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Switch to KanCare complicates Medicaid fraud detection

By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — The state’s privatization of Medicaid is complicating efforts to detect fraud and …Read More

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Teen driver hospitalized after rollover accident

PERRY, Kan- A teenage driver was injured in an accident just before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday in Jefferson County. The …Read More

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Man shot, killed in confrontation with KC police

KANSAS CITY (AP) – Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers. …Read More

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Ferguson’s flashpoint sparks national outrage

BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot …Read More

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Willa Cather letters to be available online

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Letters from Willa Cather, the renowned author of “My Antonia” and “O Pioneers,” are expected to …Read More

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Researchers find food safety habits vary by country

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University researchers have found widespread variations in the food safety practices used in different …Read More

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Farm Bureau

Stories that Need to be Told

BY ROBERT OVERMANN With Missouri Farm Bureau’s impending centennial anniversary on March 24, 2015, I had an opportunity this summer …Read More

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Historic farms to be recognized at Missouri event

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years will be recognized …Read More

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Three injured when car hits Kan. Highway Patrol vehicle

OLATHE, Kan- Three people were injured in an accident just after 5:30 p.m. on Saturday in Johnson County. The Kansas …Read More

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GOP newsletter talks about ‘KNEA trolls’

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Republican Party has sent out a newsletter that offers advice on dealing with “trolls” …Read More

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Mo. man charged in death of infant daughter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Kansas City man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the co-sleeping death of …Read More

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Crews demolish partially collapsed KC church

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews are demolishing a northeast Kansas City church that partially collapsed with children inside. The …Read More

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Kansas man convicted in New Year’s Day killing

WESTMORELAND, Kan. (AP) — A St. Marys man has been convicted of unintentional second-degree murder in the New Year’s Day …Read More

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Motorcycle rally rattles nerves in KC suburb

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — A Labor Day weekend rally of what the government calls an outlaw motorcycle gang has …Read More

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Farmers, ranchers must set the record straight

Some people have the mistaken idea that farmers and ranchers are harming our environment. You hear it everywhere: at the …Read More

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Research could make solar energy more attractive

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — University researchers and utilities are conducting solar panel research that could make the energy source more …Read More

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Kansas City Man Sentenced to Life In Federal Drug Trafficking Case

United States Attorney’s Office KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A Kansas City man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison in a …Read More

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Democrat taps into doubts about Kansas governor

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic legislator still unknown to some Kansas voters is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback a …Read More

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Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked federal officials to issue an economic-injury disaster declaration in St. …Read More

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Bruffett confirmed as KDADS chief

By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — Kari Bruffett was confirmed this week as secretary of the Kansas Department …Read More

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Obama on Labor Day: Don’t take rights for granted (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that …Read More

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Mo. Teacher evaluation changes coming to the your Nov. ballot

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri voters are likely to hear a lot about good teachers and local control in the …Read More

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