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What's behind the uptick in earthquakes in south-central Kansas and what can be done about it?  Researchers at the University of Kansas have been trying to tackle those questions and have released a new report.

Teva office building in Overland Park (Photo by Block Real Estate Services)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which employs about 350 people in Overland Park, has announced a plan to slash thousands of jobs worldwide.

The lawsuit argues that the GIPSA fairness rule was requested in the Farm Bill, so it shouldn't have been able to be withdrawn. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

The Johnson County District Attorney says an off-duty police officer who shot and killed an armed man at the Costco in Lenexa will not face any charges.

The USDA recently published a list of 90 fraudulent “organic” certificates forged since 2008.

A loophole in the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act means that many farms don’t have to undergo annual inspections to certify the farm is actually using organic farming methods.

Democrat Doug Jones speaks Tuesday in Birmingham, Alabama. He won Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday night. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Factors such as voter turnout and demographics could have a big impact on Kansas congressional elections in 2018. 

(Photo credit: Kansas Forest Service)

Recent weeks have been very dry, but a wet spring boosted the growth of plant material that wildfires use for fuel. 

Federal money is benefiting rural districts at a time when many states have trimmed education budgets.

This sketch, provided by the Riley County Police Department in 2000, shows a man investigators say could have information about a series of rapes in Manhattan and Lawrence. Police have released the image again in hopes of getting help from the public.

Police in Riley County and Lawrence want to speak with the man in the sketch because he was seen near the location of the first attack in Manhattan. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.

One of the three private companies helping to manage the Kansas Medicaid program has fired an employee who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from his previous job as a state social services administrator. 

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