Good morning. Below is a preview of the AP's expected report for Kansas for Wednesday AMs.
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WEDNESDAY AMs PREVIEW:
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas State Board of Education reviews a final draft of proposed science standards. The standards were developed by 26 states, including Kansas, working with the National Research Council and treat both evolution and climate change as core scientific concepts. John Hanna
TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Sam Brownback signs legislation mandating drug testing for some Kansans who receive welfare benefits and cutting off unemployment benefits for jobless workers who fail prospective employers' drug tests. John Milburn
LEAVENWORTH GUIDANCE CENTER
LEAVENWORTH — The executive director of a mental health center that serves three northeast Kansas counties says the center is dealing with increased demand while receiving less funding. Keith Rickard told the Leavenworth County Commission Monday that the Guidance Center sees about 5,000 patients a year, compared with about 2,800 decade ago. The center serves Leavenworth, Jefferson and Atchison counties.
— KU RELAYS-SECURITY — A Kansas Relay official says it's unlikely extra security will be hired to work the track and field showcase this week in Lawrence.
— COUNCIL MEMBER FIRED — Getting elected to the city council got a man fired from his city job in a small south-central Kansas town.
— TEACHING THE MASSES — A Kansas State University teacher has gained a massive Internet following with his videos on culture and information attracting millions of views.
— EISENHOWER-WASHINGTON'S PAPERS — George Washington's personal copy of the early laws of the United States written in 1789 goes on display next week in Kansas.
— KANSAS CROPS — The latest crop update from the Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service shows improving topsoil moisture conditions for areas that have received significant rain or snow.