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Nicole Asbury

Nicole Asbury

Nicole Asbury is an undergraduate student at the University of Kansas studying journalism, and women, gender and sexuality studies. She grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas. She’s previously interned with The Kansas City Star and the Poynter Institute.

U.S. officials see no need to secure water for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge after ag deal

By: - January 3, 2021

LAWRENCE — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined there is no need to secure water for a national wildlife refuge in south-central Kansas because voluntary solutions have fixed the refuge’s water impairment. But wildlife advocacy groups say the solution doesn’t do enough to remedy a problem that’s gone on for years.  Kansas’ chief engineer […]

Roeland Park City Council votes to limit police, city cooperation with ICE

By: - December 24, 2020

LAWRENCE — An ordinance passed this week by the Roeland Park City Council places limits on how much city officials can cooperate with federal immigration enforcement and prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s immigration status. The ordinance says city officials aren’t obligated to use any funds or resources to help federal immigration agencies, such as […]