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File photo: Sign seen on the Kansas Turnpike (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Thursday, December 31st, 2020

In anticipation of possible blizzard-like conditions, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories for eastern Kansas.  Between midnight Thursday and 8 pm Friday, anywhere from 3 to 6 inches of snow accumulation is possible across east-central and northeast Kansas.

Students at Wichita State University. (Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

The coronavirus could put some smaller university majors on the chopping block.

J. Schafer Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly has declared a state of disaster emergency due to the high fire danger in portions of northwest Kansas over the next several days. Dry conditions coupled with low humidity and high winds will increase the potential for wildfires in many parts of the state, especially the northwest.

(Image by Crysta Henthorne, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

While Democrats made gains in the number of people voting for their party in Johnson and Sedgwick counties, overall results indicate that Kansas is solidly Republican.  

(Image courtesy of the National World War I Museum and Memorial)
Laura Lorson Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

The National World War I Museum in Kansas City presents a full day's worth of events and activities for Veterans Day, including a parachute jump featuring veterans from many of America's wars and conflicts. 

Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Kansas community colleges are seeing enrollment fall during the pandemic.

Connie Schmidt, Johnson County Election Commissioner, leads a training on July 11 in Olathe for poll workers who will be dealing with provisional ballots. (Photo by Peggy Lowe)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 30th, 2020

This year could see a surge in provisional ballots, a special fail-safe ballot designed to ensure that every vote counts, because some voters are worried their mail-in ballot could get lost.

Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

The coronavirus increased demand for teachers, just as a shortage in Kansas was shrinking.

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.

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