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Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 11th

Communities have a week left to make a pitch to Amazon for the company's second headquarters.

 Lou Nelms, a retired biologist, stands next to an oak tree in Atlanta, Illinois, that may have been damaged by herbicide drift.  (Photo by Darrell Hoemann / The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting)
Harvest Public Media Wednesday, October 11th

At least three states — Iowa, Illinois and Tennessee — are reporting possible dicamba damage on oak trees. Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources says it’s received upwards of 1,000 complaints about pesticide damage to oaks.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, October 11th

Kansas lawmakers are expressing outrage after learning that more than 70 children are missing from the state's foster care system.

Ed O'Malley speaks to the Emporia Rotart Club in February 2017. (Photo from Emporia Rotary Club)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 10th

A former Republican state lawmaker is running for Kansas governor.  Ed O'Malley is president and CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center, a non-profit organization based in Wichita.

Harvest Public Media is a consortium of public radio and TV stations reporting on agriculture and other issues affecting the rural Midwest.
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, October 10th

Food industry groups are teaming up to influence public opinion about the genetic engineering of food.

Governor Brownback signs the pardon. (Photo from the governor's office)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, October 10th

The pardon was the first in Brownback's term.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Tuesday, October 10th

More than 70 foster children are missing in Kansas.  More on that story and other news headlines can be found here.  

Greg Orman ran as an independent in 2014, challenging Republican U.S. Senator Pat Roberts. (Photo by KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 10th

The Olathe businessman says he has not made a final decision on whether to enter the Kansas governor’s race.

City of Topeka sign (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

Authorities are investigating separate shootings in Topeka that left one person dead and another injured. Investigators believe the shootings are related.

KCUR Radio Monday, October 9th

A shareholder of Westar Energy has filed a lawsuit that threatens to derail a proposed merger between the utility and Kansas City Power and Light company.

The small Kansas town of Lebo celebrated Christmas early this year to fulfill the wishes of a terminally-ill three-year-old boy who loved the holiday. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

A three-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted the town of Lebo to celebrate Christmas early on his behalf has died.

Samuel Crumbine rose from country doctor in Ford County to Kansas Health Director and became an internationally famous crusader for public health. (Photo from Kansas Historical Society)
Staff and Wire ... Monday, October 9th

Dr. Samuel Crumbine, from Dodge City, became the state health director in the early 20th century and used that platform to champion a number of public health causes.

Members of the Silver Haired Legislature meeting in Topeka. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, October 9th

The group advocates for Kansans over age 60.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

Here's the latest news for our area from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  

Paul Davis launched his campaign to represent the Kansas 2nd Congressional District in August. (Photo from KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 9th

Paul Davis, former Democratic Kansas House leader and the party’s nominee for governor in 2014, reported that his campaign has raised more than $400,000.

Associated Press Saturday, October 7th

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

The flag of NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Kansas News Service Friday, October 6th

High-level NATO officials recently held secret meetings in Kansas City to discuss biosecurity research at Kansas State University.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, October 6th

 A document unsealed by a federal judge Thursday reveals that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach brought a proposal for changing federal voter registration laws when he met with then President-elect Trump last year.

Republican U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder of Kansas, issued a statement in support of a ban on the devices used to increase the firing power of semi-automatic rifles. (Photo: Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 6th

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins also says she would support a federal ban on so-called "bump stocks" that can convert semi-automatic rifles to shoot like fully automatic weapons.

Secretary Kobach speaking to reporters. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, October 5th

The documents were unsealed Thursday as part of a lawsuit.


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