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KPR Web Operations Friday, January 14th, 2011

Two environmental groups have asked the Kansas Court of Appeals to invalidate the air quality permit issued by the state for the expansion of a coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas. As KPR's Bryan Thompson reports, the petition was filed today (Fri) by the Sierra Club and Earthjustice.

KPR Web Operations Thursday, January 13th, 2011

The former head of the KU ticket office became the third person to enter a guilty plea in the ticket scandal. And another guilty plea doesn't appear to be far behind. Kansas Public Radio's Greg Echlin has more.

KPR Web Operations Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Miss KPR's live coverage of Governor Sam Brownback's 2011 State of the State speech? Hear it here now, by clicking on one of the buttons below.

KPR Web Operations Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

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KPR Web Operations Monday, January 10th, 2011

Additional snowfall -- and the blowing and drifting of snow -- can be expected across eastern Kansas into the night (MON). That's according to Matt Wolters (Walters), with the National Weather Service in Topeka. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the entire state. And while no major highways are closed, most roads are at least partially snowpacked or covered with ice.

KPR Web Operations Monday, January 10th, 2011

Officials at the Kansas Department of Transportation say the storm today is getting trucks out to deal with snow on the roads.Kim Qualls of KDOT says plows have been out all night, but highways are still hazardous and drivers should be careful.KDOT officials say no highways have closed in Kansas. But they say that could change when winds pick up and start blowing newly fallen snow across the state’s roadways.

KPR Web Operations Monday, January 10th, 2011

The Chiefs crumbled after the first quarter yesterday (SUN) and their season came to a close with a playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens. After a 7-3 lead, the Chiefs gave up 27 unanswered points in their 30-7 loss. Kansas Public Radio's Greg Echlin has more.

KPR Web Operations Friday, January 7th, 2011

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KPR Web Operations Friday, January 7th, 2011

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are issuing revised fish consumption advisories for 2011, which identify types for fish that should be eaten in limited quantities or avoided altogether because of contamination. Kristi Pankratz is a spokesperson for KDHE. Information about the revised advisories, including fish that should be avoided based on where they are caught, can be found at

KPR Web Operations Friday, January 7th, 2011

If you eat fish that's been caught in some parts of Kansas, you should probably check the new Fish Consumption Advisories issued by the state. Kristi Pankratz is with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The advisories are based on mercury and other chemical levels in all forms of aquatic life. The advisories can be found on KDHE's web site,


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