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Thursday, October 8th

Two couples filed suit after KDHE declined to issue birth certificates with both parents listed as women.

Thursday, October 8th

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press as compiled by the KPR news staff.

Kansas schools reported hundreds of teacher vacancies at the start of the school year.  (Photo by J. Schafer)
Thursday, October 8th

A new study from the Kansas Department of Education reveals there were 317 vacant teaching positions in the state at the start of the school year.

Thursday, October 8th

Three county commissioners in Sedgwick County are mulling over an idea to prevent illegal immigrants from accessing WIC, a federal nutrition program.

Thursday, October 8th

A woman and a young child are dead following a one-vehicle accident on a northeast Kansas highway.

24-year-old ace Yordano Ventura will start Game One for Kansas City
Thursday, October 8th

Pitchers Yordano Ventura, Johnny Cueto and Edinson Volquez are expected to be the starting pitchers for the Royals during the ALDS. All are natives of the Dominican Republic.

Thursday, October 8th

Federally-certified navigators will be available again this year to help Kansans understand their options in the federal health insurance marketplace.

Governor Brownback speaking to reporters earlier this year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Wednesday, October 7th

Tax collections have come up more than $60 million short of estimates over the last three months.

Wednesday, October 7th

A carbon dioxide leak at a General Mills plant in Kansas City prompted the evacuation of more than 100 employees this (WED) morning.

General Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower speaks to American Airborne troops prior to the Normandy invasion of World War Two.
Wednesday, October 7th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says the state's most famous son, President and Five-Star General Dwight Eisenhower, should have more than just a plaque honoring him on the statehouse grounds. The governor says there should be a statue of Eisenhower on the grounds and he's hoping to put one there.

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