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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, October 18th

Kansas City, Missouri police have released a man who was considered a person of interest after three sisters who disappeared in August from their Kansas foster home were found safe. Police released him Tuesday morning after Tonganoxie officials said they didn't have enough evidence to charge him with a crime.

Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 17th

The chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education, Jim Porter, says the drop in scores is something to watch.

KVC Kansas recently opened a short-term crisis center in Hays with room for 20 foster care children. (photo credit: KVC Kansas)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 17th

KVC Kansas, one of the private contractors managing cases in the state foster care system, is now opening short-term crisis centers to house children while they await more permanent placements.

Lawrence Police Captain Adam Heffley speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, October 17th

Neither of the men face charges related to the three deaths.

Harvest Public Media Tuesday, October 17th

People in rural communities may be at higher risk of kidney, ovarian and bladder cancer due to nitrate levels in water, a study from the Environmental Working Group says.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, October 17th

Lawrence police have arrested two Topeka men charged in a shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in downtown Lawrence on October 1st.

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District is highlighted on this map of the region (via govtrack.us)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 16th

National Democrats have put the Kansas 3rd District on a list of vulnerable Congressional races in 2018.

Harvest Public Media Monday, October 16th

Bayer A-G has sold part of its agribusiness to BASF as part of an effort to win regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Monsanto.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, October 16th

Topeka police are investigating an unusually high number of homicides. There have been more than 25 so far this year. That's a marked increase from 2014 when there were seven. 

Going into Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs were the only unbeaten team in the NFL. (Photo: Greg Echlin)
Greg Echlin Monday, October 16th

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended KC’s winning streak beating the Chiefs, 19-13 on Sunday. 

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