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Associated Press Saturday, April 22nd

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

Kansas News Service Friday, April 21st

A KU Athletics spokesman says the policy should make the events safer, and will expedite entry. 

Unholy Rebellion contains the once-discarded Civil War diary of a Union soldier.
J. Schafer Friday, April 21st

In the 1960s, a discarded diary from the American Civil War was found inside a home in Lawrence. That diary has now been published in the new book Unholy Rebellion, by Topeka author and military historian David Carter. KPR's J. Schafer talks with him about the diary and the man who wrote it, Charles Wetherbee. 

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, April 21st

The rally is part of an international set of meetings set for Saturday.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, April 21st

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Dr. Kevin Rabas, the new Poet Laureate of Kansas (photo credit: Emporia State University)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 20th

Kevin Rabas is an associate professor of English, who teaches poetry and playwriting at Emporia State University. 

Budget Director Shawn Sullivan speaking to reporters Thursday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, April 20th

Lawmakers still need to eliminate a deficit approaching $900 million.

Kansas News Service Thursday, April 20th

Pretty Prairie, in south-central Kansas, has a water problem.  Most residents aren’t bothered by the high nitrate levels in the town’s water, but being in violation of environmental regulations is hurting property values.  The question now is whether the town will be helped or harmed by new leadership at the EPA.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, April 20th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

The state health department says the number of abortions in Kansas declined in 2016, compared with the previous year.
KMUW Radio Thursday, April 20th

State officials report there were 6810 abortions reported last year which is 164 fewer than in 2015.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 19th

A Kansas Board of Regents committee approved a request made by the University of Kansas, K-State and Wichita State University for the installation of security measures for some sporting events.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, April 19th

The revenue forecast is used by lawmakers when they write the budget.

KCC Commissioners Shari Feist Albrecht, Pat Apple and Jay Scott Emler. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, April 19th

Regulators said the proposal was simply "too risky."

Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 19th

Kansas 3rd District Congressman Kevin Yoder pointed out that he has filled out extensive financial disclosure forms.  

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, April 19th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  

Democrat Jay Sidie lost his campaign against incumbent third district Congressman Kevin Yoder in 2016. (Photo: KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 19th

Sidie, a Johnson County businessman, says he wants to build on recent Democratic gains elsewhere as he challenges Yoder again.

Associated Press Tuesday, April 18th

The company issued a statement about the future of the hospital today (TUE). 

 State Sen. Jake LaTurner was announced Tuesday as Gov. Sam Brownback's pick to succeed Ron Estes as state treasurer. LaTurner, of Pittsburg, has served in the Kansas Senate since 2013. At left is his wife, Suzanne. (photo credit: Jim McLean/Kansas News Service)
Jim McLean Tuesday, April 18th

Jake LaTurner is replacing Ron Estes, who recently won the special election in the Kansas 4th Congressional District.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, April 18th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Several hundred people turned out Monday night to protest the possible closure of St. Francis Health in Topeka. (Photo: Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, April 18th

Governor Sam Brownback recently vetoed a Medicaid expansion bill that could have provided St. Francis with an additional $10 million a year.

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