Paul Davis calls for more education funding

Paul Davis attacked Gov. Sam Brownback’s record on education at a Topeka elementary school Tuesday and promised to increase funding for schools if elected governor. But when pressed by reporters, Davis struggled to say how he would raise more money for schools with the state facing a looming shortfall of more than $200 million by July 2016.

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Royals snap losing skid

On Monday afternoon, a few hours before the Royals snapped a losing skid with a 4-3 victory over Texas, pitching coach Dave Eiland suggested closer Greg Holland take the day off. Not once this season has Holland told his coaches he could not pitch. He will accept a rest day when offered, but Monday was different.

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Judicial selection system worked

If the screening of applicants by the Supreme Court Nominating Commission ensures that only liberals reach the state’s high court, as critics charge, how did it happen that Gov. Sam Brownback’s first chosen justice was someone as conservative as he is, his former chief counsel Caleb Stegall? That’s because the critics are wrong and the system works.


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