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Man charged in Fort Riley bomb plot to appear in court
April 21, 2015
A Topeka man charged with plotting to detonate a 1,000 pound bomb outside Fort Riley is preparing to appear before a federal magistrate.
Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese Bishop Finn Resigns
April 21, 2015
Bishop Robert Finn has resigned as leader of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Roman Catholic Diocese.
KSU students to go on the road to care for shelter animals
April 20, 2015
Veterinary students at Kansas State University are going on the road to care for shelter animals.
Officials: Early to say fewer quakes due to fracking limits
April 20, 2015
Earthquakes appear to be striking Kansas less frequently but officials say it’s too early to say whether new rules are the reason.
Brownback to take action on bill regulating Uber drivers
April 20, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback must decide whether to sign a bill that ride-hailing company Uber has said would drive it out of the state if it becomes law.
Abuse is main reason Kansas removes children from homes
April 20, 2015
Abuse and neglect are the primary reasons children are being removed from their homes in Kansas, which is a change from the past, according to figures from the Department of Children and Families.
Ex-lawmaker faces sentencing for fraud to finance campaign
April 19, 2015
A former Kansas legislator is due to be sentenced for defrauding a bank to help fund his political activities in a federal case that highlights the state’s lax state campaign finance laws.
Audit finds UMKC business school ran up deficit to boost ranking
April 19, 2015
The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s business school racked up a nearly $11 million operating deficit in its effort to gain national and global esteem, which ultimately tarnished the university’s reputation.
Kansas City Connection: Sushi and Sufjan
April 19, 2015
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could feast on food from dozens of Kansas City’s finest restaurants while feeling like you’d actually done something good?
Wichita State gets $5 million, mostly for honors college
April 16, 2015
Wichita State University’s Foundation will use most of a $5 million gift to support its honors college.
Some kidney transplant services to be offered in Wichita
April 16, 2015
Patients who have kidney transplants at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., are now able to get some related treatments in Wichita.
Regents President and CEO Tompkins retires
April 16, 2015
Kansas Board of Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins says he plans to retire at the end of June.
New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits
April 16, 2015
A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can’t use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don’ts runs to several dozen items.
Overland Park approves 165-mile bicycle network
April 15, 2015
Overland Park officials have approved spending $27 million over several years to install 165 miles of bicycle lanes throughout the city.
WireCo to move headquarters across border to Kansas
April 15, 2015
The Kansas Department of Commerce says WireCo WorldGroup will receive more than $8.6 million in incentives to move its headquarters this summer from Kansas City, Mo., to Prairie Village.
Dole Institute to exhibit Bob Dole’s WWII-era letters
April 15, 2015
The Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is exhibiting World War II letters between Bob Dole and his family for an online audience.
New natural gas extractions plant operating in Kansas
April 14, 2015
A new natural gas liquids extraction plant began operating in central Kansas this week.
CertainTeed to renovate plant in Kansas City, Kan.
April 14, 2015
CertainTeed Corp. officials say the building materials company will renovate its plant in Kansas City, Kansas, creating more than 70 new jobs over the next three years.
Report: Corn planting in Kansas reaches 14 percent
April 14, 2015
The latest snapshot of Kansas agriculture shows farmers busy with spring planting preparations and the burning of pastures.
Hostess plant in Lenexa to reopen
April 13, 2015
A former Hostess Brands bakery in Lenexa will reopen this summer, providing about 100 jobs.