Rain heavy at times will move across northeast Kansas this afternoon and tonight that could lead to flooding. Severe storms are also possible through this evening with 60 mph wind gusts and hail up to the size of quarters.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius takes herself out of consideration for a spot in President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet.
Sebelius says she asked that her name be removed from consideration.
She cited the state's financial problems, which include a projected budget deficit during the state's current fiscal year.
She said in a statement, ``I believe it is important to continue my service as governor.''
Sebelius had been mentioned most often as a potential secretary of energy, education or labor.
She was one of four finalists for the No. 2 spot on the Democratic ticket this summer, before Obama chose Delaware Sen. Joe Biden as his vice presidential choice.
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