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A judge has dismissed all remaining criminal charges over the death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab, who was killed while riding the 17-story Verruckt waterslide at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. The process of tearing down the slide began last fall. Tammy Ljungblad/AP hide caption

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Braxton Moral is scheduled to receive a high school diploma from Ulysses High School and a bachelor's degree from Harvard. "It's not as hard as you think; it's just an efficient use of time," he says. Courtesy of Julie Moral hide caption

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Then-Georgia Secretary of State, and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp attends an election night event in Athens, Georgia. As secretary of state, Kemp was charged with overseeing the election logistics for the election he was running in. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and his wife Heather Kobach, speak to supporters after last week's Kansas Republican gubernatorial primary. Steve Pope/Getty Images hide caption

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A federal judge says that Kansas' strict voter registration law is unconstitutional — and she also criticized Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who represented his office in defending the law. Mitchell Willetts/AP hide caption

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Police officers in Lawrence, Kan. watch thunderstorms move past the city in 2008. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Basketball, Marijuana And Poetry: These Police Tweet More Than Crime Alerts

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Kansas' Malik Newman holds the trophy after defeating Duke in a regional final game in the NCAA men's basketball tournament Sunday in Omaha, Neb. Kansas won 85-81 in overtime. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Six Kansas teens are running for governor, following the lead of Jack Bergeson (center). Some of the candidates are seen here participating in a forum at a high school in Lawrence, Kan., in October. Christopher Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2012, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas pushed reforms through the Legislature that included across-the-board income tax reductions. But rather than boosting the economy, the cuts caused revenues to plummet. Lawmakers now seek to close a $900 million budget gap over the next two years. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Sen. Jerry Moran speaks during a Senate hearing in June 2017. Moran's opposition has effectively killed the latest Republican healthcare plan. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Loyal Republican Senator From Kansas Who Helped Kill The Health Care Bill

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Kansas lawmakers watch an electronic voting board during votes on a bill to raise taxes and boost school funding at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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Members of the South Asian community and others attend a peace vigil for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the 32-year-old Indian engineer killed at a bar Olathe, Kansas, in Bellevue, Washington on March 5, 2017. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian Americans Reckon With Reality Of Hate Crimes

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Ron Estes was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Kansas' 4th District on Tuesday. He greeted supporters in Wichita following his victory. Nadya Faulx/KMUW hide caption

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President Trump recorded a robo call for the Republican in a special election in Kansas, signaling potential trouble for the GOP. It's a race the party should have no trouble winning. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Students Gina Mathew (from left), Kali Poenitske, Maddie Baden, Trina Paul, Connor Balthazor and Patrick Sullivan at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Kan. When reporters for the student newspaper there dug into the credentials offered by their new principal, they found issues that led to her resignation. Courtesy of Emily Smith/Pittsburg High School hide caption

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Kansas Student Newspaper's Fact Check Results In New Principal's Resignation

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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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