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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.

Thousands of people are expected to show up in northeast Kansas to see the total solar eclipse next Monday (August 21)..
J. Schafer Monday, August 14th

Northeast Kansas is considered to be one of the best places in the U.S. to view next week's total solar eclipse.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, August 14th

Kansas corrections officials say the next prison built by the state will be fully air-conditioned, including the cells for inmates. The union representing Kansas corrections officers says a lack of air conditioning contributed to inmate unrest earlier this summer at the maximum-security prison in El Dorado.

Three bodies were found Sunday near Lawrence.
Associated Press Monday, August 14th

Bodies of three people were discovered in a neighborhood southwest of Lawrence and at the parking lot of the Baker Wetlands Conservation Center.

The ruling is seen as a setback for the Topeka-based Westboro Baptist Church which protests funerals using anti-gay signs and chants.
KMUW Radio Monday, August 14th

A federal appeals court has upheld a Nebraska law requiring picketers to stay at least 500 feet away from funerals.

Associated Press Sunday, August 13th

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KPR Staff Saturday, August 12th

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