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Harvest Public Media, a Midwest-based reporting project, covers agriculture, from farms to food to fuel.
Friday, August 28th

A new EPA rule about water pollution has been put on hold.  A federal judge has prevented new regulations from taking effect while a lawsuit against the EPA, filed by 13 farm states, moves its way through the court system.

Fort Riley, Kansas
Friday, August 28th

 
The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho has mobilized active duty soldiers to assist with fighting wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and several other western states.

Friday, August 28th

A child advocacy group says parts of a new Kansas welfare law appear to conflict with federal child care policies, potentially jeopardizing more than $40 million a year in federal funds.  

Friday, August 28th

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

Heartland Health Monitor is a collaborative reporting project designed to cover health issues affecting America's heartland.
Friday, August 28th

Construction is set to begin next month on a new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.  The $75 million facility will primarily be used to train the next generation of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Kansas City Royals baseball logo
Friday, August 28th

The Kansas City Royals have the best winning record in the American League.  As the Boys in Blue prepare for post-season play, some key players get a rest.

Lawrence Public Schools Superintendent Rick Doll on the playground of Deerfield Elementary School. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Friday, August 28th

There are conflicting claims about school funding in Kansas. Some politicians say it's up, some school officials say it's down.

Thursday, August 27th

Construction of the new facility is expected to be completed in the summer of 2017. 

A child works on a project at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center in Topeka.
Thursday, August 27th

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Topeka engages children through hands-on exhibits and encourages them to explore, discover and learn through playing.

Thursday, August 27th

Federal officials approved the state's plan to privatize its Medicaid program but advocates say the KanCare ombudsman doesn’t have the authority or the resources to hold the three private managed care companies accountable.

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