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Associated Press Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Vegetarian meat alternatives in a Lawrence grocery store. (Photo by Stephen Koranda, Kansa Public Radio)
Stephen Koranda Friday, January 24th, 2020

A Kansas bill requires more labels for meat alternatives.

Associated Press Friday, January 24th, 2020

Here are the headlines for the KPR listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Associated Press Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

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 Republican Sen. Gene Suellentrop, left, will chair hearings on a compromise Medicaid expansion plan starting this week. (Photo by Daniel Caudill, Kansas News Service)
Jim McLean Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

A bipartisan agreement still faces challenges.

File photo of Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence (Wikipedia)
Greg Echlin Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

A fight broke out toward the end of Tuesday night's Sunflower Showdown, the annual, in-state, rivalry game between KU and K-State. The 3rd-ranked Kansas Jayhawks defeated K-State 81-to-60, but it was the ugly brawl at the end of the game in Lawrence that captured everyone's attention. As Greg Echlin reports, the contest was all but over when a fight erupted involving players and coaches from both teams.

Associated Press Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

(Photo by Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

The federal government requires public drinking water to meet strict quality guidelines. But if you’re one of the 150 thousand Kansans who get their drinking water from a private well, you’re on your own - no testing requirements exist. In this report from the Kansas News Service, we hear how poor groundwater quality is putting the health of some Kansans at risk -- and what some health experts think the state should do about it.

Gov. Laura Kelly announced her intent to merge the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, the Department for Children and Families and the state's juvenile justice services. (Kansas News Service file photo)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

The governor has proposed merging two major human services agencies.

Associated Press Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

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Quarterback Patrick Mahomes passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Kansas City Chiefs captured the AFC Championship Sunday in Kansas City.  The victory sends the Chiefs to the Super Bowl for the first time in a half century. (Photo by Ed Zurga / AP)
Greg Echlin Monday, January 20th, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl in Miami on February 2.

Associated Press Monday, January 20th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.   

Many growers say they were successful in cultivating hemp but, in many cases, found there was little to no market for the crop.  (Photo by Esther Honig / Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Monday, January 20th, 2020

Hemp farmers need to be sure that their crop stays under 0.3 percent THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its psychoactive effect. If it’s over that legal limit, the crop will be destroyed.

Associated Press Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by the KPR staff.

Associated Press Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Associated Press Friday, January 17th, 2020

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Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The budget proposes taxes on streaming services and other digital purchases.

Associated Press Thursday, January 16th, 2020

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Gov. Kelly speaks at the State of the State address while House Speaker Ron Ryckman watches. (Photo by Daniel Caudill)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Here are five issues that will be top of mind for lawmakers this year.

Associated Press Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

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