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HERSHEY, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa woman who was ticketed for speeding in Nebraska perhaps didn’t take the citation seriously — deputies clocked her driving at 142 mph as she accelerated away from the traffic…

If there’s one common refrain from nearly all of the Kansas candidates for governor — Republicans and Democrats — it’s support for the Second Amendment. For Republicans, that’s mostly a battle of who can express…

CHICAGO (AP) — Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer’s disease, a major study finds. It’s…

LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker James Cameron and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard are backing a bid by a group of British museums to acquire a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the sunken vessel. The campaign announced…

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled today to begin the retrieval of a duck boat that sank while carrying tourists on a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people.…

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away…

A contract dispute that could disrupt the health care of more than 400,000 Kansans enrolled in the state’s privatized Medicaid program has landed in court. Amerigroup, one of three companies that since 2013 has managed…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have delayed the launch date for its new vehicle plates. State officials said Friday that the original Aug. 1 launch date for the license plates has been delayed until…

KNS — Cattle producers in drought-stricken Kansas counties may now cut hay or graze on land normally set aside for conservation. Forty-three counties in central and northeastern Kansas that are in “severe drought” according to…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate’s top Republican has stripped a fellow GOP senator of a committee leadership post for publicly expressing support for two Democratic candidates. Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills on…