TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A key Kansas legislator is ordering the House budget committee to begin work immediately on resolving school funding issues after last week's state Supreme Court ruling. The court ruled that the state must boost aid to poor school districts and is giving lawmakers a deadline of July 1st. The Department of Education says the funding boost could cost $129 million a year.
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HAVEN, Kan. (AP) - A Texas company plans a multimillion-dollar natural gas processing plant near Haven in south-central Kansas. The Tenawa Gas Processing plant will use a process that cools the natural gas flowing through an interstate pipeline and extracts the resulting liquids. Those liquids are processed and sold to various industries.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say they're getting little help from witnesses to a fatal shooting early Sunday. They don't believe Kelsey Shaw was the target of a shooter who fired from the street outside an after-hours club. Two people had been kicked out of the club earlier but it's not clear if there's any connection.
SALINA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a man suspected of breaking into a Salina home used his seven-year-old son as an accomplice. Investigators say the man helped the boy enter the home through a basement window so the child could unlock a door and let him in. Charges in the Friday break-in are still pending.
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