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Associated Press Saturday, July 18th, 2020

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

Staff and Wire ... Friday, July 17th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our vast listenening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  Our headlines are generally posted by 10 am and updated throughout the day.

Electric substation (Photo by Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Fearing what the coronavirus might do to the power industry, six electric cooperatives in Kansas applied for - and received - up to $20 million total in loans as part of the federal Paycheck Protection Program.  

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, July 16th, 2020

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

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says superintendents need more time to implement a 1,100-page health and safety guide before reopening schools. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly will order schools to delay opening, but the Board of Ed must approve it.

A bus on the University of Kansas campus. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

KU says it plans to test all students and workers for the coronavirus as people return to campus this fall.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

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

Kansas State's football team had several players test positive for COVID-19 this summer. (Photo by Greg Echlin)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The coronavirus killed the college basketball season earlier this year and now, it's taking a toll on other sports, like football. Some college sports conferences have already decided how they'll handle the football season during this pandemic. Others have not. Greg Echlin examines the impact of college football on their schools and communities.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

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

Congressman Watkins on election night in 2018. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Congressman Steve Watkins faces felony charges after registering to vote at a UPS store instead of his home address.

Gabrielle Griffie is a businesswoman and an organizer in Wichita. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Gabrielle Griffie, a businesswoman and community organizer in Wichita, says it's hard to watch people go through "so much pain, and our city is just pushing that pain, pushing the knife in even deeper."   

From left to right: Democrats Michelle De La Isla and James Windholz; Republicans Jake LaTurner, Steve Watkins and Dennis Taylor. (Illustration by Crysta Henthorne, KCUR)
Stephen Koranda Monday, July 13th, 2020

2nd District Congressman Steve Watkins is being challenged by two other Republicans in the primary.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, July 13th, 2020

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

Associated Press Sunday, July 12th, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, July 11th, 2020

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

Staff and Wire ... Friday, July 10th, 2020

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

KPR Staff Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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

The outside of the Kansas state agency that handles the foster care system, among other things. (Photo by Madeline Fox, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 9th, 2020

The state and foster care advocates reached an agreement that ends a lawsuit.

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

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

KPR Staff Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly has issued Drought Declarations for two-thirds of the state. Officials say 75 of the state's 105 counties are either in a drought emergency or are included in drought warning or watch areas.

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