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

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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.

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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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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.  

Kim Welch, a Wichita preschool teacher, leads a class during a half-day summer program at Cessna Elementary School. (Photo by Suzanne Perez, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Most school districts have either said masks won't be required when the fall semester begins, or haven't decided. That conflicts with some expert advice.  

Staff and Wire ... Friday, July 23rd, 2021

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Staff and Wire ... Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

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Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Hospitals sued unsuccessfully to block the price transparency rule in court. The rule took effect in January, but experts say hospitals may prefer risking fines to complying.  

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

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Kansas News Service Monday, July 19th, 2021

Even before kids head back to school — mostly unvaccinated — Kansas is seeing a troubling spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.  

Staff and Wire ... Monday, July 19th, 2021

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Associated Press Sunday, July 18th, 2021

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

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Associated Press Saturday, July 17th, 2021

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

Staff and Wire ... Friday, July 16th, 2021

Happy Friday! This summary of area news headlines has been curated by KPR news staffers. Our daily headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. weekdays and by 1 p.m. on weekends and updated throughout the day. This ad-free news summary is made possible by KPR members. Become one today!

Heartland Farm near Great Bend, Kansas is operated by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Since 1987, the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Great Bend have been promoting a way of life that they see as more sustainable than traditional agriculture. For the sisters, it’s their moral duty to respond to climate change. In this report, the Kansas News Service explores the religious case for saving the planet.

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