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Associated Press Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

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

Staff and Wire ... Friday, May 1st, 2020

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

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly laying out her coronavirus shutdown phase-out plan on Facebook Live on Thursday night. (Screen capture from the governor's Facebook page)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Gov. Laura Kelly is planning to start reopening some Kansas businesses May 4th.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, April 30th, 2020

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

J. Schafer Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Kira's story is compelling. It began in a place too dark to imagine. But that's not where it ended. After meeting a mentor in a program called JAG-K, Kira's life began to change - remarkably and for the better. Her story became one of light, hope and resilience. When her inspirational story hit the radio, it touched a lot of listeners. One listener was even moved into taking action... and did something unbelievably good.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

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

Face masks that Derby resident Melissa Dodge uses to protect herself at her grocery store job. Dodge has no health insurance. (Photo by Melissa Dodge)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Health insurance experts say that while the federal CARES Act shields uninsured patients from hospital charges, it won't protect them from bills charged by anesthetists or emergency department staff.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

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

Central Care Cancer Center in Wichita. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 27th, 2020

Many people had to delay knee or hip replacements because of the pandemic, but cancer treatment has gone forward as it had before and Kansas hospitals have so far handled the influx of COVID-19 patients without too many issues.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, April 27th, 2020

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

Central Christian Church in Wichita advertises home church on a billboard on its property. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly and two Kansas churches have reached an agreement over her executive order restricting the size of church gatherings. Kelly announced the agreement late Saturday night, less than one week before she's expected to make a decision on whether to relax statewide stay-at-home orders. Under the settlement, the two churches agree to comply with safety protocols put in place by the court.

Associated Press Sunday, April 26th, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, April 25th, 2020

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

 National Beef has a meatpacking plant in Liberal, Kansas, which is in Seward County. (Photo by Bethany Wood for the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 24th, 2020

Two western Kansas counties have some of the highest counts of the coronavirus in the state.

Staff and Wire ... Friday, April 24th, 2020

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

Protesters mounted a slow-moving caravan around the Statehouse Thursday to push for an end to Governor Laura Kelly's statewide stay-at-home order. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 24th, 2020

Hundreds of people opposed to restrictions imposed by Governor Laura Kelly to slow the spread of the coronavirus converged on the Statehouse in Topeka Thursday to protest.  

Kansas will have to plug a $1.3 billion budget shortfall between now and June 2021, but the state will have to be careful about where it makes cuts. (Photo by Daniel Caudill, Kansas News Service.)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly promised an ambitious agenda after she was elected in 2018. Entering her second year in office, Kelly’s plans were pretty much on track. Then in March, the coronavirus pandemic hit.  

Wyandotte County has the most cases of the coronavirus in Kansas, and nearly half of the virus-related deaths are black individuals. (Photo by Julie Denesha for the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Black Kansans are seven times as likely to die from the coronavirus, a trend found across the country.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

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

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