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Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor

Opening statements are expected Tuesday morning in the 2011 lawsuit brought against Angel Dillard under a federal law aimed at protecting access to abortion services. The civil case highlights the federal government’s heightened concerns about perceived threats to abortion providers in the wake of Dr. George Tiller’s murder in Wichita.

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Kansas lawmakers negotiate deal to close the state’s budget gap

The House and Senate planned to work into the night Saturday to address the state’s $290 million budget shortfall, but their deal would hand off some additional budget-balancing work to Gov. Sam Brownback. The bill would delay a $99 million payment to the state’s pension fund until fiscal year 2018, and it would shield K-12 public schools from spending reductions.

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Hundreds of parents and teachers protest at Kansas Capitol 01:15

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KU Biodiversity Institute researchers headed to the top of Guadalcanal 02:13

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Cool 'reverse' frog and fruit-eating monitor lizard 02:33

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High water closes Route 66 between Galena and Riverton, Kan. 01:08

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University of Kansas student favors students carrying guns on campus 01:35

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Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process 01:19

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Building collapses in downtown Liberty 02:46

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Gov. Sam Brownback signs juvenile justice reform into law

Sen. Greg Smith, Rep. John Rubin and Gov. Sam Brownback spoke Monday at the bill-signing ceremony outside the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe.
Ed Eveld eeveld@kcstar.com
Gov. Sam Brownback signs juvenile justice reform into law 01:36

Gov. Sam Brownback signs juvenile justice reform into law

Short-term fix for Kansas school funding 01:21

Short-term fix for Kansas school funding

Capitol Christian concert protests Oregon wildlife sanctuary shooting 04:40

Capitol Christian concert protests Oregon wildlife sanctuary shooting

Hundreds of parents and teachers protest at Kansas Capitol 01:15

Hundreds of parents and teachers protest at Kansas Capitol