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12:48 a.m.
Paul Davis, left, and Sam Brownback. National Republicans air ads for Brownback
August 7, 2014
The Republican Governors Association began airing TV ads on behalf of Gov. Sam Brownback on the same day the Brownback campaign sent out fundraising emails warning GOP voters that the Democratic Governors Association was throwing support behind Rep. Paul Davis. By Peter Hancock
9:32 a.m.
Angelica Marie Kulp Lawrence police locate owner of car in connection with homicide suspect
9:22 a.m., August 8, 2014 Updated 3:19 p.m.
Lawrence police are asking for help in their investigation of the apparent homicide of Christine Kaplan, whose body was discovered July 26 at her home in the 1100 block of New York Street. Investigators are looking for anyone who may have spoken with or given a ride to Angelica Kulp, a suspect in the case, over the past several weeks, said Sgt. Trent McKinley, police department spokesman. Kulp is in the Shawnee County Jail on an unrelated charge. Police say Kulp will be brought to Douglas County to face charges of first-degree murder after her Shawnee County case is resolved.
8:24 p.m.
In this file photo, Kansas House Appropriations Committee Chairman Marc Rhoades, a Newton Republican, answers questions from reporters following a round of talks between House members and senators on budget issues Thursday May 30, 2013 at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. New budget projections from the Kansas Legislature's nonpartisan research staff show a state budget shortfall developing by July 2016. The projections released Friday by the Legislative Research Department also show a lower figure for the state's cash reserves on June 30 than Gov. Sam Brownback's administration reported last month. New Kansas figures show shortfalls
3:31 p.m., August 8, 2014 Updated 4:10 p.m.
New budget projections from the Kansas Legislature’s nonpartisan research staff show a state budget shortfall developing by July 2016. The projections released Friday by the Legislative Research Department also show a lower figure for the state’s cash reserves on June 30 than Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration reported last month.

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