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Associated Press Sunday, October 13th, 2019

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

Associated Press Saturday, October 12th, 2019

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

State lawmakers in Kansas typically make about $21,900 each legislative session.  Some would like to see that amount go up. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 11th, 2019

Kansas Legislators make lots of laws, but they don't make much money. Some are asking whether it's time to raise legislative pay.

 The exterior of Tequila KC, where nine people were shot, four of them fatally.  A sign on the bar door specifically says no guns are allowed. (Photo by Elle Moxley / KCUR)
Associated Press Friday, October 11th, 2019

Two convicted felons facing criminal charges over a bar shooting in Kansas City, Kansas, that killed four people had previous brushes with the law that could have kept them behind bars. 

Associated Press Friday, October 11th, 2019

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Some vape shops often have hundreds of e-liquid flavors. But some shops already limit sales to adults over age 21. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 11th, 2019

Fewer Kansas teens are experimenting with cigarette smoking. Public health experts were cheering, until vaping came around. Some cities and counties in Kansas have recently raised the minimum age for buying cigarettes and vaping products from 18 to 21. Anti-tobacco groups are urging lawmakers to extend that age limit statewide.  

Associated Press Thursday, October 10th, 2019

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Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro, Kansas, about 50 miles north of Wichita, has kept its doors open through a receivership and bankruptcy. (Photo from Hillsboro Chamber)
Associated Press Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

A Kansas City company that specializes in turning around financially distressed-hospitals is seeking to purchase a rural central Kansas hospital that is in bankruptcy.

Associated Press Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

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

Associated Press Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

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

(KPR file photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, October 7th, 2019

A federal grand jury has indicted 20 Kansas City area residents for allegedly trying to sell at least a kilogram of heroin and other drugs.

A Meals on Wheels volunteer places meals into his car to deliver to senior citizens and homebound members in the community. (Photo provided by Meals on Wheels)
J. Schafer Monday, October 7th, 2019

Meals on Wheels of Eastern Kansas needs more volunteers to help deliver food in Douglas, Shawnee and Jefferson counties. President and CEO Heidi Pickerell says new volunteers are especially needed in Douglas County.

General Motors workers on strike in Parma, Ohio. (Photo by Tony Dejak / AP)
Associated Press Monday, October 7th, 2019

A strike by GM workers has now lasted three weeks. 

Associated Press Monday, October 7th, 2019

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

Associated Press Monday, October 7th, 2019

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says she's launching the state's first formal strategy in 30 years to strengthen economic development. Her plan is called Framework for Growth.

 The exterior of Tequila KC, where nine people were shot, four fatally, early Sunday morning. A sign on the bar door specifically says no guns are allowed. (Photo by Elle Moxley / KCUR)
Associated Press Monday, October 7th, 2019

An arrest has been made in connection with a deadly bar shooting in Kansas City, Kansas. The shooting, early Sunday morning, left four people dead and five others injured.

  A Kansas City, Kansas, police officer puts up tape near the intersection of 10th and Central, where a bar shooting happened overnight.  (Photo by Elle Moxley / KCUR)
Associated Press Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others.  Police believe the shooting may have stemmed from an earlier dispute. 

Associated Press Sunday, October 6th, 2019

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

Associated Press Sunday, October 6th, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon consider how far states can go toward eliminating the insanity defense in criminal trials, as it reviews a Kansas case in which a man has been sentenced to die for killing four relatives.

Associated Press Saturday, October 5th, 2019

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

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