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PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the Republican Party’s 2008 nominee.  Trump has had a fraught relationship with…

David Usher, chief financial officer for a 12-bed rural hospital in western Kansas, is sitting on $1.7 million he’s scared to spend. The money lent from the federal government is meant to help hospitals and…

TOPEKA, Kansas — It’s little surprise that the candidates for Kansas’ open U.S. Senate seat sharply disagree on taxes, trade, immigration and climate change. What’s unclear is who voters will most agree with in November:…

Allen County reported its first death from COVID-19 this week. The Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Departments reported the death late Monday but did not provide details. Multiple social media accounts, however, indicate a man from…

Players from the Parsons Vikings football program are making their voices heard after facing an adversity felt too often. During halftime of a game between Parsons and Iola at Iola High School Sept. 11, at…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have the votes to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick before the Nov. 3 presidential election, according to the Senate Judiciary chairman who will shepherd the nomination through the chamber.…

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday expressed alarm at rapidly worsening COVID-19 numbers in Kansas and blamed Republican legislative leaders for standing in the way of a statewide mask mandate.  The Kansas Department of…

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta stalled out today along the Texas coast, flooding streets in Houston and Galveston hours after making landfall amid an unusually busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday…

LOS ANGELES — Fire crews remain in battle mode as efforts to save the 116-year-old Mount Wilson Observatory from the raging Bobcat fire continue. Days after officials announced that firefighters had beaten back advancing flames…

Local law enforcement agencies are investigating the death of an Iola man following the report of a fight Monday afternoon. Jaime Martin, age 34, died Monday afternoon, less than an hour after Iola Police officers…