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  1. News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 7:50 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2016 | KHGI

    An earthquake has rattled a swath of the Great Plains, from Nebraska to North Texas. The United States Geological Survey said that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in north-central Oklahoma.


  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 12:40 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | KHGI

    Four former Kansas governors are launching a bipartisan campaign next week to retain Kansas Supreme Court justices in November's election. The three invitation-only events with former Republican Govs. Mike Hayden and Bill Graves and former Democratic Govs. John Carlin and Kathleen Sebelius are sponsored by Kansans for Fair Courts.


  3. Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trashRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | KHGI

    Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month. The Kansas City Star reports that 27-year-old Marquis Jamall Young is charged in an arrest warrant with attempted first-degree murder and child abuse.


  4. News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | KHGI

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp is qualified to seek re-election and has dismissed a complaint filed by Huelskamp's Republican primary challenger. The complaint was filed Thursday by Great Bend obstetrician Roger Marshall.


  5. Kansas school considers changes to discrimination policiesRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | KHGI

    School officials in Lawrence, Kansas, are considering changing district policies to prohibit forms of discriminatory behavior after school administrators told a high school student earlier this year that he couldn't display a Confederate flag on his vehicle while on school grounds. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the school board's policy advisory committee has recommended potential changes to the school board, which will decide whether to adopt them.


  6. Tinder reminds users to be 'vigilant' amid kidnapping reportRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | KHGI

    Tinder says "people with bad intentions exist everywhere" and the online dating app is reminding users to be vigilant about safety amid allegations that a Kansas man held a woman he met on Tinder against her will and beat her. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that court documents allege 30-year-old Shane Allen picked up the woman at her Lawrence, Kansas, sorority house last month after meeting her on the app.


  7. Haskell commencement speaker leading Redskins mascot fightRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | KHGI

    A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate who is at the forefront in the fight to change the name of the Washington Redskins NFL team is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the university's commencement. Amanda Blackhorse and four other American Indians filed the lawsuit that led to the June 2014 decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trial and Appeal Board to cancel the professional football team's trademark registration.


  8. News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 1:40 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | KHGI

    Two employees of the state's mental hospital in western Kansas have told legislators that staffing shortages there have created dangerous conditions. And the top administrator at the state Department for Aging and Disability Services acknowledged Monday that many of the employees' complaints about Larned State Hospital are valid. 1 comment

  9. Lawrence considering Indigenous Peoples DayRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | KHGI

    Lawrence may soon join a growing number of cities that use Columbus Day to honor the contributions and culture of Native Americans. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that a measure the City Commission is taking up Tuesday would dub the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day.


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