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Colyer Concedes, Backs Kobach To Keep Kansas Governorship Republican

His last real prospects of winning the Republican nomination for the office he holds slipping away one county canvass after the next, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded the primary race to Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Tuesday night. That assured his governorship will be among the most short-lived in Kansas history, and that Republicans will send perhaps the state’s most polarizing politician into the fall elections.

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KCUR Investigates:

Five years after Ryan Stokes was killed by a Kansas City cop, his family wants police to tell the truth.

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Lawrence Resident Syed Jamal Gets Immigration Hearing

Syed Jamal, a Lawrence, Kansas, scientist arrested in January for overstaying his visa, will be able to present his case to an immigration judge, preventing his imminent deportation.

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Kansas City, MO – Lieberman campaigns in K.C. for Carnahan. Bush and Cheney schedule Missouri appearances for Talent. Westport neighborhood groups hold protest on Question 3. Defense starts its presentation in Robinson sentencing phase.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – Rudolph Giuliani and other key Republicans campaign for Missouri and Kansas candidates. Republican National Committee to invest in tv ads for Adam Taff. Kansas candidates for insurance commissioner accuse each other of being beholden to organizations with vested interests. Half of Missouri counties don't combat domestic violence.

Kansas City, MO – A jury this morning in Olathe resumes deliberations in the trial of accused serial killer John Robinson, new campaign expense reports show the candidates in the Kansas governor's race are running the most expensive campaigns in state history, and Republican Jim Talent and Democrat Jean Carnahan are back on the campaign trail.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

KANSAS CITY – Jury begins deliberation in serial murder case, family files suit over Kansas City police shooting, and Missouri now has a statewide amber alert system.

KANSAS CITY – MAP scores show performance gap between African-American and White elementary students, candidate debates continue as election day approaches, and some city boards may face scrutiny after not submitting audit information.

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Kansas City Mayor Defends Pre-K Sales Tax Proposal

Mayor Sly James is pushing for an expanded early childhood education system to serve 4-year-olds across the city, but his funding model for the program is receiving some criticism.