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Kansas receiving arts funds, for now

It’s great that both the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mid-America Arts Alliance have renewed their partnership with Kansas. But the partnership and its funding could be short-lived. The current agreement is effective only through June 30. And if President Trump has his way, all federal arts funding could be cut.

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Hopeful start on new school funding plan

A Kansas House committee has made a solid start on crafting a new school finance formula. With a few adjustments – including reducing the funding phase-in period – that state could meet its constitutional obligation and avoid potential school closings.

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Make open meetings law clearer

The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office issued a puzzling decision this week that largely cleared the Wichita school board of violating the Kansas Open Meetings Act. Apparently the Legislature needs to make the law clearer.

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Lawmakers side with Brownback, not public

It is disheartening that the Kansas House failed by three votes Monday to override Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of Medicaid expansion. It’s also disappointing, but not surprising, that more than a dozen Wichita-area GOP lawmakers were among the 44 House members who voted to sustain Brownback’s veto.

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Endorsement

The following is The Eagle editorial board’s recommendation for the April 11 special election for the U.S. House, District 4.

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Downtown Wichita building inspected for ghosts

A team from KS White Noise Paranormal investigates the Wichita Eagle building at 825 E. Douglas. (April 23, 2017)
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Downtown Wichita building inspected for ghosts

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Goalie with special needs finds home on the ice

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