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Wednesday, July 29th

Kansas Democratic lawmakers are asking for an audit of the state's foster care system.  They're concerned the state is not doing enough to protect abused and neglected children.
 

Wednesday, July 29th

An ongoing dispute between a man and his boss resulted in a fatal shooting near the University of Kansas Medical Center.  Police in Kansas City, Kansas are still searching for the man they say shot his boss.

Wednesday, July 29th

The battle over raising the minimum wage continues in Kansas City.  Now, a group of business owners is trying to overturn the city's new increase in minimum pay for workers.
 

Wednesday, July 29th

A woman discovered an unexploded mortar round while cleaning out her home in Prairie Village. 
 

Wednesday, July 29th

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

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Tuesday, July 28th

Next time on KPR Presents: this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Join us as we hear about the past and future of the ADA, and tour a new exhibit at the Dole Institute of Politics.

Tuesday, July 28th

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

Tuesday, July 28th

A 39-year-old Lawrence man has been charged with raping two children under the age of 10 while they were in day care. 
 

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
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

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 says the state's inadequate safety net jeopardizes the well-being of mentally-ill patients and puts communities at risk.

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