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Drug detecting dogs will return to Derby Schools Video included

K9 drug dog searches will return to three Derby schools this academic year.

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Kansas school district adopts LGBTQ protections

A Johnson County school district has voted to add LGBTQ protections to its nondiscrimination policy. 

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University of Kansas ending science, math teaching programs

The University of Kansas plans to close its Center for STEM Learning and a program designed to attract math and science teachers. 

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K-State grinds out road win at Mississippi State, 31-24

The 'Cats scored the go ahead touchdown 5 minutes to go in the game. 

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KU offense leads the way in 48-24 win over Boston College

The Jayhawks broke a 48 game road losing streak against Power 5 conference opponents with the win. 

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Slain Goddard principal honored

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A Goddard school principal who was killed in a school shooting is being honored by the Goddard Education Foundation. 

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2 teens charged with bringing guns to Kansas middle school

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Prosecutors in Johnson County, Kansas, announced Thursday that the teens are charged with being juveniles in possession of a firearm.

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2 men hurt, woman arrested after Wichita officer-involved shooting, manhunt Video included

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Wichita police say two men remain hospitalized and a woman is in custody after a shooting and manhunt that began when the driver of a stolen Jeep tried to run over an officer. 

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Coastal Carolina upsets Kansas, first victory over Power 5 school

The Jayhawk offense struggled mightily against the Chanticleers. 

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McPherson police investigate 2 school threats

McPherson police are investigating two unrelated threats of violence toward the local high school in a matter of hours. 

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Great Bend voters reject school bond questions Video included

Great Bend Public Schools will learn the fate of it's future after the bond votes, costing taxpayers $44 million, are counted on Thursday. Parents in the community are divided on what they think is the right decision.

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McPherson hospital, college announce rural health initiative

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McPherson College and McPherson Hospital are partners in a new health initiative to improve rural health care. 

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KU's Pooka Williams set to return against Coastal Carolina Video included

Pooka was suspended from all team activities for 7 months after an arrest in December for domestic battery. 

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K-State's Thompson thrilled with direction of offense Video included

K-State had over 500 yards of total offense. 

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Parchment shines in KU win over Indiana State Video included

Parchment led the Jayhawks in receiving yards. 

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KU rallies to give Les Miles a win in debut

Carter Stanley led the Jayhawks on an 8 play, 75 yard touchdown drive in the 4th quarter to seal the deal. 

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Parents concerned over head lice policy changes in Kansas schools Video included

Ian Murdock is sending his young daughter off to school for the first time. And while there's a lot to think about, he's confused about the head lice policy.  

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Kansas teachers compete with Netflix for students' attention in the classroom

Students at Broken Arrow Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District develop reading skills using iPads. Every student in the district receives an iPad or Macbook. CELIA LLOPIS-JEPSEN / KANSAS NEWS SERVICE Students at Broken Arrow Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District develop reading skills using iPads. Every student in the district receives an iPad or Macbook. CELIA LLOPIS-JEPSEN / KANSAS NEWS SERVICE

Smartboards have been replacing chalkboards in Kansas for more than a decade. Yet districts are still figuring out tech’s place in the classroom.

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Drivers need to be mindful of school kids

With the start of a new school year, things are busy on the road. Students and drivers need to be mindful of each other to make sure everyone is safe.

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