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The Lansing Correctional Facility. (Photo from the Department of Corrections)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, October 5th

Plans for the prison at Lansing would affect the state's death chamber.

Dr. Joanna Slusky is an  assistant professor of amazing things at the University of Kansas. (Photo from University of Kansas)
KCUR Radio Thursday, October 5th

A KU scientist has received nearly $2.3 million to continue her research into antibiotic resistance. Dr. Joanna Slusky, an assistant professor of computational biology and molecular biosciences, earned the award from the National Institutes of Health.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, October 5th

U.S. Senators held a hearing Wednesday on Governor Sam ​Brownback's nomination for a job in the Trump Administration. 

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback answered questions Wednesday from members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing.
Kansas News Service Thursday, October 5th

U.S. senators peppered Kansas Governor Sam Brownback with questions Wednesday during his confirmation hearing to become ambassador for international religious freedom.

Forecasters expect much of the state to see less than one percent job growth in 2018. (Photo: Neetal Parekh, Flickr Commons)
KMUW Radio Thursday, October 5th

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its annual industry-level employment forecasts for Kansas.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says funding already allocated for the Children's Health Insurance Program will run out in early 2018.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s confirmation hearing begins today for him to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.  

Governor Brownback speaking at the hearing.
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 4th

The Senate hearing focused on Brownback's nomination to be ambassador for international religious freedom.

Harvest Public Media Wednesday, October 4th

Patches of land strategically planted on the edges of crop fields help reduce soil loss, water pollution, and can attract pollinators.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (file photo)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback faces questions today as U.S. Senators begin his confirmation hearing to become an ambassador-at-large for religious freedom.

KanCare is the name of the privatized Medicaid system in Kansas.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 4th

Kansas officials are waiting to see if the federal government will approve a request for a one-year extension to changes made to the state's privatized Medicaid system.

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the nearly $300 million school funding increase approved this spring by the Legislature wasn't enough to meet adequacy and equity requirements of the Kansas Constitution.  (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The Kansas Supreme Court has once again rejected the state's arguments concerning the fairness and adequacy of the Kansas school finance formula. Our analysts examined Monday's court ruling and explain what this most recent ruling means for students and the state budget.    

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, October 3rd

The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that state lawmakers did not increase spending on public schools enough this year and ordered lawmakers to write a new funding formula with bigger increase.

Governor Sam Brownback flew to Israel at the end of August and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The governor’s office did not disclose the trip.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 3rd

The governor’s visit to Israel was discovered because of an investigative report by the Hutchinson News.

A cowboy hat lies in the street in Las Vegas. A country music festival ended in violence and chaos as thousands of people sought to escape from a man armed with an arsenal of automatic weapons. (Photo: David Becker, Getty Images)
KMUW Radio Tuesday, October 3rd

A security specialist with the Kansas National Guard says if you’re going to a large public gathering, be sure to look for ways to exit and for places to take cover.

Kansas News Service Monday, October 2nd

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in an educational funding case that the state's most recent increase in state aid to schools is not sufficient.   

Reporters wait outside the Investigations and Training Center of the Lawrence Police Department for an update on the investigation into the fatal weekend shooting. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Monday, October 2nd

Police say as many as 100 people may have witnessed the fatal shooting of three people in downtown Lawrence early Sunday morning.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, October 2nd

Police in Lawrence are investigating after five people were shot, three of them fatally, in downtown Lawrence early Sunday morning. 

Sarah Scantling's daughter, Abilene, was born in Dryersburg, Tennessee, 30 miles from their home in Pemiscot County, Missouri. (Photo: Bram Sable-Smith, Side Effects Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Monday, October 2nd

It’s not uncommon for pregnant women in rural America to have to travel to give birth; the percent of rural counties without hospital obstetrics has increased in recent years to 54 percent, up from 45 percent in 2004.   

Flint Hills residents hear testimony from James Aber, Emporia State University professor emeritus of geology, seated at front, in their previous effort to block an injection well request. (Photo: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 2nd

Residents plan to lobby lawmakers for tighter rules, arguing that Kansas energy regulators fail to factor in earthquake risks when approving well applications.

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