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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Two 18-year-old University of Delaware students have joined several other teenagers who are running for Kansas governor. The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, reported Friday that the students filed the necessary paperwork after learning the state has no age or residency requirements to run. One of the students is Nicholas Schrieber of Newark, Delaware. His University of Delaware classmate, Conner Shelton of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is also running.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - City leaders are looking at the possibility of indirectly returning some of the money impoverished Lawrence residents are charged in sales tax on groceries. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Mayor Stuart Boley proposed the program to city commissioners Feb. 13. Lawrence residents pay more than 9 percent sales tax on purchases that include groceries. Boley says he would like at least a portion of the amount charged to low-income families to be spent on a program to fight hunger.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The company processing Medicaid applications in Kansas faces fines of up to $250,000 a day and the loss of its state contract because it is so far out of compliance. The Wichita Eagle reports that the state sent Maximus a non-compliance letter Jan. 30 that gives the Virginia-based company until June 1 to fix problems that include only 40 percent accuracy on financial payments.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita State University plans to install about 30 more security cameras across the campus. Police Capt. Corey Herl says the plan is designed to meet the expanding needs of the campus, including the new Innovation Campus. The university already has about 170 security cameras. The cameras are expected to cost about $100,000.

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