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Expand KanCare now

As state legislators sit around and wait for that elusive budget solution to appear, they should consider the serious consequences of their continued failure to expand Medicaid in Kansas.

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KanCare demands much more scrutiny

Privatizing Medicaid in Kansas in 2013 was a huge undertaking with many moving parts for providers and many scary uncertainties for clients. And the transition has been uneasy at best – including for the three managed-care companies, who collectively lost nearly $170 million during KanCare’s first two years. So the more scrutiny and oversight the better, right?

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Local chambers, but not Wichita’s, concerned about cuts

Chambers of commerce from Salina, Overland Park, Emporia, Topeka, Greater Kansas City, Lawrence, Garden City, Hutchinson/Reno County, Manhattan and five other communities – but noticeably not Wichita – wrote Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders expressing concern about state budget deficits and funding cuts to important programs such as highways and education.

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15 things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (May 2-3)

It’s the merry month of May, and the weather looks beautiful this weekend. Starting Sunday night, there’s a chance of an extended wet spell, so pick — and plant — your flowers while you may. Here are some of the things going on in the Wichita area this weekend, many of them in the great outdoors, several of them free.

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