Lawmakers are considering a proposal to allow the sale of full-strength beer and liquor in convenience stores and grocery stores. Liquor store owners fear such a measure would force them out of business and say it would result in less control over alcohol sales. Supporters say the existing law allowing convenience stores and grocery stores to sell only 3.2 beer and wine coolers is antiquated and restricts the free market.
Cheney Reservoir, which supplies much of Wichita's water, will run out of water by August 2015 if the drought continues.
The governor wants to change how property taxes are levied in response to some complaints that taxes go up every year. Under the governor's proposal, if the value of homes or businesses in a city or county go up, the mill levy must go down by a corresponding amount, unless elected officials vote to raise taxes. Tell us about your experiences with property taxes.
Americans gave $347 billion to charity last year. That doesn't include items and time that they donated. Reasons people have for giving vary from needing a tax deduction to wanting the warm glow that comes from helping others. Tell us why you donate your time or money to charity for a story scheduled to run Sunday, Nov. 25.