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Vilsack keys in on food insecurity and nutrition in USDA budget...

WASHINGTON — U.S. agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday laid out goals to expand food insecurity and nutrition programs in the president’s budget request,...

As businesses grapple with sky-high gas bills from historic cold snap,...

TOPEKA — Chris Klimek had already started hearing about the exorbitant natural gas bills other businesses got after this winter’s historic cold snap before...

Kansas man battling terminal cancer released from Lansing prison

TOPEKA — Christopher McIntyre, a 47-year-old with terminal stage four cancer, was released Tuesday from Lansing Correctional Facility as part of a clemency effort...

White House aims sales pitch for infrastructure plan at the states

WASHINGTON — The 1,321 rickety bridges in Kansas. Pennsylvania’s 7,540 miles of highway roads in poor condition. Florida’s $100 billion in damages over the...

Families want attempted murder charges for Topeka men who shot teens...

TOPEKA — Family and supporters of five teenagers involved in a Halloween shooting are calling for charges against Robert Sinner to be elevated to...

Kansas health secretary says recoil from Johnson and Johnson vaccine disrupts...

TOPEKA — Kansas Department of Health and Environment secretary Lee Norman says efforts to vaccinate the public will grow more difficult following the announcement...

Hefty 110-page Kansas unemployment reform bill awaits signature of Gov. Kelly

TOPEKA — The unemployment reform package unanimously passed by the Kansas Legislature dedicated $500 million to reimburse employers for fraudulent claims, extended the pandemic-inspired,...

Lawmakers finalize effort to limit mail voting in Kansas

TOPEKA — A pair of election bills passed by the Legislature to limit advance voting options and restrict the authority to change election law...

Kansas Legislature endorses Gadsden flag license plate supporting state rifle association

TOPEKA — A bundle of new distinctive license plates passed last week by the Kansas Legislature has drawn criticism for the inclusion of a...

Up to 100 new immigration judges would be added under Biden...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday released a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the number of immigration judges...

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