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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Kansas lawmakers say they will work to fix the state's culture of secrecy after a series in the Kansas City Star highlighted alarming levels of secrecy in state and local government. 

German-Italian POW memorial service held at Fort Riley on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (Photo from the Big Red One)
J. Schafer Monday, November 20th

Fort Riley holds an annual memorial service to remember former enemies of the United States who died as POWs during World War II. 

Harvest Public Media Monday, November 20th

The proposal would revisit a 2015 agreement to phase out tax credits for the wind energy industry.

Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, shot and wounded three suspects in a vehicle after one of the suspects raised a firearm at police.     

Inside Allen Fieldhouse (Photo by University of Kansas)
Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Kansas Athletics is now offering a lottery system for 20 free tickets for every men's basketball game for low-income, first-generation students and Pell Grant recipients.  

Protesters gather in downtown Wichita to demonstrate against a proposed Tyson facility in Sedgwick County. (Photo credit: Nadya Faulx, KMUW Radio)
KMUW Radio Monday, November 20th

Opponents of the proposed facility say Tyson will be a burden on the area’s water supply, and point to the company’s record of environmental violations. 

Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Overcrowding is a problem in the Manhattan-Ogden School District.  Consultants say it would cost more than $100 million to address the issue. 

An American Farm Bureau Federation survey found that an average Thanksgiving dinner this year will cost about 75 cents less than last year.
Harvest Public Media Monday, November 20th

The cheaper holiday meal is largely due to a surplus of frozen turkeys.The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts farmers will produce more than 6 billion pounds of turkey this year. That’s 10 million more than in 2016.

Associated Press Saturday, November 18th

Here's a summary of Kansas and regional news headlines from the Associated Press.

Harvest Public Media Friday, November 17th

Increases in prescription medication abuse and a rise in heroin overdose deaths have led to higher mortality rates in rural working-age adults


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