HHS report: ACA will save Kan. seniors $10 million in ’14 drug costs

By Bryan Thompson, KPR TOPEKA — A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Kansans …Read More

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1 of 2 Saudis found not guilty of attacking Mo. woman

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – One of two Saudi Arabian men accused of kidnapping a woman from a Springfield bar and sexually …Read More

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GOP secretary of state race turning more bitter

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican candidates for Kansas secretary of state are embroiled in a bitter campaign in which the …Read More

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State Treasurer Warns of Unclaimed Property Scam

 Kansas State Treasurer’s Office TOPEKA, Kan. - State Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious postcards labeled as an “Unclaimed Property Notification.” …Read More

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Blunt Introduces Updated U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Barbara Boxer (Calif.) today introduced the “U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014,” an …Read More

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Five seek GOP nomination for insurance commissioner

By KHI NEWS SERVICE KHI News Service TOPEKA — Five candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for Kansas insurance commissioner, …Read More

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SW Mo. Muslims celebrate new mosque

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Two years after Muslims in Joplin suffered the traumatic loss of their place of worship at …Read More

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Mo. Lottery tickets could aid veterans

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Proceeds from sales of Missouri Lottery tickets have gone exclusively toward education since 1992. A ballot …Read More

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 percent …Read More

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St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., pictured here, and St. Mary's Medical Center in Blue Springs, Mo., are slated to be sold to Prime Healthcare Services Inc. of Ontario, Calif.

Carondelet Health agrees to sell two KC-area hospitals

By Mike Sherry KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A West Coast hospital company has agreed to acquire two …Read More

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4 workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an …Read More

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Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can …Read More

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Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at Topeka Zoo

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate …Read More

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Police: Drug PCP caused weekend explosion

KANSAS CITY (AP) – Kansas City police say a weekend explosion is the first time they’ve encountered such a blast …Read More

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Kansas attorney general has big fundraising lead

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican incumbent Derek Schmidt enjoys a huge fundraising advantage over his Democratic challenger in the Kansas …Read More

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KU added to list of schools in sex assault probe

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has been added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation …Read More

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Mo. man arrested after tackling teen umpire

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old …Read More

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Mo. man sentenced in teen’s shooting death

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for the 2013 shooting …Read More

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Return of hot, dry conditions stresses Kan. crops

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The return of hot, dry conditions to Kansas has put stress on farm crops in many …Read More

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Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to “unlock” …Read More

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Sen. Moran to Support Compromise Veterans Choice Act

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, on Monday announced that …Read More

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Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund extended

By KHI NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Medicare Trustees today projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital …Read More

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