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UPDATED: Speedy-trial bill wins Senate approval

(Updated to reflect final vote) The Kansas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill suspending the state's speedy trial rights for two years, an alternative to...

Kansas jobless claims highest since pandemic started

Kansas jobless claims are shooting up to a level not seen since the COVID-19 pandemic started, reflecting new trouble for the state as it...

Sunday Reader: Billboard flap; Mood of Kansas businesses

Good morning everyone: It was wall-to-wall coverage of Aaron Coleman and the House race for District 37 last week. Can't remember a time when one race...

UPDATED: State school board rejects delaying school year

(Updated to include more reporting with edits throughout) The Kansas Board of Education on Wednesday set aside Gov. Laura Kelly's executive order delaying the opening...

Kelly announces support for emergency powers proposal

Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday morning announced her support for a bipartisan plan that would settle differences with a Republican-controlled Legislature over how the...

UPDATED: Governor rolls out plan for reopening Kansas economy

(Updated to include comments from the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, Senate President Susan Wagle and House Republican leadership) Walking a tightrope between "non-negotiable public health...