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The company that processes applications for Kansas’ privatized KanCare Medicaid program faces potentially steep fines if it doesn’t fix problems, responsible for massive backlogs, by the end of this week. Maximus, a Maryland-based company that…

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who once aspired for national office, has announced he will resign after months of swirling controversy surrounding an extramarital affair and subsequent investigations about his campaign finances. Greitens said Tuesday afternoon…

MARION, N.C. (AP) — Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam early today and closed a highway in western North Carolina as the center of the storm lashed the…

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Motorists traveling around Maine will see residents’ creativity on display. Message boards warn motorists that, “A Cold Suppah Is Bettah Thana Hot Ticket.” Another one says, “Spend Money on Lobstahs —…

NEW YORK (AP) — In the time it took to compose a 53-character tweet, Roseanne Barr went from a hero that ABC was banking upon to unemployed. The network canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne”…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas plans to cut $20 million from its Lawrence campus during the next fiscal year. The university announced Tuesday that the reductions will mean about a 5.9 budget…

HUGOTON, Kan. (AP) — A recently dug up underground tunnel in southwest Kansas was likely used by 20th century outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, according to town leaders. Hugoton officials last month discovered a partially collapsed…

Friday is the deadline for candidates in Kansas to make it official by filing with the secretary of state’s office to appear on the ballot. That date is also an important cutoff for voters. It’s…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Major party candidates for Kansas governor are using their running-mate picks to bolster key campaign themes, help with potential political trouble spots and ensure that their ticket represents different regions of…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Four fluffy, white peregrine falcon chicks that hatched less than a month ago in Topeka are growing and healthy. Officials on Monday but bands on the four chicks, which hatched on…