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Associated Press Thursday, October 24th, 2019

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Associated Press Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

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Just another beautiful Kansas sunset (Photo by J. Schafer)
KPR Staff Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

When life gets hectic, remember to slow down, take a moment for yourself and... just breathe. Sound too simple? It is. But when's the last time you did this? Tonight, just before 6:30, step outside, look to the west and try to catch the next great Kansas sunset.

Kansas wheat field (File photo)
Associated Press Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Kansas growers are making headway in planting next year's winter wheat crop, according to the federal agency that tracks such information. .  

Associated Press Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to visit Wichita later this week for an event about workforce development with Ivanka Trump, an appearance that could raise fellow Republicans' hopes that he'll run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas next year.

 In this September 16, 2019, file photo, picketers carry signs at one of the gates outside the closed General Motors automobile assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio.  Many from Lordstown, Ohio, and near Baltimore and Detroit are opposing a deal that could end a 37-day strike that crippled GM’s U.S. production and cost the company an estimated $2 billion. (AP Photo / Keith Srakocic, File)
Associated Press Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

If they can close our plant, they can close yours, too. That's the message from workers at three shuttered General Motors factories that didn't get new products under the tentative contract agreement reached last week between GM and the United Auto Workers. The union has been on strike against the company across the U.S. for over six weeks now. Union members are voting this week on a new four-year deal. Approval could end the walkout that has crippled GM's production, costing the company an estimated $2 billion.

Associated Press Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Kansans took out $267 million in payday loans in 2018. Some community and religious groups want to change the rules for those loans. (Photo: Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Representatives of the payday loan industry say it offers much-needed credit to people who have trouble getting it elsewhere.

Business is slow at the local café in Kinsley in west-central Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,457 and residents say it has dwindled since that census count. (Photo Credit: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 21st, 2019

Rural Kansas has a storied past, but decades of population decline stand poised to turn many once-vibrant places into ghost towns. 

Associated Press Monday, October 21st, 2019

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

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