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The Kansas Department of Commerce operates the data management system that was compromised. 

A view of KU Med Center's new Health Education Building looking northeast across 39th Street and Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas. (photo credit: Dan Margolies, KCUR)

The new building features a simulation center and mock exam rooms for training new doctors. 

(photo credit: Van L. Johnson)

The incident occurred in the city of Emporia, but public water systems throughout the region have been affected. 

The Kansas City Royals are trying to make Kauffman Stadium friendly to baseball fans on the autism spectrum.

The loudness of a baseball stadium can make some people with autism feel anxious. For the first time this year, the Royals have created eight quiet zones within the stadium where people can go to relax and get away from the din on the field and in the stands.

Ethan Corson will take the party's top job beginning August 1. 

Cattle showing signs of neurological disorders are routinely screened for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, which is more commonly called mad cow disease. 

Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking at the meeting Wednesday.

Kobach is vice chair of the election integrity commission.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas says wording on a state website might leave voters confused about whether they’re eligible to cast a ballot. The group is asking Secretary of State Kris Kobach to change the wording on the website. 

Advocates say the state has already lost $2 billion in federal funding by failing to expand Medicaid.

The Kansas Hospital Association and other groups are gearing up for another try to expand KanCare, the state’s privatized Medicaid program, during the next legislative session.

Kansas law allows the courts to order sex offenders held indefinitely for treatment after they've served their prison sentences.

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