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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, July 24th

A judge said the collection of voter data can go forward.

Flickr photo by Laura Nawrocik
Stephen Koranda Monday, July 24th

The water issues stem from a pipe break in Emporia last week.

Here's what's happening in our area, according to staff and AP wire reports.
Associated Press Monday, July 24th

Here's a look at what's been happening in our area, according to staff and wire accounts. 

Associated Press Saturday, July 22nd

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

A graph from the Kansas Department of Labor showing private sector jobs in Kansas.
Stephen Koranda Friday, July 21st

Kansas has a low unemployment rate, but the state has been losing private sector jobs.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking in a legislative committee. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, July 21st

A judge denied two challenges to the commission this week.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, July 21st

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says a boil water advisory for 12 public water systems in Lyon and Coffey counties might remain in effect for several days after a water main break in Emporia Thursday.

KU researchers will survey the workers to develop solutions for health problems.
Kansas News Service Friday, July 21st

Moving often from place to place can make it difficult for migrant farm workers to access health care.    

(Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The Kansas Department of Commerce operates the data management system that was compromised. 

A view of the KU Medical Center's new Health Education Building in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Dan Margolies, KCUR)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The new building features a simulation center and mock exam rooms for training new doctors. 

(photo credit: Van L. Johnson)
Associated Press Thursday, July 20th

The incident occurred in the city of Emporia, but public water systems throughout the region have been affected. 

The Kansas City Royals are trying to make Kauffman Stadium friendly to baseball fans on the autism spectrum.
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The loudness of a baseball stadium can make some people with autism feel anxious. For the first time this year, the Royals have created eight quiet zones within the stadium where people can go to relax and get away from the din on the field and in the stands.

Associated Press Thursday, July 20th

Ethan Corson will take the party's top job beginning August 1. 

Harvest Public Media Thursday, July 20th

Cattle showing signs of neurological disorders are routinely screened for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, which is more commonly called mad cow disease. 

Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking at the meeting Wednesday.
Stephen Koranda Thursday, July 20th

Kobach is vice chair of the election integrity commission.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, July 20th

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas says wording on a state website might leave voters confused about whether they’re eligible to cast a ballot. The group is asking Secretary of State Kris Kobach to change the wording on the website. 

Advocates say the state has already lost $2 billion in federal funding by failing to expand Medicaid.
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The Kansas Hospital Association and other groups are gearing up for another try to expand KanCare, the state’s privatized Medicaid program, during the next legislative session.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, July 19th

Kansas law allows the courts to order sex offenders held indefinitely for treatment after they've served their prison sentences.

Stephen Koranda Wednesday, July 19th

The group says recent changes to the site weren't enough.

Harvest Public Media is a consortium of public media organizations reporting on agriculture and other issues affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Wednesday, July 19th

Some farmers and ranchers in the Midwest are now experimenting with multi-species conservation grazing. That is, allowing different types of livestock to graze over the same pasture or section of land. As this report explains, there may be environmental benefits to this approach.

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