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KDHE secretary warns of ‘lethal brew,’ yearns for mask mandate, says...

KDHE Secretary Lee Norman tells Kansas Reflector bars are red-hot vectors of COVID-19, Kansas needs mask mandate, too soon to open schools and universities.

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...

K-State, KU take different avenues on COVID-19 testing of students

The University of Kansas and Kansas State University to employ different testing strategies for COVID-19 when students return to campus.

Kansas delegation beats drum for jobless aid, liability cloak, ‘sound’ tax...

Kansas congressional delegation anxious to push bills on unemployment benefit, business liability protection and tax reform for recording industry.

Kansas officials endorse expenditure of $254 million in federal COVID-19 aid

The State Finance Council agreed to invest $254 million in federal COVID-19 aid in education, public health and economic development initiatives.

Local control takes shape as school districts across Kansas plan for...

Many of Kansas’ largest public school districts are pushing their start date until after Labor Day to provide additional preparation time in light of...

Gov. Laura Kelly sounds COVID-19 alarm — again — as number...

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly warned Kansans on Monday indifference about wearing masks and social distancing may lead to new restrictions to battle COVID-19.

Kansas attorneys, students anxious about taking bar exam during pandemic

Law school graduates and practicing attorneys raise questions about propriety of hosting a bar exam for more than 100 people at the University of Kansas.

Conflict persists about Gov. Laura Kelly’s power to impose school health...

House Minority Leader Dan Hawkins says Gov. Laura Kelly is wrong to believe county commissions can't block her order for all in K-12 schools wear a mask.

Medical experts dispute claims by Kansas Board of Education member

TOPEKA — Kansas State Board of Education member Michelle Dombrosky confronted health secretary Lee Norman during Wednesday's meeting to ask why his advice —...

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