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Tuesday, July 28th

The top-ranking Democrat in the Kansas House has apologized to fellow Democrats following a contentious, record-long session in Topeka.  He's also asking members of his party for feedback on ways to improve for the next session. 

Tuesday, July 28th

Patient information was compromised in mostly small hospitals and clinics in western and southeastern Kansas  

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Tuesday, July 28th

A group of retired generals has been touring the country, talking about health, fitness and nutrition. They're also drawing attention to the problem of obesity in America.  The former officers cite a report which suggests about a third of young Americans are too fat, maing them unfit to serve in the military.  And, they say, that's putting the nation's security at risk. 

Tuesday, July 28th

A Kansas task force says the state's mental health system is in peril due to a lack of funding and a lack of space at mental health treatment facilities.  The panel ays the state's inadequate safety net jeopardizes the well-being of mentally-ill patients and puts communities at risk. 

Tuesday, July 28th

A body was found inside a parked car at a grocery store parking lot in Topeka.  Police believe the body had been inside the vehicle for several days, possibly a week.

Tuesday, July 28th

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

Monday, July 27th

The legislation could make six Kansas counties ineligible for FEMA grants.

Monday, July 27th

The proposed March 5 date falls just 4 days after the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses. 

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Monday, July 27th

Six of the top nine accident spots were in the Lawrence area. 

Monday, July 27th

The experiments add a level of real-world, hands-on information to the data being collected. 

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