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Harvest Public Media Wednesday, July 12th

Rural areas often lack the facilities needed to effectively prevent and treat cancers.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, July 12th

Five people died Tuesday afternoon in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on I-70 that closed the interstate for several hours.

Melissa Fast, a math specialist with the Kansas Department of Education, says at least 15 other high schools are expected to join this school year. (Photo: Celia Llopis-Jepsen)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, July 12th

Last school year, more than 35 Kansas high schools tried the new algebra curriculum which involves collaboration between high school and college math teachers.

Several current and former Royals players had prominent roles in the 2017 All-Star game
Greg Echlin Wednesday, July 12th

Kansas City Royals' pitcher Jason Vargas and catcher Salvador Perez were among the players chosen for the mid-season exhibition game in Miami.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking to reporters last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, July 11th

The information concerned registering to vote with the federal form.

Hundreds of millions of dollars could be at stake when the Kansas Supreme Court begins hearing arguments in the state’s school funding case next week.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 11th

The Gannon v. Kansas lawsuit is in its seventh year. In that time, the case has led to repeated rulings against the state for underfunding schools and responses by lawmakers in the form of appropriations bills.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, July 11th

Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy have announced a new plan to merge after Kansas regulators scrapped an earlier deal. The deal would form a combined utility worth about $14 billion.

In the new deal, the two companies would eliminate acquisition costs by simply merging their assets.(Photo: Westar Energy)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 11th

Kansas regulators turned away the proposed $12 billion acquisition of Westar by Great Plains in April because they said it would have saddled ratepayers with too much debt.  

The College Choice website says KSU excels in its campus safety and in its counseling and health care programs. (Photo:KSU)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 11th

The website College Choice ranked the K-State campus in Manhattan as the 45th best choice for LGBT students. 

The Royals Jason Vargas leads the American League with 12 wins. (Photo: Greg Echlin)
Greg Echlin Tuesday, July 11th

The Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas will not be the League's starting pitcher but the Royals' Salvador Perez will start as the AL catcher

Kansas News Service Monday, July 10th

The uninsured rate in Kansas would rise by more than a third by 2022, according to The Urban Institute. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, July 10th

Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy have announced a new plan to merge after Kansas regulators rejected an earlier merger deal. 

 Grandview elementary, middle and high schools occupy the same campus in a rural area of Jefferson County. (Photo: Kristofor Husted, Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Monday, July 10th

Rural school districts often don’t have the budget or the teachers to offer students all of the courses they’d like to take.   

Streb was runner-up at the Greenbriar Classsic Sunday (Photo: PGA.com)
Greg Echlin Monday, July 10th

The Mission Hills resident was a runner-up for the second run of the tournament after a loss in the playoff in 2015

Associated Press Saturday, July 8th

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

Kansas News Service Friday, July 7th

Democrats have been eyeing Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder's seat in the 3rd District as one they could win in 2018. 

The Kansas voter registration form. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, July 7th

This year marks the switch in local elections from the spring to the fall.

Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant (photo credit: Nuclear Regulatory Commission flickr account, used under Creative Commons license)
Kansas News Service Friday, July 7th

The hackers targeted engineers who had access to critical industrial control systems.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, July 7th

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran faced some difficult questions at a town hall meeting Thursday about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The meeting was held in Palco about 230 miles west of Topeka. 

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran speaks at a town hall meeting Thursday in Palco where he discussed the GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Photo: Jim McLean, Kansas news Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, July 7th

Moran said he is concerned about the effect of nearly $800 billion in proposed Medicaid cuts on rural health care providers and Kansans with disabilities.   

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