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Snow blocks Highway 50 in the west-central Kansas town of Lakin on Sunday. (Photo by Jeff Hilger)
Staff and Wire ... Monday, May 1st

Thousands in western Kansas remain without power following a weekend blizzard that dumped up to 20 inches of snow in some areas. And the late spring storm may have wiped out much of wheat crop as well.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, May 1st

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  

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KPR Staff Monday, May 1st

Encouraging women to step forward and take risks, former Senator Elizabeth Dole kicked off the inaugural "Women in Leadership" Lecture at the University of Kansas. Speaking to an overflow crowd yesterday (SUN), Dole talked about her latest passion: "helping hidden heroes," the 5.5 million caregivers of our nation's wounded warriors.

Associated Press Sunday, April 30th

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

Photo from Kansas Geological Survey
Associated Press Saturday, April 29th

A Nebraska mayor is pushing for changes in the way Kansas oversees prairie burning after smoke from the Flint Hills spurred health warnings in that state. Lincoln mayor Chris Beutler sent a letter to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment pressing for action after a large number of simultaneous Kansas burns created concentrated smoke.

Associated Press Saturday, April 29th

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

Grassroots organizations in Johnson County, like Stand Up Blue Valley, are multiplying and starting to plot how they will elect more moderate Republicans and Democrats to the Kansas Legislature. (File photo from KCUR)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 28th

Stand Up Blue Valley and other grassroots political groups in Johnson County are already contemplating the next Kansas election and how they can put more moderate Republicans and Democrats in office.  

Harvest Public Media Friday, April 28th

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue refused to call the plan a path to citizenship, though.

Associated Press Friday, April 28th

The Early Childhood Education Center at Emporia State University is under investigation for alleged child abuse.  The center's director has resigned in the midst of the scandal. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, April 28th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

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