1. AP - Five years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas an economic laboratory for the nation by aggressively cutting taxes.
2. NY Daily News - Twin boys just 3 years old tragically died Wednesday after apparently drowning in their family’s Long Island pool, Suffolk County police said.
3. BP - Just a few months from completing a renovation of its buildings heavily damaged by a tornado in February, a New Orleans church has suffered yet another setback — theft from its worship center.