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Wheat harvest activity spreads across Kansas as fields dry
June 25, 2015
The hot winds blowing across Kansas are drying out fields enough for many farmers to begin their harvest.
Some Wichita city officials open to discuss Confederate flag
June 25, 2015
Some Wichita City Council members say they hope the council will discuss a Confederate flag that flies alongside other historic flags at the John S. Stevens Pavilion at Veterans Memorial Plaza near downtown.
Judge blocks Kansas’ ban on 2nd-trimester abortion procedure
June 25, 2015
A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on a procedure that opponents refer to as “dismemberment abortion,” concluding it would likely present too big an obstacle for women seeking to end their pregnancies.
Kansas Wesleyan unveils new majors, changes to curriculum
June 25, 2015
Kansas Wesleyan University says it will begin offering 17 new majors and a revamped core curriculum during the next four years.
EPA to hear testimony from hundreds on renewable fuels plan
June 24, 2015
Federal environmental officials say hundreds have signed up to testify on a renewable fuels proposal that ethanol supporters say would have stifling implications for their industry.
Judge to consider blocking Kansas ban on abortion method
June 24, 2015
An abortion rights group is asking a Kansas judge to block the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on what it says is the most common method for terminating second-trimester pregnancies, contending that the new law would force women to either accept higher medical risks or forgo abortions.
Kansas trooper marks 10K Twitter followers with CHiPs star
June 24, 2015
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper reached his 10,000th Twitter follower with a noteworthy addition.
Truck crashes into dugout at Kansas baseball field
June 24, 2015
Investigators are trying to determine why the driver of a pickup truck drove into the dugout at a baseball diamond in a Wichita suburb.
Shatner to ride through Kansas on Thursday
June 24, 2015
Actor William Shatner is scheduled to pass through Wichita this week on a trip to raise money for the American Legion.
Official: Kansas, Missouri close to ending economic war
June 23, 2015
Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George says his state is close to reaching an agreement with Missouri that could end poaching of businesses between the two states.
Kansas board to pick developer for new state-owned casino
June 23, 2015
A board is preparing to pick a developer for a new state-owned casino in southeast Kansas from among three applicants.
Police: 2 men arrested for pretending to be crash victims
June 23, 2015
Police have arrested two men who they say pretended to be car crash victims in Reno County near Sylvia.
Presidents of 4 Kansas universities decline salary increase
June 23, 2015
The presidents of four Kansas universities say they will decline or donate a 2 percent pay increase approved for them last week.
Brownback wants more highway patrol officers
June 22, 2015
With the Kansas Highway Patrol operating at its lowest staffing levels in a decade, Gov. Sam Brownback said he would like to increase the number of highway patrol troopers on the state’s roads.
Milk production in Kansas more than doubled in past 20 years
June 22, 2015
Officials say milk production in Kansas has more than doubled in the past two decades.
Kansas lawmakers urge review of federal health overhaul
June 22, 2015
More than 70 Republican legislators in Kansas are urging GOP leaders in Congress to re-examine the federal health care overhaul after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a key provision.
Reopening Riddle Boys Ranch concerns some Kansas schools
June 21, 2015
Wichita school district leaders say they are concerned that Sedgwick County officials are considering reopening the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch, which would require a significant investment from the district.
Demand grows in China for Kansas sorghum
June 21, 2015
Kansas, a major wheat producer, has seen increased demand from China for its sorghum crop.
Kansas City Connection: Tour spotlights how things are growing in urban gardens, farms
June 21, 2015
This week, take a look at some of Kansas City’s urban gardens, Maker Faire returns to Union Station and some fancy vintage vehicles are put on display.
Death penalty in white supremacist case a tricky proposition
June 21, 2015
A Kansas capital murder case involving a white supremacist who is dying of emphysema poses some unusual challenges for a district attorney pursuing the death penalty for the first time.