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All American Astronaut Joe Engle grew up in the small town of Chapman, Kansas. The retired spaceman will join fellow former astronaut Steve Hawley in October to serve as Grand Marshals at KU's homecoming parade. (Photo from NASA)
Associated Press Monday, September 11th

Two former astronauts and Kansas natives - Joe Engle and Steve Hawley - will serve as Grand Marshals in next month's homecoming parade at the University of Kansas.

Associated Press Saturday, September 9th

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

Governor Sam Brownback. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, September 8th

Around 3,000 state workers will get raises.

KU Basketball Coach Bill Self (right) looks around at others who have gone before him in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo from KU Athletics)
Greg Echlin Friday, September 8th

When Bill Self is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at the age of 54, he’ll enter with a national championship, 13 consecutive Big 12 titles and a career that’s far from over.  

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, September 8th

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck northern Oklahoma last (THUR) night. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake was centered about 9 miles southeast of Medford, Oklahoma and was felt throughout northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas.

file photo of Norton Correctional Facility (photo credit: Kansas Department of Corrections)
Kansas News Service Thursday, September 7th

The head of the Kansas Organization of State Employees says a minute-by-minute log of Tuesday night's events describes something close to a full-blown riot.

Kansas News Service Thursday, September 7th

The Leavenworth County Commission heard from angry residents who are upset about the prospect of Tyson building a huge chicken processing factory near Tonganoxie.

A selection committee has recommended Edgemoore Infrastructure & Real Estate to design, build and finance a new terminal at KCI. (Photo: Julie Denesha, KCUR Radio)
KCUR Radio Thursday, September 7th

After weeks of deliberation, Kansas City officials have recommended a Maryland-based developer to design, build and finance a new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, September 7th

Figures from the Kansas Department of Corrections show that the inmate population at the Norton Correctional Facility in north Kansas was up by 21 percent this week before an inmate disturbance there. 

 A selection committee has recommended Edgemoore Infrastructure & Real Estate to design, build and finance a new single terminal at KCI to replace the existing three terminal airport.  (Photo by Julie Denesha / KCUR Radio)
KCUR Radio Thursday, September 7th

A six-person selection committee has chosen Edgemoore Infrastructure and Real Estate company to design, build and finance a new, single terminal Kansas City International Airport, to replace the existing three-terminal airport.  Kansas City's full city council will still have to approve the plan as will voters.

Bob Dole speaking in Topeka last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, September 6th

The House and Senate have now voted to award Dole the medal.

Norton Correctional Facility file photo (Photo credit: Kansas Department of Corrections)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 6th

The riot started after two inmates lit a mattress on fire. 

Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 6th

Kris Kobach says ​the multi-state voter database is just a starting point for identifying potential duplicate registrations. 

Nathan McAlister, right, recently moved from rural Royal Valley Middle School to Seaman High School in part for a salary increase. From left are Seaman students Chloe Carter, Riley Polter and Sophie Sparks. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 6th

Kansas lawmakers approved nearly $200 million more in school funding this past session. Many school districts are using the extra money to boost teacher salaries.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, September 6th

The Kansas Department of Corrections says an inmate disturbance at the Norton Correctional Facility in western Kansas has been brought under control.

Associated Press Wednesday, September 6th

The remains of a three-year-old boy were discovered encased in concrete inside a Wichita home this week.  The remains are believed to be those of Evan Brewer.  The child's father says multiple allegations of child abuse preceded his son's death.  The boy had been living with his mother and her boyfriend.  

Associated Press Wednesday, September 6th

A disturbance at the state prison in Norton has now been resolved, but it required the response of all local law enforcement officials to help corrections officers.

Governor Sam Brownback hailed the announcement as economic growth in the agriculture sector. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, September 5th

The $300 million project is planned to eventually employ 1600 workers.

KMUW Radio Tuesday, September 5th

Wichita authorities believe the child remains found encased in concrete belong to Evan Brewer, a three-year-old boy who's been missing since July.  Evan Brewer is the grandson of former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer.  

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in Kansas City in relation to a fatal shooting in Lawrence.
Tom Parkinson Tuesday, September 5th

One man died and two people were seriously injured in the shooting at a motel in north Lawrence

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