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Harvest Public Media Monday, December 25th

Several states are setting stricter standards to reduce damage to soybean fields caused by the weed killer dicamba drifting from neighboring farms.  

Associated Press Saturday, December 23rd

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

Kansas News Service Friday, December 22nd

Governor Sam Brownback was not among dozens of nominees approved by the U.S. Senate this week. What's more, his name wasn't on a list of nominees to be held over to the 2018 session of Congress.  

Kansas News Service Friday, December 22nd

The Shawnee Mission, Wichita and Topeka school boards are just a few of those in Kansas imposing certain limits on what people can say in public comment periods.  

2017 Status of State Medicaid Expansion Decisions (map via Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation at KFF.org)
Kansas News Service Friday, December 22nd

David Jordan of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is preparing to take the top job at a Hutchinson-based health foundation.

Kansas News Service Friday, December 22nd

Some health care advocates say the Trump administration is undermining the Affordable Care Act and the 2017 enrollment numbers demonstrate that consumers need and want the coverage.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Friday, December 22nd

Find out what's happening. Check out the latest Kansas headlines from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staffers.

 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback appeared October 4 before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Kansas News Service Thursday, December 21st

Governor Sam Brownback was nominated in July for the position of ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom but he won't likely be confirmed for that position by the U.S. Senate until after the start of the new year.  And now, there's been another hiccup in the nomination.

Kansas News Service Thursday, December 21st

The proposed tests would have gathered data on how much protection buildings provide in a biological or chemical weapons attack.

Kansas wheatfield under a bright summer sky
Stephen Koranda Thursday, December 21st

How will a new North American Free Trade Agreement affect exporters of Kansas agricultural products and other goods?  A lot is riding on the line for Kansas as the Trump administration looks to broker a new NAFTA deal.  

Here's what's happening.
Associated Press Thursday, December 21st

Check out the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by highly-skilled KPR news staffers.

Harvest Public Media Wednesday, December 20th

The tax credit is given to companies that construct new wind farms and is calculated based on how much energy the project produces.

Harvest Public Media Wednesday, December 20th

However, there are concerns that the tax changes will add to the nation’s budget deficit, which could have other implications for the rural economy.

Take a look at what's happening in our area.
Associated Press Wednesday, December 20th

Find out what's happening in our area with this handy summary of Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as selected by KPR news staffers.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, December 20th

Kansas Republican Senator Jerry Moran had reservations about the GOP's $1.5 trillion tax cutting bill, but he voted for it anyway.

 Hallmark Archives historian Samantha Bradbeer stands next to a display of early gift wrap samples.  (Laura Spencer / KCUR)
KCUR Radio Wednesday, December 20th

The holidays are almost here.  And this time of year, harried gift buying is often followed by harried gift wrapping. Listen to the history of holiday wrapping paper and its connection to Hallmark Cards in Kansas City. 

Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 19th

The state constitution requires Kansas to provide “suitable” funding for schools and has repeatedly lost court cases accusing it of underfunding education.  

Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 19th

Federal officials decertified the Osawatomie State Hospital in January 2016.

Here's what's happening.
Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, December 19th

Check out the latest Kansas news headlines, largely from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Kevin Mahogany, who died December 17, had recently moved home to Kansas City after 14 years in Miami.  (Aleksey Kaznadey / kevinmahogany.com)
Associated Press Tuesday, December 19th

The baritone singer was also a jazz educator.  He received a degree in music and drama from Baker University in 1981.

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