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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








Kansas continuous learning task force stresses short instruction periods, limited screentime for at-home learning

By Nomin Ujiyediin LAWRENCE, Kansas — With public and private school buildings closed until August, education officials want students to limit their screen time and spend less than three hours

By Nomin Ujiyediin LAWRENCE, Kansas — With public and private school buildings closed until August, education officials want students to limit their screen time and spend less than three hours


Kansas prisons and jails cut visits and ramp up cleaning to ward off coronavirus

By Nomin Ujiyediin LAWRENCE, Kansas — Kansas’ prisons and many of its county jails have suspended in-person visits indefinitely to keep down the risk of coronavirus spreading among inmates. The

By Nomin Ujiyediin LAWRENCE, Kansas — Kansas’ prisons and many of its county jails have suspended in-person visits indefinitely to keep down the risk of coronavirus spreading among inmates. The