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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

These area headlines have been curated by KPR news staffers. Our daily headlines are generally posted by 10 am weekdays and by 1 pm on weekends.  This summary is made possible by KPR members. Become one today!

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Rex Buchanan Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

As dozens of Kansas City area restaurants take part in Black Restaurant Week, Commentator Rex Buchanan puts down his fork just long enough to talk about Black-owned barbeque joints and a new book that tells their story.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

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Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Last month, Kansas was seeing hundreds of new COVID cases per week. Now it’s seeing thousands per week. Forty percent of Kansans are well protectedd by the COVID vaccine but state health officials say not enough people are getting the shots to stop the swift spread of COVID.

(Photo by Carlos Moreno, KCUR 89.3)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Kansas hospitals are filling beds fast, and some are turning away seriously ill COVID patients from other areas or asking nurses to sign up for extra shifts.  

Staff and Wire ... Monday, July 26th, 2021

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Wichita private eye Pete Stone returns in "All Hallow's Shadows" -- the latest in our Kansas Notable Book series. Plus, how the closing of Fort Scott's hospital affected their health care, economy, and sense of community.

Staff and Wire ... Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

Staff and Wire ... Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

The White House mailed a letter explaining the advance child tax credit to families who would receive it, but it's only in English and Spanish. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Billions of dollars in advance child tax credits are being distributed to families nationwide. But a lack of communication about the program in Somali and Congolese languages is hindering the rollout among refugees in southwest Kansas.  

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