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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, April 25th

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

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue will lead the Department of Agriculture. (Photo: David Goldman, Associated Press)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, April 25th

New Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue assured Midwest farm-state senators that he will advocate for all of rural America.

Senator Moran speaking with members of the Kansas Board of Education during a stop in Topeka. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, April 24th

Debate over funding a border wall could lead to a government shutdown.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Stephen Koranda Monday, April 24th

The certification makes the election results official.

This old-time tractor, seen here on a farm near Stafford, Kansas, is far less complicated than the modern machinery used on most farms today. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Harvest Public Media Monday, April 24th

Farmers have the right to fix their own tractors and combines. But these days, repairs require more than just parts. That's why farmers are lobbying for the right to buy the software needed to repair their own machinery.

Retired Air Force General Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been selected as K-State's next president.  He'll be inaugurated Friday, becoming the school's 14th president.
Associated Press Monday, April 24th

Former U.S. Air Force General Richard Myers has already been chosen to lead Kansas State University and on Friday, he'll be officially installed as the school's 14th president.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, April 24th

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

Associated Press Monday, April 24th

The Kansas Legislature won't resume its session until May, but some legislative committees will be back in Topeka this week to work on budget issues.

Senator Jerry Moran speaking with Board of Education Chairman Jim Porter. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Sunday, April 23rd

Officials shared concerns with Senator Jerry Moran.

Associated Press Sunday, April 23rd

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

Associated Press Saturday, April 22nd

The state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest it has been since November 2000. A preliminary report released yesterday (FRI) by the Kansas Department of Labor says the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in March, making Kansas one of 19 states with unemployment rates below the national average of 4.5 percent.

Associated Press Saturday, April 22nd

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

Kansas News Service Friday, April 21st

A KU Athletics spokesman says the policy should make the events safer, and will expedite entry. 

Unholy Rebellion contains the once-discarded Civil War diary of a Union soldier.
J. Schafer Friday, April 21st

In the 1960s, a discarded diary from the American Civil War was found inside a home in Lawrence. That diary has now been published in the new book Unholy Rebellion, by Topeka author and military historian David Carter. KPR's J. Schafer talks with him about the diary and the man who wrote it, Charles Wetherbee. 

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, April 21st

The rally is part of an international set of meetings set for Saturday.

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

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

Dr. Kevin Rabas, the new Poet Laureate of Kansas (photo credit: Emporia State University)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 20th

Kevin Rabas is an associate professor of English, who teaches poetry and playwriting at Emporia State University. 

Budget Director Shawn Sullivan speaking to reporters Thursday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, April 20th

Lawmakers still need to eliminate a deficit approaching $900 million.

Kansas News Service Thursday, April 20th

Pretty Prairie, in south-central Kansas, has a water problem.  Most residents aren’t bothered by the high nitrate levels in the town’s water, but being in violation of environmental regulations is hurting property values.  The question now is whether the town will be helped or harmed by new leadership at the EPA.

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

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

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