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Kansas congressional redistricting prompts a court debate over partisanship versus democracy

By Roxie Hammill Lawyers seeking to have the Legislature’s congressional redistricting map thrown out argued today to the Kansas Supreme Court that the proposed boundaries weaken the representation of minorities

By Roxie Hammill Lawyers seeking to have the Legislature’s congressional redistricting map thrown out argued today to the Kansas Supreme Court that the proposed boundaries weaken the representation of minorities



National labor board accuses Overland Park Starbucks of union busting

By Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga  The National Board of Labor Relations filed a complaint Wednesday against two area Starbucks for preventing employees from exercising their legal right to organize. The complaint, filed

By Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga  The National Board of Labor Relations filed a complaint Wednesday against two area Starbucks for preventing employees from exercising their legal right to organize. The complaint, filed



OP trucking company got $700M federal loan over Pentagon objections, House report says

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By Steve Vockrodt, Dan Margolies Acting over the objections of the Defense Department, the Trump administration made sure cash-strapped Kansas trucking company Yellow Corp. received a $700 million loan from

By Steve Vockrodt, Dan Margolies Acting over the objections of the Defense Department, the Trump administration made sure cash-strapped Kansas trucking company Yellow Corp. received a $700 million loan from



Johnson County wants homeowners to destroy their Bradford pear trees — Here’s why

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen Let’s talk about very hungry caterpillars. In Kansas and Missouri, they face an increasingly difficult time finding things to eat. That’s making it ever harder for butterflies

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen Let’s talk about very hungry caterpillars. In Kansas and Missouri, they face an increasingly difficult time finding things to eat. That’s making it ever harder for butterflies





Overland Park state senator proposes banning ‘ghost guns’ like the one used in Olathe East shooting

By Carlos Moreno An Overland Park lawmaker wants to ban so-called “ghost guns” in Kansas, following a shooting at Olathe East High School earlier this month. Kansas state Sen. Cindy

By Carlos Moreno An Overland Park lawmaker wants to ban so-called “ghost guns” in Kansas, following a shooting at Olathe East High School earlier this month. Kansas state Sen. Cindy


Olathe East students return to class with a sense of disbelief following school shooting — ‘It didn’t feel real’

By Bek Shackleford-Nwanganga  Students at Olathe East High School are trying to come to terms with an exchange of gunfire that injured three people Friday morning. Junior Allison Schmideskamp recalled

By Bek Shackleford-Nwanganga  Students at Olathe East High School are trying to come to terms with an exchange of gunfire that injured three people Friday morning. Junior Allison Schmideskamp recalled


Kansas residents, including 3 from JoCo, sue over new Congressional map, calling it attempt to dilute minority votes

By Dan Margolies A legal challenge filed Monday to the controversial congressional redistricting plan passed by the Kansas Legislature calls it an attempt to dilute the voices of minority voters

By Dan Margolies A legal challenge filed Monday to the controversial congressional redistricting plan passed by the Kansas Legislature calls it an attempt to dilute the voices of minority voters