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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...

What Kansas Might Do To Reopen After The Coronavirus Shut It Down

By Erica Hunzinger & Alex Smith - Kansas News Service After six weeks of asking Kansans to stay at home, Gov. Laura Kelly is expected...

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Kansas Governor’s Religious-Gathering Limit For Two Churches

By Erica Hunzinger - Kansas News Service Two Kansas churches temporarily don’t have to abide by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s limit of 10 or fewer...

Kansas Gov. Kelly Extends Her Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order Into May

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service Gov. Laura Kelly said in a briefing Wednesday that she’s extending her executive order that all but shut...

Kansas Gov. Kelly Asking Court To Keep Coronavirus Ban On Large Gatherings, Including Churches

By JIM MCLEAN Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is suing a GOP-led panel of legislative leaders that blocked her executive order limiting religious services and funerals...

Kansans Brace For Floods And Tornadoes While Already Hunkered Down For COVID-19

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters raked across the plains of Kansas long before this latest...

These Kansas Counties Are Ordering Residents To Stay Home

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — Six Kansas counties are ordering residents to stay home unless they’re buying groceries, getting health...

Chances Are Your Kansas County’s Website Is Easy Pickings For Hackers

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — When it comes to cybersecurity, most Kansas counties are behind. Overall, only eight county websites end...

Kansans Can’t Bet The House On Super Bowl LIV, But LV Is A Possibility

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansans thinking about wagering a few bucks on the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl appearance...

People In The Emptying Parts Of Rural Kansas Insist ‘We’re Not Going To Let Them Die’

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service COURTLAND, Kansas — Rural Kansas has a storied past, but decades of population decline stand poised to turn...

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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,...