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City of Topeka sign (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

Authorities are investigating separate shootings in Topeka that left one person dead and another injured. Investigators believe the shootings are related.

KCUR Radio Monday, October 9th

A shareholder of Westar Energy has filed a lawsuit that threatens to derail a proposed merger between the utility and Kansas City Power and Light company.

The small Kansas town of Lebo celebrated Christmas early this year to fulfill the wishes of a terminally-ill three-year-old boy who loved the holiday. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

A three-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted the town of Lebo to celebrate Christmas early on his behalf has died.

Samuel Crumbine rose from country doctor in Ford County to Kansas Health Director and became an internationally famous crusader for public health. (Photo from Kansas Historical Society)
Staff and Wire ... Monday, October 9th

Dr. Samuel Crumbine, from Dodge City, became the state health director in the early 20th century and used that platform to champion a number of public health causes.

Members of the Silver Haired Legislature meeting in Topeka. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, October 9th

The group advocates for Kansans over age 60.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Monday, October 9th

Here's the latest news for our area from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  

Paul Davis launched his campaign to represent the Kansas 2nd Congressional District in August. (Photo from KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 9th

Paul Davis, former Democratic Kansas House leader and the party’s nominee for governor in 2014, reported that his campaign has raised more than $400,000.

George Saunders photo by Chloe Aftel
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, October 8th

October 8, 2017: it's a literary double-header, with the author of Lincoln of the Bardo, in advance of his upcoming Lawrence appearance. We'll also hear from National Book Award- winning poet Terrance Hayes.

Associated Press Saturday, October 7th

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

The flag of NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Kansas News Service Friday, October 6th

High-level NATO officials recently held secret meetings in Kansas City to discuss biosecurity research at Kansas State University.

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