TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A proposal being considered by the Kansas Board of Regents would increase tuition at public universities by almost 9% this fall. The regents are expected to vote this afternoon on new tuition rates proposed by the universities. The changes would raise an additional $34 million during the fiscal year beginning in July.
HAYS, Kan. (AP) - Ellis County has banned the sale and use of fireworks in rural areas during the Fourth of July holiday. The county's commission rescinded an earlier resolution to allow the sale of fireworks. The Ellis County cities of Hays, Ellis, Schoenchen (SHEHN'-chehn) and Victoria have also banned fireworks because of dry conditions.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge is giving a Wichita store owner more time to work out a plea deal over accusations she sold fake luxury goods. Prosecutors say Glenda Morgan sold handbags, wallets, sunglasses and jewelry bearing trademark designs and brand names but not made by those companies.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials are seeking bids from developers interested in building a resort at Clinton Lake near Lawrence. A consultant prepared a study for a 175-room resort that would include a conference center and other amenities. The study noted that a sports complex being built by the University of Kansas could bring more visitors.
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