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Here's what's happening in our area, according to staff and AP wire reports.
Associated Press Monday, July 24th

Here's a look at what's been happening in our area, according to staff and wire accounts. 

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 23rd

This week on KPR Presents: what our Founding Fathers really thought about religion and politics. Matthew Stewart is the author of Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic.

Associated Press Saturday, July 22nd

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

A graph from the Kansas Department of Labor showing private sector jobs in Kansas.
Stephen Koranda Friday, July 21st

Kansas has a low unemployment rate, but the state has been losing private sector jobs.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking in a legislative committee. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, July 21st

A judge denied two challenges to the commission this week.

The Kansas state flag and the gay pride flag, hanging from the porch of William Jennings Bryan Oleander's home in Here, Kansas. (Photo by WJB Oleander)
Tom Averill Friday, July 21st

It was a mostly quiet Independence Day this year in the sleepy town of Here, Kansas. For Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander, the celebration was less about flashy fireworks and more about reflection.

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

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says a boil water advisory for 12 public water systems in Lyon and Coffey counties might remain in effect for several days after a water main break in Emporia Thursday.

KU researchers will survey the workers to develop solutions for health problems.
Kansas News Service Friday, July 21st

Moving often from place to place can make it difficult for migrant farm workers to access health care.    

(Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The Kansas Department of Commerce operates the data management system that was compromised. 

A view of the KU Medical Center's new Health Education Building in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Dan Margolies, KCUR)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 20th

The new building features a simulation center and mock exam rooms for training new doctors. 


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