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J. Schafer Monday, January 31st, 2022

Snow is likely to begin Tuesday night and continue through late Wednesday night. Periods of moderate to heavy snow are possible across eastern Kansas.

Associated Press Sunday, January 30th, 2022

A woman who once lived in Kansas has been arrested after federal prosecutors charged her with joining the Islamic State group and leading an all-female battalion of AK-47 wielding militants.

J. Schafer Friday, January 28th, 2022

Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861, entering the Union as the 34th state.

J. Schafer Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

UPDATE: KPR is back on the air in Manhattan.

Associated Press Monday, January 24th, 2022

Kansas City Quarterback Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the corner of the end zone early in overtime, and the Chiefs rallied to beat the Buffalo Bills 42-36 on Sunday night in a dramatic finish to a wild divisional-round weekend.

Coyote caller Bryan Garrison, who also runs the contest in Kismet, holds his electronic calling machine and a motorized decoy. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

As the number of coyotes in Kansas grows, hunting contests have sprung up as a way to remove potential threats to livestock. But the resilient canine keeps finding ways to survive, no matter what humans throw at it.

Pending legislation would require that all rape kits be sent to labs, which doesn’t necessarily happen today. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

New legislation in Kansas will reduce rape kit processing backlogs. Advocates say it's another step in the right direction.  

KMUW Radio Monday, December 27th, 2021

An autopsy says Cedric Lofton suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained at Sedgwick County county's juvenile facility last fall.

Russell County rancher Rich Koester sits on his four-wheeler with his dog, Gibbs. Koester estimates that all of his roughly 800-acre pasture burned in the Four County Fire. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Extreme winds and drought fueled widespread grass fires across western and central Kansas earlier this month. Now, the ranchers, farmers and communities who lost so much begin to pick up the pieces.

Kelly Kluthe, who has taught in public high schools in Kansas and Missouri, recently took a job at a private Catholic grade school, saying she has lost faith in public education. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Kluthe)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

Generally, teachers will “gut it out for the kids” until the end of the year. But a notably different tenor this fall has some Kansas educators speaking out against what they say is a toxic environment.  

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