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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, August 16th

Former Democratic state lawmaker Paul Davis has officially kicked off his campaign for the 2nd Congressional District.

Osawatomie State Hospital lost federal certification in 2015 because of safety problems.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 16th

Employees questioned officials from the Department for Aging and Disability Services Tuesday about staff salaries and pensions as well as concerns for patient safety.

 Hy-Vee has opened 115 Market Grille restaurants in its grocery stores, including this one in Columbia, Missouri, in a move to provide a more full-service food service experience for customers.  (Photo by Kristofor Husted / Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, August 15th

Supermarkets are becoming more than simply grocery stores these days. Many are becoming sit-down restaurants. And the trend is shaking up the food service landscape.

Former KU Football Coach Mark Mangino at the Orange Bowl in 2008.  Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is pictured looking on, in the lower right.  (Photo from the Topeka Capital-Journal)
Greg Echlin Tuesday, August 15th

Former KU Football Coach Mark Mangino, and members of his team who won the Orange Bowl in 2008, will be recognized at KU football's season opener September 2nd.

Paul Davis speaking to reporters after the announcement. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, August 15th

Davis, a Democrat, said the culture in Washington is broken.

Tim Keck, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, will outline a privatization plan for Osawatomie State Hospital at a Tuesday afternoon meeting in the state-run psychiatric hospital's administration building.  (Photo from the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 15th

The secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is pushing ahead with efforts to privatize the state hospital in Osawatomie.  

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Tuesday, August 15th

Paul Davis, a former state lawmaker and Democratic candidate for governor, is running for the Congress in the 2nd District.

Kansas News Service Monday, August 14th

The state of Kansas unveiled the first phase of its DMV modernization efforts in 2012.

Stephen Koranda Monday, August 14th

The problems crashed the system used to process benefits applications.

(photo credit: Deborah Shaar, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Monday, August 14th

Roberts said cities should enact ordinances on hate crimes so law enforcement officers can step in ahead of violence.


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