Kansas Reflector’s 10 most read stories of 2021

By: - December 31, 2021 8:30 am

Will Pope, in red, holds a flag inside the Senate Carriage Entrance on the east side of the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday’s riot. Pope ran for the Topeka City Council in 2018. (Screen capture from Jayden X video on YouTube)

TOPEKA — These stories from 2021 attracted the most attention at KansasReflector.com.

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1. Kansas groups halt voter registration drives to avoid being jailed under new law

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2. Kansas Senate Majority Leader had 0.17 blood alcohol level in wrong-way pursuit

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3. Expanded child tax credit payments start July 15. Here’s how they work.

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4. Kobach teamed up with Wichita businessman to sell COVID-killing device. An investigation found no validity to their claims.

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5. KU faculty, students go on offense at Allen Fieldhouse to block administration’s budget strategy

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6. U.S. House reconciliation package would provide path to citizenship

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7. Kansas man who ran for Topeka City Council appears in video of fatal shooting at U.S. Capitol

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8. Four Kansas hospitals fail to meet new federal standard for cost transparency

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9. Lawrence chiropractor censured, fined $4,000 for flawed COVID-19 advertising

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10. Four Kansas Republicans introduce plan to criminalize services for transgender kids

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Sherman Smith
Sherman Smith

Sherman Smith is the 2021 and 2022 Kansas Press Association’s journalist of the year. He has written award-winning news stories about the instability of the Kansas foster care system, misconduct by government officials, sexual abuse, technology, education, and the Legislature. He previously spent 16 years at the Topeka Capital-Journal. A lifelong Kansan, he graduated from Emporia State University in 2004 as a Shepherd Scholar with a degree in English.

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