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Kansas governor to receive COVID-19 vaccine shot Wednesday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly plans to get a COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday as part of a larger program to give shots to selected Kansas officials so that state government can continue

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Kelly announces Kansas, FAA sign deal fo...

Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced today that KDOT and the Federal Aviation Administration

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The Latest: Boston conference linked to ...

BOSTON — As many as 300,000 COVID-19 cases around the world can be traced to a two-day biotech meeting at a hotel in downtown Boston in February, according to a study published by the journal Science.

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Robby Steinhardt Dies: Violinist, Foundi...

Robby Steinhardt, the violinist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Kansas, died Saturday several months after seeming to recover from acute septic shock at a Tampa hospital following a case of

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Texas man sentenced for Kansas crash

A Texas man has been sentenced to three years and two months in prison in a deadly Kansas crash. The Hutchinson News reports ... in the April 2017 crash that killed Stephanie Futral, of Wichita, A state trooper testified at the preliminary hearing that ...

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Franchise tagging Justin Simmons for a s...

The clock is officially ticking on Broncos safety Justin Simmons' future in Denver. The NFL's franchise tag window opened Tuesday and closes March 9. If the Broncos want to tag Simmons for a second consecutive season,

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Kansas Dept. of Labor releases unemploym...

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) releases data on the fraud attempts and fraud payments the agency has paid since the start of 2020.

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Bill restricting transgender youths in sports faces uncertain fut...

“I am concerned that some of the dialogue, as we are asking questions and then responses, that we are not allowing that to happen in the committee process,” said Senate Minority Leader Dinah Sykes, D-Lenexa ... decision here in Kansas to preserve ...

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas State score: Sooners...

The Sooners (14-6, 9-5 Big 12) will fall off the No. 2 seed line after the defeat, which qualifies as one of the worst imaginable losses for a team playing in a major conference. Kansas State (7-18, 3-13 Big 12) had lost 13 straight games until it beat TCU on Saturday.

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Amid tussle over executive powers, Repub...

Republican legislators are pushing to resurrect a dormant mechanism of rejecting orders crafted by state agencies.

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1 Mistake Every NFL Team Must Avoid Making in the 2021 NFL Draft

Winning the NFL draft isn't nearly as important as winning on the field. Over the long term, a team's draft success is often defined more by the mistakes it avoided rather than the home runs it

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Cast of Apple TV+ Series 'Ted Lasso' to ...

The Paley Center for Media today announced the full lineup of programming for its virtual PaleyFest LA 2021 television festival next month,

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How To Watch: No. 14 Texas VS No. 17 Kan...

The Texas Longhorns men's basketball team is looking to get back on track on Tuesday when they welcome the Kansas Jayhawks to the Erwin Center

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Iowa State soccer releases spring schedule

Iowa State women’s soccer will be back in action as the team announced their spring schedule for this season. The Cyclones will play five games as they will face University of Northern Iowa (Feb. 28),

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KU football adds new special teams coord...

Les Miles’ third-year Kansas football coaching staff has undergone another offseason transformation. Miles on Monday morning announced the hiring of Jake Schoonover as the Jayhawks’ new special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look Into the Olympi...

Athletes have been raving about the food at the Olympic Village dining halls. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the food and the COVID protocols put into place.

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Smoked Wings VS Fried Wings. What's the ...

Wings hit the spot—and not just on game day. If you've been wondering about smoked wings and fried wings, we're happy to sort out the details.

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Why Your Next Taco Bell Order May Come Up Short ...

Next time you visit Taco Bell, you better prepare yourself for disappointment. The fast-food chain has been having problems keeping the fridges stocked with ingredients, making it difficult for stores to keep up.

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Top 5 New Songs Released This Week, July...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what other kinds of songs you'd like to see on our list.

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7-Eleven Launches 3 New Slurpee Flavors

7-Eleven is continuing the birthday festivities with three all-new Slurpee flavors. The new flavors are Blueberry Lemonade Bliss, Pineapple Whip, and Peach Perfect.

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Where to Find All the Deals for National Chicken Wing Day, July 2...

Here’s where you can find deals you can use on National Chicken Wing Day, this Thursday, July 29.

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Queer Pride—Thoughts on Racism, Drag Que...

In the final article in our Queer Pride interview series, Max and Sean get "real" with us about the LGBTQIA community and open up about what "home" really feels like.

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Sam's Club Is Selling Cinnamon Toast Cru...

General Mills and Sam's Club teamed up to release a Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn. Each 20-ounce bag will be exclusively sold at Sam's Club locations by the end of July!

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WATCH: Hammerhead Shark Appears to Charge at Panama City Beach Sw...

A recent visitor to Panama City Beach appeared to be almost attacked by a hammerhead shark. The truth, according to the man who caught it all on video, might be more nuanced.

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US Life Expectancy in 2020 Saw Biggest D...

According to a new report by the CDC, life expectancy for Americans fell by a year and a half in 2020. The agency attributed this steep decline mainly to deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Outbreaks From Unvaccinated Football Pla...

NFL teams will forfeit games if their team experiences COVID-19 outbreaks. The other team will win the game, although no players will get paid. New NFL rules regarding the upcoming season will be in effect.

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Mama Deer Comes to the Rescue of a Crying Baby

Mama knows best, even if she has 4 legs and large ears. Check out this Ohio mama's TikTok video.

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