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National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. (Photo from
Rex Buchanan Friday, October 13th

Even before it became a state, Kansas has been a battleground over civil rights. Some of the state's civil rights history is on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, October 13th

Kansas State University says severe weather, not vandalism, is to blame for damage to a temporary outdoor hut built between two residence halls for the Jewish harvest festival Sukkot. 

The match is set for 3:25 Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Greg Echlin Friday, October 13th

Sunday’s game will be the first time the Chiefs have faced the Pittsburgh Steelers since an 18-16 loss ended Kansas City’s season in 2016.

Old Glory, also known as Stars and Stripes or simply just the American flag. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Thursday, October 12th

Next month, Lawrence will hold its first Veterans Day parade in nearly 50 years.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Thursday, October 12th

Kansas officials are still trying to cope with the fallout from the revelation that more than 70 children are currently missing from the state's privatized foster care system.  That story and more headlines can be found here.

Kansas Jayhawks volleyball coach Ray Bechard. (Photo:KU Athletics)
Greg Echlin Thursday, October 12th

KU is tied for second place in the Big 12 with Baylor University.  

Laura Lorson Wednesday, October 11th

The Midwestern Chicana Symposium on Art and Resistance in the Age of Extremism will take place on Thursday and Friday at the Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka.

KCUR Radio Wednesday, October 11th

Kansas City Mayor Sly James has gone online, trying to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in his town. 

Claudette Humphrey speaking to the committee Wednesday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 11th

Lawmakers could still take up the issue during the 2018 legislative session.

Welcome to Kansas sign (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 11th

Some candidates for Kansas governor say state government has become increasingly dysfunctional. They point to revenue shortfalls, prison riots, cancelled highway projects and long-simmering disputes over school funding and the state’s privatized foster care system as proof that Kansas needs new leadership.


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