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Man mistakenly buried in California body mix-up is exhumed

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities on Wednesday exhumed the body of a Southern California man who was mistakenly buried three months ago after a body mix-up. 326 more words


Fourth Fort Riley soldier dies

A fourth Fort Riley soldier in less than a month has died.

Pvt. John Martinez, a 1st Infantry Division Soldier, was found unconscious in his barracks room of Fort Riley’s base in the early morning of Aug. 174 more words


Kansas Rep. Yoder tries to balance GOP views, centrist tone

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in Kansas sought Tuesday night to sound bipartisan, centrist notes while defending the GOP’s approach on health care and other issues during a town hall meeting with national Democrats already targeting him in a district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year. 613 more words


Travelers prepare to view solar eclipse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) – We are less than 24 hours away from what many people are calling a once in a lifetime opportunity, the chance to view a solar eclipse. 328 more words


Several Northeast Kansas lakes continue to be under a blue-green algae warning

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A public health warning for six lakes and a watch for six lakes have been issued by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism (KDWPT). 341 more words


State official to make case for new state mental hospital

OSAWATOMIE, Kan. (AP) – The head of the agency that oversees a troubled mental state hospital is making the case for a new facility.

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services announced in a news release Thursday that Secretary Tim Keck will make presentations in coming weeks in Wichita, Independence, Topeka and Kansas City. 78 more words