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    Kansas is being bombarded with unemployment fraud

    Dave Trabert, the CEO of Kansas Policy Institute, was surprised to learn that he was a victim of unemployment fraud.  The Kansas Department of...

    Kansas schools continue to issue bogus quarantine orders

    The Blue Valley and Olathe school districts aren't the only ones deliberately deceiving parents with bogus quarantine orders that are really little more than...

    AG Schmidt backs constitutional amendment to prevent court packing

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt signed onto a bipartisan constitutional amendment proposal to set the number of U.S. Supreme Court Justices to nine and...

    Hospital capacity data contradicts ‘bursting at seams’ headline

    Data published by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the Kansas City Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and the U.S. Department of Health...

    Mission Hills resident Dwight Sutherland assaulted over Trump signs

    Prairie Village Police are investigating an aggravated assault with a motor vehicle after an alleged altercation injured Dwight Sutherland in Mission Hills on Monday...

    Lack of oversight leads to high surcharges at KCK BPU

    Employee pay and electric rates aren't the only things that are sky-high at the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities; the surcharges tacked...

    County officials: Olathe school quarantines are just recommendations

    Students who received a quarantine notice from the Olathe school district may be able to return to the classroom, despite not isolating for a...

    JoCo health officials mum on Olathe school quarantine

    More than 200 students and teachers are in quarantine after an alleged COVID outbreak in the Olathe school district, but it's unclear who issued...

    Kansas Justice Institute, Sandbar owner sue over unconstitutional curfew

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A curfew forcing the Sandbar and other bars to stop serving alcohol at 11 p.m. due to COVID restrictions is a...

    Kansas labs set cycle thresholds too high, detect non-contagious virus

    The New York Times reported in August that some of the nation's leading public health officials say the standard COVID tests with cycle thresholds...

    High electric rates fund big salaries at KCK Board of Public...

    Kansas City, Kansas residents pay some of the highest electric rates in the region to the city-owned Board of Public Utilities, and their utility...

    In-person learning restrictions tied to depression, suicide

    The Blue Valley school district has lost at least two students and a principal to suicide since the lockdowns last spring. Public health officials...