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U.S. Senate candidates Marshall, Bollier to debate Saturday on WIBW Radio

TOPEKA — U.S. Senate candidates Barbara Bollier and Roger Marshall are scheduled to debate Saturday for the first time in the general election for...

Kansas State researchers to explore spread of COVID-19 at packing plants

TOPEKA — Researchers at Kansas State University will rely on a combination of state and federal funding to study effectiveness of sanitation procedures at...

Michelle De La Isla: U.S. House candidate pledges liberty, justice for...

Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla, Democratic nomine for U.S. House in the 2nd District, wants Kansans to have an honest conversation about race.

Kansas State Fair outlines $2.3 million revenue shortfall, requests budget bailout

TOPEKA — Cancelling commercial aspects of the Kansas State Fair compelled the organization to halt building renovations, impose staffing cuts and set in motion...

Legislature’s auditors assess economic prospects of Kansas’ fledgling hemp crop

Value of Kansas' hemp crop in 2019 was modest, while Kansas State University is studying potential of using hemp flowers as cattle feed.

Kansas farmer at heart of ‘Disrupted’ documentary on dehumanizing economic forces

TOPEKA — Fifth-generation Kansan Donn Teske's commitment to family farm survival and humility inspired by German Lutheran lineage argued against taking part in a...

Coronavirus draws Kansas farm bankruptcy, business stagnation into focus

Bipartisan Kansas legislative committee is sorting through COVID-19 economic problems to help speed business recovery.

Kansas farmers find themselves increasingly isolated, in need amid pandemic

TOPEKA — Mark Pringle has seen the self-sufficient mindset of many Kansas farmers and their families challenged by COVID-19 as the virus disproportionately impacts...

Emergency paycheck loan program delivers $5 billion to 53,000 Kansas businesses

TOPEKA — Chevrolet dealer Jeff Longbine understood the economic damage to sales from the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential benefit of an emergency federal...

Kansas State biosecurity researchers deliver tutorial to Gov. Laura Kelly on...

Kansas State University researchers explain to Gov. Laura Kelly research at Biosecurity Research Institute on COVID-19, other lethal pathogens.

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