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Associated Press Thursday, August 15th, 2019

A U.S. district court judge says federal prosecutors in Kansas City, Kansas, improperly listened to recorded communications between inmates and their defense attorneys and willfully violated court orders during an independent investigation of the systemic practice. The judge's ruling in the case could upend hundreds of federal convictions and sentences.

Associated Press Thursday, August 15th, 2019

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Entrance to the Leavenworth Detention Center. The prison has been the center of a raging controversy over video and audio-taping of attorney-client meetings. (Photo by Dan Margolies / KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled that the U.S. Attorney's Office disobeyed her previous orders to preserve documents and recordings as part of an investigation into the recordings.  

Associated Press Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

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Lesser Prairie Chicken, seen here in New Mexico (Photo from Wikipedia)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The Trump Administration wants to change how it interprets and implements the Endangered Species Act. And that could affect the lesser prairie chicken here in Kansas.

(Photo by Chris Neal for the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says insurance company Aetna is still not living up to the terms of its $1 billion contract with KanCare, the state's Medicaid program.

Associated Press Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

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Kansas corn crop south of Wamego (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

This year's Kansas corn crop could be 26% larger than last year's. A new government report says Kansas corn growers look to harvest 810 million bushels. Meanwhile, soybean and sorghum crops are expected to be smaller.

Native American and World War II veteran Julia Kabance at her brithday celebration August 9, 2019, in Wamego. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Monday, August 12th, 2019

She lived through two world wars, 19 American presidents and the Great Depression. Now, this Native American veteran of World War II celebrates her 109th birthday.

Associated Press Monday, August 12th, 2019

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Kansas News Service Monday, August 12th, 2019

Flames erupted at a Tyson meatpacking plant in Finney County over the weekend. No one was hurt. The cause remains under investigation.

Associated Press Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Associated Press Saturday, August 10th, 2019

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

The Kansas Department of Corrections has announced a contract to send 360 prisoners to Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona by the end of the year. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, August 9th, 2019

The Kansas Department of Corrections has finalized a contract with CoreCivic to move up to 600 people to a prison about an hour southeast of Phoenix, Arizona. 

Associated Press Friday, August 9th, 2019

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Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.
Associated Press Thursday, August 8th, 2019

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Associated Press Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

The Kansas Department of Revenue believes the state will collect between $20 million and $40 million a year in additional tax revenues.

Associated Press Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

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Peer support specialist Sheri Hall (left) gives advice to Susan Haynes. Hall doesn't have a degree in social work or psychology, but she and Haynes bond over their Christian faith, love of writing and shared history of anxiety.  (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

For some people with mental illnesses, getting advice from a peer can be more helpful than getting counseling from a licensed therapist or a doctor. Peer support specialists in Kansas don’t have a professional license. What they do have is personal experience with mental illness, which they can use to help others, as we hear in this report from the Kansas News Service.

Associated Press Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

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