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Associated Press Sunday, January 22nd

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

Associated Press Saturday, January 21st

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines compiled by the Associated Press.

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer speaking at a rural health working group last month. (Photo by Andy Marso, KCUR)
Stephen Koranda Friday, January 20th

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer told Congress that KanCare could be a model for other states. However, the federal government noted problems in the program this week.

The "Screamin' Dingo" is the name of this proposed aerobatic, competition-grade aircraft, designed by KU engineering students. Their design took top honors in an international aircraft design competition.
J. Schafer Friday, January 20th

KU aerospace engineering students have, once again, won a First Place award in an international aircraft design competition. The "Screaming Dingo" aircraft design took top honors in late 2016.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project focused on agriculture and other stories affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Friday, January 20th

Nearly 44 million Americans receive SNAP benefits (food stamps). The administrator of the SNAP program worries that cuts are on the way.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, January 20th

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

Kansas House Majority Leader Don Hineman, a moderate Republican from Dighton, says Kansas voters sent a message last year that legislators should fix the state budget mess. (photo credit: Kansas News Service file photo)
Kansas News Service Friday, January 20th

New Kansas legislative leaders and freshly-elected lawmakers are making it clear: it's time to fix the state's budget problems. 

Kansas News Service Friday, January 20th

Kansas City area residents opposed to repealing the Affordable Care Act have been lobbying and protesting at the local offices of U.S. Senators from Kansas and Missouri.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, January 20th

Kobach says he was invited by the Trump family.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 19th

Lawmakers in the Kansas House are considering whether they should repeal a law that exempts more than 300,000 business owners from state income taxes.

Secretary Kobach speaking to repoters last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 19th

Kobach is asking for specific authority in state law to allow him to create a dual-tier voting system.

Lawrence writer Harriet Lerner is the author of numerous books, including The Dance of Anger and The Dance of Fear.  Her latest book is titiled, Why Won't You Apologize?
Kaye McIntyre Thursday, January 19th

Sorry! My bad! My humblest apologies. Lawrence therapist and best-selling author Harriet Lerner talks about why we so often get apologies wrong. Her latest book is Why Won't You Apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts. Dr. Lerner will speak on the art of the apology tonight (Thursday) at the Lawrence Public Library.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project focused on food, fuel and other stories affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Thursday, January 19th

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. 

Ashley Wagner, shown here after winning the 2015 U.S. Women's Figure Skating Championship (photo credit: U.S. Figure Skating Media)
Greg Echlin Thursday, January 19th

Ashley Wagner is competing tonight (THUR) at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, January 19th

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

Even if Obamacare is repealed in Washington, people who register before the deadline will be insured through 2017.
Kansas Informat... Thursday, January 19th

Officials at the federal health care marketplace say many Kansas residents currently use financial assistance available through the Affordable Care Act .

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, January 18th

Lawmakers are warming up to the idea because the main alternative may be big budget cuts.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, January 18th

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

(photo credit: Universtiy of Kansas School of Nursing)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, January 18th

Officials say the number of people getting degrees in Kansas will need to increase in order to meet the needs of businesses in the state.

Greg Echlin Wednesday, January 18th

Jessie Traylor was serving a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense. His sentence has been commuted to 20 years by President Obama.

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