From left: Former Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell, soon-to-be replaced Kansas House Rep. Michael Capps and ouster-target Wichita City Councilman James Clendenin are part of a bizarre conspiracy to derail Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple that blew up in their faces. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

Wichita councilman Clendenin still fighting scandal-plagued collapse of his political career

Three Wichita Republicans who allegedly conspired to undercut Democrat running for mayor trigger scandal slowly eroding their own political careers.

Immigration advocates push Biden to not just bring back DACA but expand it

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is promising to reinstate an Obama-era program that shields deportation for some undocumented people who were brought to the...

Child adoption efforts highlight need for parents, high number of teens in system

Jeremy Allison-Murphy and his wife, Liz, knew they wanted to adopt JP as soon as they saw his video. The 13-year-old was one of hundreds...

If we start seeing Kansas as dots of blue and red, it looks like...

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The Kansas Supreme Court is attempting to referee an end to 15 years of litigation from the fumbled installation of glass panels on the press box and luxury suites at Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas. (Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector)

Supreme Court tackles 15-year feud on flawed installation of glass panels at KU football...

Supreme Court referees 15-year contest between companies involved in unsafe installation of glass facade on KU's Memorial Stadium press box.

Manhattan couple face eviction through loophole in federal, state moratoriums

MANHATTAN — Alice McGaughey-Nondorf and Gary LaBarge live in back-to-back one-bedroom apartments, where they were riding out the COVID-19 pandemic in relative peace. Then, on...

From Lawrence, here’s one Kansas record of the year

To me, Colin Halliburton’s voice has always sounded like Kansas. That’s a ridiculous thing to say about one singer, especially a white-dude Americana songwriter in...

Senators urge federal funding for state distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief package for states...
Traci Blackmon, associate general minister with United Church of Christ in Kansas and Oklahoma, says UCC donations erasing $5.2 million in medical debt for people in 76 Kansas and 60 Oklahoma counties is a wonderful Thanksgiving blessing and a clarion call to address crippling health care costs. (Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector)

A gift and clarion call: Churches liberate Kansas, Oklahoma residents of $5.2M in medical...

Twenty United Church of Christ congregations in Kansas and Oklahoma donated enough to deliver $5.2 million in medical debt relief to 3,200 households.

A Kansas child of the 1980s commits to the ideals she learned from Neil...

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