By Dave Ranney -- KHI News Service TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback has signed into law a bill that might make it possible for Kansas to join a compact of states that want the power to run Medicare and Medicaid within their borders. The new law also creates the possibility that the compact states could circumvent several key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. “The Health Care Compact will allow states to restore and protect Medicare for generations to come,” Brownback said in a prepared statement today announcing that he had signed the measure. The actual signing…
This documentary examines the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is his transformation from a mainstream, establishment Los Angeles Times reporter to a supporter and primary chronicler of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s. Killed by a law enforcement officer in 1970, Salazar became an instant martyr. Learn more about this documentary
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Jazz and pop cross on ACL with Norah Jones and Kat Edmonson. Jones sings songs from her Dangermouse-produced album Little Broken Hearts. Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her LP Way Down Low.
Set up a flower potions lab with water, flowers and food coloring — a simple and entertaining activity suitable for toddlers and preschoolers. View the instructions and find more crafts for kids at PBS Parents.
Steve Kraske of KCUR, Stacey Cameron, Investigative Reporter, Barbara Shelly of the Kansas City Star and Steve Vockrodt of The Pitch join Nick Haines to dissect this week's top news stories, including articles of impeachment against Missouri's governor, JJ's restaurant's plans to reopen and more. Jay Nixon photo courtesy of Salon.com