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Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:18

Previously, the state had declined to make changes to rules regulating the state employee health plan.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:08

The change in policy took effect on Monday. 

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 09:44

Federal prosecutors say more people could be charged in connection with a money-laundering, drug cartel-related case in western Kansas.


Here's a summary of the day's news headlines for our area, mostly Kansas.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 08:26

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as edited and compiled by the KPR News Team.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 16:13

The council will take testimony on the KanCare managed care program in Kansas.

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Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:10

Thunderstorms packing heavy rains are expected today (MON) and tonight across much of Kansas.

News from around the region...mostly compiled by the Associated Press and the KPR Newsroom
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 10:28

These are the latest headlines from KPR and the Associated Press. 

Vintage poster for the Santa Fe Railroad's Chief line. Amtrak's Southwest Chief, which runs through Kansas, pays homage to the Santa Fe Railroad's roots in the Midwest and West.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:40

Amtrak says a tentative plan to save a well-known passenger train route has been reached. 

Menacing storm clouds gather above Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:39

Information from FEMA indicates there have been more disasters in Kansas in recent years.  But is severe weather actually more common in Kansas or are we just doing a better job documenting such events? 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:32

Two people have been hospitalized after a car travelling down the Oakland Expressway bridge exploded in Topeka Sunday morning. 

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