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Some Kansas churches call coronavirus restrictions a violation of religious liberty

By Brian Grimmett WICHITA, Kansas — Easter services at Heritage Baptist Church in Lawrence felt like a typical Sunday meeting. Several dozen congregants sang hymns and heard messages about Jesus Christ and the importance

By Brian Grimmett WICHITA, Kansas — Easter services at Heritage Baptist Church in Lawrence felt like a typical Sunday meeting. Several dozen congregants sang hymns and heard messages about Jesus Christ and the importance


Not all hospitals in Kansas are publicly releasing info about how many COVID-19 cases they’re treating

By Brian Grimmett WICHITA, Kansas — Flatten the curve: A phrase that didn’t mean anything two months ago is now the driving factor behind social distancing, stay-at-home orders and limiting

By Brian Grimmett WICHITA, Kansas — Flatten the curve: A phrase that didn’t mean anything two months ago is now the driving factor behind social distancing, stay-at-home orders and limiting





Kansas Sec. of State urging voters to request mail-in ballots, says expanding polling locations would help with social distancing

By Stephen Koranda LAWRENCE, Kansas — Tobias Wood is thinking twice about working at a polling place in Shawnee County this year. He’s done it since 2018, but now he’s

By Stephen Koranda LAWRENCE, Kansas — Tobias Wood is thinking twice about working at a polling place in Shawnee County this year. He’s done it since 2018, but now he’s



Gov. Kelly asks Kansas Supreme Court to uphold order on gatherings of more than 10 at churches during pandemic

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By Jim McLean The battle in Kansas over religious freedom and pandemic control grew more fierce Thursday, clashing over an executive order limiting religious services and funerals to 10 or

By Jim McLean The battle in Kansas over religious freedom and pandemic control grew more fierce Thursday, clashing over an executive order limiting religious services and funerals to 10 or





This is how coronavirus testing works in Kansas

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen TOPEKA, Kansas — In many parts of Kansas, people not sick enough for hospitalization still can’t find out if they have COVID-19. Doctor’s offices and hospitals say

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen TOPEKA, Kansas — In many parts of Kansas, people not sick enough for hospitalization still can’t find out if they have COVID-19. Doctor’s offices and hospitals say