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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The next month in the Missouri Capitol may represent one of the last gasps in the Republican fight against Obamacare. Missouri, which has Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate, has…

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta lost Major League Baseball’s summer All-Star Game on Friday over the league’s objections to sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws that critics — including the CEOs of Atlanta-based Delta Air…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly breach of the Capitol’s perimeter could delay the gradual reopening of the building’s grounds to the public just as lawmakers were eyeing a return to more normal security measures following…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas expects to lose a total of $360 million in tax revenues over three years because of a change in federal policies on COVID-19 relief for businesses, complicating legislative debates over…

A pair of local organizations that serve others in need are teaming up for a fundraiser that celebrates love. Wings of Warriors, which assists patients being treated for cancer, and Humanity House, which provides help…

Rhonda Fulton is ready to take it easy. The 62-year-old Iola native has retired from the Iola Police Department after 37 eventful years of service. As the announcement was made on April Fools’ Day it…

When it comes to building and repair work this year, everything is going up. The number of permits are up as well as prices.  In fact, they’re setting records. And that’s not likely to change…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Kansas legislators on Thursday revoked an order aimed at encouraging counties to keep mask mandates amid the coronavirus pandemic, just hours after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly issued it. Kelly’s order…

WASHINGTON — A year after Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program, taxpayers don’t know how many jobs were saved by the nearly $1 trillion in forgivable loans issued to businesses during the pandemic. And economists…

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police supervisory sergeant who was on duty the night George Floyd died testified that he believes the officers who restrained Floyd could have ended it after he stopped resisting. David…