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the El Dorado Correctional Facility (photo credit: Kansas Department of Corrections)
Jim McLean Thursday, August 17th

The immediate raises are aimed at reducing staff shortages.

Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.( United States Mission Geneva / Wikimedia Commons--CC)
Jim McLean Thursday, August 17th

Attempts to repeal the ACA came up short this year.

Governor Brownback speaking at an event this week. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, August 17th

It's not clear when the U.S. Senate will consider the nomination.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, August 17th

Kansas officials have cleared a hurdle in their efforts to regain federal certification for Osawatomie State Hospital, the state’s largest mental health hospital.

Tim Reinbott, director of field operations at the University of Missouri’s South Farm Research Center, will be studying how drought stressed corn and soybean plants react to the total solar eclipse on Monday. (Photo: Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Thursday, August 17th

Researchers will use cameras and other instruments to document the eclipse’s effect on crops and livestock.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, August 16th

Democrats and Republicans sent out heated statements on the issues.

(photo credit: Grant Gerlock, Harvest Public Media)
KMUW Radio Wednesday, August 16th

Roberts, who is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, thinks NAFTA has been good for some sectors of the American economy. 

Tim Keck, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (photo credit: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 16th

Federal inspectors decertified the Osawatomie State Hospital in December of 2015.

Governor Brownback speaking about the network. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, August 16th

The network will allow first responders to communicate.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, August 16th

Former Democratic state lawmaker Paul Davis has officially kicked off his campaign for the 2nd Congressional District.

Osawatomie State Hospital lost federal certification in 2015 because of safety problems.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 16th

Employees questioned officials from the Department for Aging and Disability Services Tuesday about staff salaries and pensions as well as concerns for patient safety.

 Hy-Vee has opened 115 Market Grille restaurants in its grocery stores, including this one in Columbia, Missouri, in a move to provide a more full-service food service experience for customers.  (Photo by Kristofor Husted / Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, August 15th

Supermarkets are becoming more than simply grocery stores these days. Many are becoming sit-down restaurants. And the trend is shaking up the food service landscape.

Former KU Football Coach Mark Mangino at the Orange Bowl in 2008.  Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is pictured looking on, in the lower right.  (Photo from the Topeka Capital-Journal)
Greg Echlin Tuesday, August 15th

Former KU Football Coach Mark Mangino, and members of his team who won the Orange Bowl in 2008, will be recognized at KU football's season opener September 2nd.

Paul Davis speaking to reporters after the announcement. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, August 15th

Davis, a Democrat, said the culture in Washington is broken.

Tim Keck, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, will outline a privatization plan for Osawatomie State Hospital at a Tuesday afternoon meeting in the state-run psychiatric hospital's administration building.  (Photo from the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 15th

The secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is pushing ahead with efforts to privatize the state hospital in Osawatomie.  

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Tuesday, August 15th

Paul Davis, a former state lawmaker and Democratic candidate for governor, is running for the Congress in the 2nd District.

Kansas News Service Monday, August 14th

The state of Kansas unveiled the first phase of its DMV modernization efforts in 2012.

Stephen Koranda Monday, August 14th

The problems crashed the system used to process benefits applications.

(photo credit: Deborah Shaar, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Monday, August 14th

Roberts said cities should enact ordinances on hate crimes so law enforcement officers can step in ahead of violence.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Stephen Koranda Monday, August 14th

Health care policy could be an issue that differentiates candidates.

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