Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

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A new water tank in Strong City, Kan., (at right) sits next to one that was part of an old leaky system on a hill just outside the city limits. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Rural Trump Voters Embrace The Sacrifices That Come With Support

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Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the Kansas Legislature in Topeka, Kan., on Jan. 10. Lawmakers are considering whether to expand Medicaid, which Brownback opposes. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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As ACA Repeal Vote Nears, Kansas Debates Expanding Medicaid

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Nick Fugate (center) with his parents, Julie and Ron, has been adjusting to life on Kansas' waiting list to get life-assistance services through Medicaid. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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To Get Disability Help In Kansas, Thousands Face A 7-Year Wait

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A photo of the truck that hit and shifted the train tracks, causing an Amtrak derailment in Kansas. National Transportation Safety Board via Twitter hide caption

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Rabbi Daniel Rockoff of Orthodox Congregation Beth Israel Abraham Voliner estimates there about 250 Sabbath-observant families in Johnson County, Kan. Elle Moxley/KCUR hide caption

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When A Saturday Caucus Means No Voting For Orthodox Jews

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Elizabeth Shirley's lawsuit, which resulted in a settlement for $132,000, could send a message to gun dealers across the country. But for now, the precedent will only have weight in Kansas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Kansas Lawsuit Settlement Sets Standard For Gun Seller Liability

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Several states are considering measures restricting how welfare benefits can be used. In Kansas, a bill on the governor's desk will bar recipients from spending their benefits on movies, swimming or casinos, or from withdrawing more than $25 per day from ATMs. Brownie Harris/Corbis hide caption

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On Welfare? Don't Use The Money For Movies, Say Kansas Lawmakers

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