OFFICE OF SEN. MORAN WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) Wednesday introduced the Cancer Drug Parity Act to make certain oral cancer drugs are covered in the same way as traditional (IV) chemotherapy to bring down costs for Americans battling cancer. The Cancer Drug Parity Act, which is co-sponsored by […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Election officials in Kansas counties don’t believe voter fraud is a problem in the state, according to a survey of local election officials released Friday that counters Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s unsupported claims that voter fraud is widespread. The finding came in a wide-ranging survey conducted by the American Civil Liberties […]
LPKS TOPEKA – On Tuesday, November 20, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed a proclamation declaring December 15 Bill of Rights Day in Kansas. The proclamation asks all Kansans to learn about the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, which are the foundation of American freedoms. The Libertarian Party of Kansas (LPKS) requested the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled Friday […]
WICHITA, KAN. – A Kansas man has been found guilty of first degree murder for a 2015 shooting death of two in Wichita. On Thursday, a jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of Jamion Wimbley, 22 of Wichita, according to a media release from the Sedgwick County District Attorney. Wimbley was found guilty […]
KANSAS CITY – A North Kansas City woman has been indicted for embezzling $116,367 from her employer. Tonya Topel, 41, was charged in an 11-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Kansas City. According to the indictment, Topel worked at SunSource Homes, Inc., from October 2016 to April 2018 as the officer manager […]
The selection show for the 2019 Kansas Shrine Bowl is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. It will be streamed online HERE. The 2019 Shrine Bowl will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in Dodge City’s Memorial Stadium.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The resumption of soybean sales to China this week is encouraging to American farmers who have seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the world’s second-largest economy, but producers see it only as a small step and say they need more federal aid. Private exporters reported […]
RILEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on numerous drug charges. Just after 11 a.m. Thursday police arrested Dane Simonsen, 32, and Christina Reyes, 31, both of Manhattan, in the 700 block of Fremont Street in Manhattan, according to the Riley County Police Department activity report. Simonsen is being held on a $50,000 bond […]
COOPER COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on drug charges after a Thursday traffic stop on Interstate 70. During the stop near Boonville, Missouri, in Cooper County, state troopers found and seized over 300 pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags. The occupants of the van 19-year-old Jonathan Padilla of Fresno, CA. […]
SALINA — The Shady Lady Gentleman’s Club announced recently that Stormy Daniels — the porn star who claimed to have an affair with President Donald Trump — reportedly will perform in Salina next year. In a social media post, The Shady Lady said Stormy Daniels will perform Feb. 13 and 14 at the establishment, located at […]
Facebook announced Friday a bug that allowed developers access to users photos in September. The bug affected up to 6.8 million users, Facebook said, and occurred between Sept, 13 and 25. Click HERE for more.
JACKSON COUNTY — A rural home was destroyed by fire early Friday morning. Just after 3a.m., authorities received a report of a structure fire at 16700 98th Road in rural Jackson County, according to Sheriff Tim Morse. Fire departments from Hoyt, Mayetta, Soldier Township, and the Potawatomi Nation responded to the scene. The fire was brought under […]