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Think Reaching the Final 4 Is Tough? Then You Haven’t Met Kansas’ Udoka Azubuike | Bleacher Report

LAWRENCE, Kansas — The bedroom door was slightly ajar, creating just enough space for the 10-year-old boy to peek inside. Udoka Azubuike couldn’t help himself that night eight years ago in Nigeria…
— Read on bleacherreport.com/articles/2767373-think-reaching-the-final-4-is-tough-then-you-havent-met-kansas-udoka-azubuike

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz has lots of fans. Many of them are teenage girls. | The Kansas City Star

Accused Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz has been receiving volumes of fan mail at the Florida jail where he is being held.
— Read on www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article207261034.html

House rejects Senate bill on adoption agencies | The Kansas City Star

The Kansas House has rejected a bill that would have let adoption and foster care organizations refuse placements to gay and lesbian couples based on religious beliefs.
— Read on www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article207279584.html

LGBTQ Americans Won’t Be Counted in 2020 U.S. Census After All

Advocates are calling for a congressional oversight hearing after LGBTQ questions were quickly removed from a draft of the 2020 Census.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/lgbtq-americans-won-t-be-counted-2020-u-s-census-n739911

After Parkland, Missouri House panel approves guns at colleges | The Kansas City Star

A sweeping bill allowing concealed carry permit holders to take their guns to churches, universities, daycare facilities and bars won approval on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, by a Missouri House committee.
— Read on www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article207181049.html

Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans : NPR Ed : NPR

The TEACH grant helps future pay for college or a master’s. But many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/28/596162853/dept-of-education-fail-teachers-lose-grants-forced-to-repay-thousands-in-loans