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Members of the Topeka Symphony orchestra are back and they’re wearing face masks. Flutist Hannah Porter Occeña, (clockwise from left) percussionist Bob Keckeisen, oboist James Mosher, cellist Eman Chalshotori, a sign at the Topeka Performing Arts Center and Conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett. (Julie Denesha, KCUR)
KCUR Radio Monday, October 12th, 2020

In a normal season, the orchestra has 65 musicians on stage. That number is now limited to 32 and only 500 people will be admitted to the Performing Arts Center to allow for social distancing.

Cattle in a pen at a Great Bend feedyard. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, October 8th, 2020

A future pandemic could affect your food supply.

Kansas 1st Congressional District candidates Tracey Mann and Kali Barnett (image by Crysta Henthorne, using photos via the candidates' campaigns)
Kansas News Service Monday, October 5th, 2020

A handy, quick-reference guide to where the major party candidates for the Kansas Big First congressional district seat stand on the issues. 

The Lawrence Journal-World, in northeast Kansas, has seen a 55% increase in pageviews throughout the pandemic. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Newspaper advertising has dropped during the pandemic, but more readers are seeking out local news.

 The terminal at Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport in Wichita sits mostly empty as the coronavirus dramatically decreases travel. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Recovery will be difficult for airports after the coronavirus cut travel.

Kansas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Bollier spoke recently at an outdoor rally in Lenexa. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

The candidates for the open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas disagree on a range of issues from taxes and trade to immigration. This is the first in a series of stories from the Kansas News Service examining the Senate candidates and the issues.  

The lesser prairie chicken is native to the Southern Great Plains, but it has lost 85% of its natural habitat due to changes in agriculture and invasive trees. (Photo submitted by Ed Koger)
Kansas News Service Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Subsidies will give benefits to farmers who preserve prairie chicken habitats.

The Yale Climate Opinion map, published in early September 2020. (Image from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication)
Kansas News Service Monday, September 14th, 2020

More Kansans agree that climate change is happening.

 Wichita State University students gathered at Cessna Stadium to compete in the annual Clash of the Colleges. This year the bleachers were left empty. (Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Kansas colleges are still holding campus events amid the pandemic to keep students engaged.

Budig Hall on the KU campus. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Former KU Chancellor Gene Budig has died at the age of 81.


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