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Top Morning News 4.23.13


Brownback wants higher education funding left uncut; Bill signed establishing KU Med stem cell center; Warmer temps needed to assess wheat crop damage.

Brownback Wants Higher Education Funding Left Uncut

Gov.  Sam Brownback met with leaders on the WSU campus Monday.

He was there to gather support for his funding proposal that would help keep state dollars for higher education in Kansas.


Bill Signed Establishing KU Med Stem Cell Center

Gov. Brownback signed legislation that creates a new center at the KU Med school for adult stem cell research.

The new law keeps the new Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center at KU Med in Kansas City from using money or resources on research with embryonic stem cells.


Warmer Temperatures Needed To Assess Wheat Damage

Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that more than half the state's wheat acres had no freeze damage. But the agency also says growers in the western third of Kansas are still evaluating the impact of freezing temperatures.