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Republican Speaker-elect Ron Ryckman in the House chamber Monday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, December 5th

Conservatives will hold the top jobs in both chambers, but moderate-leaning Republicans picked up other leadership positions.

Jim McLean Monday, December 5th

The newly-elected Kansas Senate Majority Leader, Jim Denning, says the state's budget crisis will be the Senate's top priority in January. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, December 5th

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

The Dole Institute of Politics (Flickr Photo by Matthew Whitehead)
Stephen Koranda Monday, December 5th

The election will cause a significant shift in the Kansas Legislature.

Three Republicans are in the running for speaker of the House. The incumbent Senate President, Susan Wagle, is facing a challenge from Representative Ty Masterson.
Jim McLean Monday, December 5th

Lawmakers will meet at the state capitol today (MON) to vote on leaders for the upcoming session.  

The Wildcats finish the season with an 8-4 overall record.
Greg Echlin Monday, December 5th

The Kansas State Wildcats are headed to the Texas Bowl in Houston, where they will take on Texas A&M on December 28.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Sunday, December 4th

Here are today's headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR staffers.

Associated Press Saturday, December 3rd

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

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, December 2nd

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

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project specializing in agricultural and rural issues.
Harvest Public Media Friday, December 2nd

​U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he’s worried about Donald Trump's approach to trade issues. U.S. farmers exported nearly $40 billion dollars worth of goods to China and Mexico last year.

More than 300 people have died in Kansas since 1996 on icy winter highways. (File photo of Kansas Turnpike sign by J. Schafer)
Kansas Informat... Friday, December 2nd

The National Weather Service is highlighting the risk of winter driving as part of its Winter Weather Awareness campaign.

Secretary Kobach, Governor Sam Brownback and Deputy Attorney General Athena Andaya certifying the election results. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, December 2nd

Secretary of State Kris Kobach had estimated record voter turnout, but the final result didn't live up to that expectation.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, December 1st

November topped the state estimate by $1.4 million.

Thursday, December 1st

The new members of the Kansas Legislature will meet next week to elect their leadership.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Thursday, December 1st

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

Heartland Health Monitor is a reporting collaboration focused on the impact of health issues in the Midwest.
Jim McLean Thursday, December 1st

Nearly 25,000 Kansans have signed up for health insurance through the ACA online marketplace in the first month of open enrollment.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill
Greg Echlin Thursday, December 1st

Hill has been a controversial figure since the Chiefs drafted him because of his past involvement in a domestic abuse.

Governor Sam Brownback speaking earlier this year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, November 30th

Governor Sam Brownback has declined to comment about the possibility of taking a Trump administration job.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking to reporters this month. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, November 30th

Kobach, an advisor to Trump, wouldn't say if he helped the president-elect conclude that millions of illegal votes were cast.

Headquarters Counseling Center in Lawrence is trying to raise $90,000 to keep its doors and phone lines open.
J. Schafer Wednesday, November 30th

The Headquarters Counseling Center in Lawrence is a leader in suicide prevention, and it's facing a serious financial crisis.

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