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Political reform has been on my mind lately. I even considered writing this column about why Kansas should adopt ballot initiatives, also known as referendums or ballot measures.  But let’s get real. The Kansas legislature…

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions the Canadian government has put in place stemming from the pandemic. The Raptors had been…

It’s not exactly divine intervention, but even the pope considers the U.S. presidential race over. President-elect Joe Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke to Pope Francis on Thursday, despite President Donald Trump refusing to concede.…

Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, according to projections announced Saturday morning. Still, President Trump has indicated his campaign will continue to fight the results…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hackers stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party’s account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party’s chairman told The Associated…

A crowd of about a dozen Republican supporters greeted Rep. Roger Marshall and Jake LaTurner outside Pete’s Jump Start in Iola Wednesday morning. The event was organized by the Marshall campaign and marked one stop…

TOPEKA — The rate of traffic fatalities on Kansas highways surged in the first nine months of 2020 despite dramatic reduction in miles traveled because of temporary stay-at-home mandates and ongoing health concerns of the…

GREENBUSH — Ursula Billings added to her hardware collection Monday, bringing home the Three Rivers League girls cross country championship. The Crest High standout finished the 5K run in 20 minutes, 19 seconds — nearly…

As of Tuesday morning, this was the status of efforts to move a much-needed new round of pandemic-related economic support through Congress: The House had passed a $3.4 trillion bill in May, which was quickly…

GARNETT — Humboldt High’s Drew Wilhite opened the 2020 cross country season with a gold medal, winning the Anderson County Invitational Thursday. Wilhite completed the boys 5K race in 19 minutes flat. On the girls…