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Stephen Koranda Monday, February 19th

A Senate panel advanced the plan Monday.

Republican candidates for governor Wink Hartman, Mark Hutton, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer on stage at the first debate Saturday. (Photo Credit: Nadya Faulx, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Monday, February 19th

The incumbent Kansas governor had been scheduled to debate several other prominent candidates in the race to be the Republican gubernatorial nominee but Jeff Colyer was sick with the flu and didn't take part in Saturday's forum.

Area news headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, February 19th

Find out what's happening in Kansas.  Check out these news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by the KPR news team.

Harvest Public Media is a consortium of public media outlets reporting on agriculture and other issues affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Monday, February 19th

The quantity of corn and soybeans grown in the Midwest and the amount of greenhouse gas emissions have both radically changed over the past century.  A new report compares how these two factors have affected climate change.

Area news headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Saturday, February 17th

Here are the weekend headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR staff members.

Kansas News Service Friday, February 16th

John Hamdorf is working to regain the confidence of lawmakers frustrated by years of complaints about KanCare. 

(photo credit: Jennifer L. Graham, US Geological Survey)
Kansas News Service Friday, February 16th

The funding will help officials target their efforts to reduce the amount of phosphorus-rich runoff into Milford Lake. 

Harvest Public Media Friday, February 16th

Researchers at MIT looked at whether greenhouse gas emissions or more intensive farming played the bigger role in changes to temperature, rainfall and humidity in the Corn Belt.

Area news headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, February 16th

Find the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by the KPR news team.

KMUW Radio Friday, February 16th

Kansas Republicans are gathering in Wichita this weekend for the party's annual convention.  Many GOP candidates for governor and other offices are expected to attend.

Saltwater injection wells in southeast Kansas (photo credit: Kansas Geological Survey)
Kansas News Service Thursday, February 15th

The Kansas Legislature will be considering bills aimed at putting stricter regulations on the wells oil and gas producers use to inject wastewater back into the ground.

Kansas News Service Thursday, February 15th

Some universities across the country have cancelled high-profile speeches over the last year due to a fear of violent protests.

Kansas News Service Thursday, February 15th

The Kansas lawsuit is one of several nationwide that challenge states’ refusal to cover the drugs’ costs.

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Kansas News Service Thursday, February 15th

Tyler Tannahill is raffling off an AR-15 rifle to demonstrate his support for the 2nd Amendment. 

Lamonte McIntyre speaking to Kansas lawmakers. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, February 15th

The bill would offer payments to people wrongly imprisoned. 

Area news headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, February 15th

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

Kansas News Service Wednesday, February 14th

Supporters say the additional federal dollars that would come with expansion have boosted the economies of several states. 

Area news headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, February 14th

Find out what's happening with this handy guide to the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Amy Houston struggles with medical bills partly because she doesn't qualify for Medicaid coverage in Kansas.  (Richard Green / special to Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, February 14th

State lawmakers are again taking up the issue of Medicaid expansion.  The Legislature came close to expanding Medicaid last year but was unable to override a veto from Governor Sam Brownback.

Heather Joyce (left) at the hearing on the bill regarding police videos. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, February 14th

The bill would require the release of videos of police shootings, in some cases within 24 hours.

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