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KPR Web Operations Tuesday, July 26th

A federal grand jury in Kansas City, Kansas has convicted two Lawrence men on charges of counterfeiting, identity theft and drug trafficking. KPR's J. Schafer reports.

KPR Web Operations Tuesday, July 26th

With a new collective bargaining agreement in place for the next ten years, the Kansas City Chiefs and the other NFL teams now turn to the business of putting together their teams for the start of training camp. The Chiefs will hold their first training camp practice in St. Joseph, Missouri, this Friday. Chiefs owner Clark Hunt cited the rapidly approaching season as one of the main reasons a new deal was reached with the players.Chiefs front office officials were working the phones today (TUE) on the first day new contracts can be signed for 2011.

KPR Web Operations Thursday, July 21st

Two organizations that provide services to elderly Kansans are opposing key parts of a bipartisan deficit reduction plan that’s gaining traction in Washington. Jim McLean of the KHI News Service has more.

KPR Web Operations Wednesday, July 20th

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has a billion dollars to help homebuyers in 27 states, including Kansas, escape foreclosure. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, the deadline for pre-applications is tomorrow (FRI). For more information about the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program, call 1-855-346-3345 or visit the website at

KPR Web Operations Sunday, July 17th

Kansas is one of 27 states where homebuyers at risk of foreclosure can get federal funding to get back on their feet. But as Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, you’ll have to act quickly.

KPR Web Operations Tuesday, July 12th

Three, fully-restored planes from the World War II era are flying into Topeka today (WED), as part of a cross-country tour. KPR News intern Mark Arehart (AIR-HART) has more. (Admission $12 for adults, $6 for children under 12.)

KPR Web Operations Monday, July 11th

Despite the current tough employment market, the health care industry is continuing to generate jobs. Linda Nickisch is with the U-S Bureau of Labor Statistics office in Kansas City. She says that unlike in many industries, jobs in the medical field continue to increase.Available jobs also increased in the hospitality industry. Overall, unemployment rose nationally last month, from 9.1 percent to 9.2 percent.

KPR Web Operations Monday, July 11th

The planned closure of nine Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services offices across the state will make it harder to serve mentally ill and disabled Kansans, says former agency head Janet Schalansky (Sha-LANN-ski). Schalansky was secretary of SRS under governors Bill Graves and Kathleen Sebelius. Rob Siedlecki, Republican Governor Sam Brownback's pick to head the agency, says the planned office closures are necessary to comply with budget cuts ordered by the Legislature. Democratic legislators concerned about the impact of the cuts on vulnerable Kansans are hosting a public meeting...

KPR Web Operations Sunday, July 10th

Major League Baseball's All-Star break is here. Representing the Kansas City Royals at the All-Star game in Phoenix is Aaron Crow, a graduate of Washburn Rural High School in Topeka. As Kansas Public Radio's Greg Echlin reports, it's rare that a Kansas high school alum becomes an All-Star.

KPR Web Operations Friday, July 8th

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