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One-dose vaccine poised for FDA green light after advisory panel OK

WASHINGTON — A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday gave its green light to a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, signaling that...

Officials suggest $152M renovation of Docking building in Topeka

Kelly administration suggests $152 million overhaul of Docking state office building next to Capitol can include a new KDHE laboratory.

Kansas law enforcement pushes back on legalizing medical marijuana

TOPEKA — Gray areas in a bill legalizing marijuana for medical use in Kansas are raising concerns among law enforcement officers and some medical...

GOP senators eager to answer COVID-19 with explicit Kansas emergency management...

Kansas Senate committee takes carving knife to state emergency management law to more specifically limit a governor's authority in disasters.

Kansas medical marijuana advocates make case for legalization of borderline ‘miracle...

TOPEKA — Three years ago, April Hatch sat at her grandmother’s bedside, listening as she agonizingly withdrew from prescription pain medications and told Hatch...

Kansas legislators consider raising minimum age for tobacco to 21

TOPEKA — A Kansas bill heard Monday seeks to bring the state in line with federal regulations regarding minimum age for cigarettes and tobacco...

Lawrence activists not happy with D.A.’s inaction after campaigning on murder...

TOPEKA — The new Douglas County district attorney is under fire by local activists who say she campaigned on the pain of a man...

Retired Col. Lynn Rolf: Coordinated offensive needed to bring veterans home...

There is movement in the Kansas House on two bills that could lead to construction of a $50 million nursing home for veterans in northeast Kansas.

Small town Kansas takes on big problem of deafening railroad engine...

Mike Mackay and Robin Macy are closing in on a challenge, expensive project to transform Belle Plaine into a "quiet zone" for railroad traffic.

Coalition of 17 state treasurers calls for $350 billion in federal...

Seventeen state treasurers appeal to Congress for $350 billion in direct aid to cities and states struggling with revenue shortfalls in the pandemic.

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