansas child welfare officials say they received repeated reports about a Wichita toddler before he was found dead in a motel of a methadone overdose in the latest high-profile tragedy involving the agency responsible for overseeing young children. In response ...

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Concerns reported to Kansas agency before toddler’s death

Kansas child welfare officials say they received repeated reports about a Wichita toddler before he was found dead in a motel of a methadone overdose in the latest high-profile tragedy involving the agency responsible for overseeing young children. In response ...

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Kansas, Missouri truce over jobs conflict appears shaky

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters after signing her executive order aimed at ending an economic "border war" between her state and Missouri over jobs in the Kansas City area at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas. Standing behind her is Kansas Commerce Secretary David Toland. AP Photo by John Hanna

The governors in Kansas and Missouri have moved to end an economic “border war” that has gained their states unwanted national attention for using millions of dollars in incentives to entice companies into shifting jobs close to the Kansas City-area ...

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Kansas, Missouri truce over jobs conflict appears shaky

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters after signing her executive order aimed at ending an economic "border war" between her state and Missouri over jobs in the Kansas City area at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas. Standing behind her is Kansas Commerce Secretary David Toland. AP Photo by John Hanna

The governors in Kansas and Missouri have moved to end an economic “border war” that has gained their states unwanted national attention for using millions of dollars in incentives to entice companies into shifting jobs close to the Kansas City-area ...

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Missouri, Kansas see uptick in drug overdose deaths

Federal data indicates drug overdose deaths in Kansas and Missouri are on the rise even as national drug-related fatalities are in decline. Provisional data released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows drug-related deaths in the ...

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