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Privacy group sues Kobach
The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a lawsuit against Kris Kobach, Hunter Woodall reports, arguing his attempt to gather voter information as part of his role on Trump’s voter commission “violated the Constitutional right to privacy.”
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Shawnee Mission parents wish to change district
A parent group named Education First Shawnee Mission has emerged because some believed the school board and administration had become insular and unchecked, Katy Bergen reports. “This is hyperlocal,” said one of the group’s members, Stacy Hetz. “It’s not someone going off to Topeka.”
St. Joe home leveled by blast
A home in St. Joseph was reportedly leveled by an explosion. “I just saw the house no longer standing on the ground,” a neighbor told media.
Duffy returns, Royals win
Danny Duff returned, playing in Tuesday’s victory over the Seattle Mariners. The win sealed the Royals’ seventh series win in eight tries, Rustin Dodd reports. The team is now 33-20 in its last 53 games.
The Star’s editorial board writes that the Jackson County jail is in crisis due to overcrowding. Two gyms are being used as sleeping quarters, judges are making decisions knowing jail time often isn’t an option and reports show the jail is filthy, rundown and dangerous.