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Associated Press Friday, October 4th, 2019

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Associated Press Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Nick Hague, an astronaut from Hoxie, Kansas, and two other space travelers returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station.

A roadside sign in rual Kansas opposing abortion. (Photo by Chris Neal)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Conservatives are pushing for an amendment that would protect abortion restrictions.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

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Compass Behavior Health in Garden City offers substance use evaluations, individual therapy and 24-hour crisis services.  (Photo by Corinne Boyer / High Plains Public Radio and the Kansas News Service)
High Plains Pub... Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Two years after closing an office in Garden City, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency announced this week it’s coming back to town. The agency’s new setup comes at a time when methamphetamine seizures are on the rise in southwest Kansas.

In this photo provided by Silvies Valley Ranch, Colby Marshall poses for a picture in Burns, Oregon. Silvies Valley Ranch owns five bulls that were found dead with sex organs and tongues removed. The animal deaths recall mutilations of livestock across the West and Midwest in the 1970s and 80s.  Marshall believes a cult is behind the bull deaths. (Photo by David Zaitz / Silvies Valley Ranch via AP)
Associated Press Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

The recent discovery of mutilated bulls in Oregon recalls a series of similar livestock mutilations in the West and Midwest, including Kansas, during the 1970s and '80s.

Associated Press Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

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Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Anti-abortion lawmakers are pushing to undo a ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court that said the state constitution includes a  

Associated Press Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

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Associated Press Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas has been publicly reprimanded after acknowledging that he sexually harassed female employees and had an extramarital affair with an offender. The Judicial Council for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order sanctioning judge Carlos Murgia Monday.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, September 30th, 2019

Democratic Governor Laura Kelly has opened a review of options for expanding Medicaid in Kansas with warnings about work requirements and limited expansion.

Associated Press Monday, September 30th, 2019

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Associated Press Sunday, September 29th, 2019

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River sand (Photo from Wikimedia Commons)
Associated Press Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Kaw Valley Companies, a family of construction and mining firms based in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking a special use permit to build a sand mine in Leavenworth County and extract thousands of tons of sand daily.  Neighbors near the proposed mine object.

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Associated Press Saturday, September 28th, 2019

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Associated Press Friday, September 27th, 2019

Kansas and Nebraska were among the states with the biggest gains in inequality from 2017 to 2018. Donna Ginther, an economist at the University of Kansas, helps explain some of the factors at play in this latest report.

Associated Press Friday, September 27th, 2019

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UKanTeach, a program that's being eliminated at the University of Kansas, prepares math and science teachers for middle and high school instruction.  (Photo by Chris Neal for the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, September 27th, 2019

Faculty, students and alumni are pleading with the University of Kansas not to ax a teacher-training center slated to become the next victim of major budget cuts — or at least to extend its life a few more semesters.  KU announced earlier this month that the Center for STEM Learning will close in June.

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Associated Press Friday, September 27th, 2019

The Olathe school district is preparing to sue a leading e-cigarette maker as the number of deaths from a vaping-related lung disease continues to climb. Meanwhile, health officials at the CDC say there have been 805 confirmed and probable cases reported. That's up 52% from a week ago. At this point, illnesses have occurred in almost every state. The confirmed deaths include two in Kansas and one in Missouri.

Associated Press Thursday, September 26th, 2019

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