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New research predicts likely decline of Kansas earthquakes

By BRIAN GRIMMETT New research out of Stanford University shows that limiting wastewater injection is helping to prevent man-made earthquakes in Kansas and Oklahoma. The researchers have created a...

Gas Prices Continue Unseasonal Increase

TOPEKA, Kan. – Oct. 8, 2018 – Bucking the usual trend most years during this time of year, gas prices in Kansas and across...

Kansas joins National Fire Prevention Week efforts Oct. 7-13

Governor Jeff Colyer has officially proclaimed this week, Oct. 7-13, as Fire Prevention Week in the State of Kansas to align with National Fire...

Central Valley Ag launches 2019 Scholarship Program

York, Neb.- Central Valley Ag (CVA) offers 20 $1,000 college scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related...

Failings continue to mount for Kansas DCF and partnering organizations

Kansas welfare officials have barred a Topeka group home operator’s employee who is accused of sexual misconduct from working in locations where children are...

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Scheduled Wednesday

On Wednesday October 3rd the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with other federal agencies will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency...

State reports September tax revenue totals

Fiscal year tax collections have exceeded the previous year’s totals by $172.78 million according to data from the latest revenue report released Monday from...

UPDATE: Found Safely – Statewide Silver Alert Issued For Great Bend Woman

UPDATE: Velma Mae Anthony was located safely in Kiowa County today.  GREAT BEND, Kan. – The Great Bend Police Department requested the Kansas Bureau of...

Kansas Gas Prices Up, In Contrast to National Trend

TOPEKA, Kan. – Sept. 24, 2018 – Despite a majority of states across America experiencing falling or flat gas prices, Kansas was part of...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Horses in Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has received notification of multiple confirmed cases of West Nile virus (WNV)...

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WATCH LIVE: NASA & SpaceX Crewed Dragon Launch

NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley...

K-State financial planning therapist co-develops MoneyTalk digital tool; offers tips to cope with COVID-19 financial stress

MANHATTAN — The uncertainty of tomorrow is one of the biggest sources of financial stress and anxiety for couples during the COVID-19 pandemic. Megan McCoy, Kansas...

AG Derek Schmidt to U.S. Justice Department: Investigate pricing in beef markets

TOPEKA – (May 28, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate significant price swings in...

Two Kansas Companies Fined $1 Million Each In Atchison Chlorine Gas Case

TOPEKA, KAN. – Harcros Chemicals, Inc., and MGP Ingredients, Inc., today were fined $1 million each for violating the federal Clean Air Act when...

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

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Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Emergency Powers Weakened By Lawmakers Who Say She Overreacted To COVID-19

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas...

The Coronavirus Blew A $650M Hole In Kansas’ Budget, Putting Even School Funding In Jeopardy

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — When Kansas lawmakers left for an early spring break in mid-March, the state was projected to...

Kansas Educators Worry What Five Months Away From Classrooms Will Do To Schoolkids

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — The summer slide. That’s the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away...

Despite Meatpacking Plants’ Efforts, Kansas Workers Say ‘We’re Right Next To Each Other’

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service DODGE CITY, Kansas — In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s mandate that all meatpacking plants stay open,...