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    JoCo in, Wyandotte out of shortened CDC quarantine guidelines

    The Centers for Disease Control issued new quarantine guidelines allowing shorter quarantine periods following close contact with a COVID-positive individual. However, at least one...

    KSHSAA board members who voted for, against spectators disclosed

    Many members of the Kansas State High School Athletics Association Board of Directors (KSHSAA) who voted against having spectators for winter sports didn't want...

    KPI: $264 million Shawnee Mission bond issue is built on false...

    Shawnee Mission Superintendent Mike Fulton says shifting funding from capital outlay to operating expense and passing a bond issue is the only way to...

    Audit: $20 million Angel Investor program rife with problems

    A damning report from the Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit says the Angel Investor tax credit program designed to spur investment in the...

    Religious facilities exempt from Sedgwick County health order

    A new Sedgwick County health order prohibits gatherings of more than 25 people and demands mask-usage and social distancing, but religious facilities are exempt....

    Wide disparity in COVID case rates, survival rates by county

    Two sparsely populated counties have the highest and lowest COVID case rates in Kansas as of November 23, and that’s just one of the...

    Lyon County preparing to ram through regulations despite heavy opposition

    A protest petition to prevent Lyon County from dramatically altering zoning laws was delivered to the Lyon County Clerk between Nov. 20 and Nov....

    Kansas had 65,400 fewer jobs in October

    The state of Kansas had 65,400 fewer jobs in October than in February, showing the economic devastation of COVID restrictions will continue for some...

    JoCo eliminates public comment for Dec. 3 meeting

    Johnson County commissioners will not permit verbal public comment at their next board meeting. Instead, the commission will meet by Zoom on Dec. 3....

    Eyebrow threaders sue state board over the right to earn a...

    Jyotsna Biscuitwala is fighting for a slice of the American Dream. Along with her son and daughter-in-law, the Olathe woman is suing so she...

    Rich pension, health benefits drive high electric rates at KCK BPU

    Not only are high salaries driving some of the highest electric rates in the region at the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities...

    Criminal case backlog creates pressure to amend speedy trial law

    Alleged criminals awaiting trials in Kansas could be released without having their day in court for lack of a speedy trial when a Kansas...