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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

 White Chapel Cemetery in Wichita. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 6th, 2020

Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus mean limits to the size of funerals.

Associated Press Monday, April 6th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. And here are a few safety reminders: Wash your hands. Stay at home. If you must venture out for essential goods and services, keep a distance of at least six feet between yourself and others. And if you are able, please donate blood. We will get through this.

KPR Staff Sunday, April 5th, 2020

KPR has put together this handy one-stop spot to help you get the information you need during the coronavirus crisis. 

Associated Press Sunday, April 5th, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

A drive-through testing facility in Lawrence. (Photo by J. Schafer, Kansas Public Radio)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Doctor’s offices and hospitals say access to coronavirus testing has improved in Kansas, but still remains out of reach for many people.

Staff and Wire ... Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. A few safety reminders for all of us during this pandemic and nationwide emergency: wash your hands, stay at home and keep away from those outside your home. If you must leave your home for essential goods and services, keep a distance of at least six feet between yourself and others. And if you are able, please donate blood. We will get through this.

KU Sophomore Kate Steward is a two-time Big 12 champion in the 200-yard breaststroke.  (Photo by Laura Jacobsen, KU Athletics.)
Greg Echlin Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The KU women’s swimming and diving team had its best performance ever at the Big 12 championships this year, finishing second - just behind eight-time defending champion Texas. In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the season ended abruptly for the KU women's swim team. Despite their amazing success, Jayhawk swimmers remained largely in the shadow of the men's basketball team. KPR's Greg Echlin reports.

Finney County EMS staffs three ambulances and is dedicating an additional ambulance for COVID-19 patients. (Photo by Corrine Boyer, Kansas News Service)
High Plains Pub... Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Emergency workers in Kansas are understandably concerned about their potential exposure to the coronavirus, especially as more COVID-19 cases are confirmed in their communities. Rural EMS agencies are already stretched thin and their emergency plans have been upended by the growing pandemic.

Map of Kansas counties showing where cases of COVID-19 have appeared. (Illustration by Robin Valenzuela)
Tom Parkinson Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Most of the COVID-19 cases are clustered in the eastern part of Kansas, in Johnson and Wyandotte Counties. Isolated cases are also appearing in other parts of the state.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  Check back for updates throughout the day.

Stormont Vail Health is reducing pay for many employees during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Health care providers nationwide are trying to manage financial troubles that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the coronavirus spreads into rural areas, small hospitals are scrambling to buy ventilators and prepare. (Photo from Wilson Medical Center's Facebook page.)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Wilson Medical Center is a small hospital in southeast Kansas. This facility in Neodesha doesn’t have an intensive care unit, so hospital officials are planning to send patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms to larger, better-equipped facilities.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

We have no news headlines today. Just foolin'. Here are the headlines for our area on this April 1, 2020, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Health officials say if even two in five Kansas residents catch the virus, hospitals could run out of beds. (Image by the World Health Organization)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Most COVID-19 cases are mild but about 1 in 5 people get sick enough to need hospitalization. Without dramatic steps to free up beds, state officials say health care facilities could easily overflow.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Here's some of what's happening.  These are the daily news headlines, as prepared by KPR news staffers.  Check back often for updates.

Thousands of Kansans are out of work because of the coronavirus and they’re seeking unemployment benefits in record numbers. (Photo by commondreams.org)
Kansas News Service Monday, March 30th, 2020

The spike in unemployment claims in Kansas surged from about 1,800 on March 14 to nearly 24,000 last week.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, March 30th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

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