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Rising temps will disproportionately affect Kansas farmers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Growing corn and soybeans will become increasingly challenging for Kansas farmers as the climate warms, according to a recent Kansas State University study. The study found that drought and heat are currently the biggest reason...

 

Eyes turn to Texas as early voting surge surpasses 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has already cast nearly 7 million votes, more than anywhere in America, and Glen Murdoch couldn't get his ballot in fast enough after becoming a U.S. citizen this summer. "I was champing at the bit," said Murdoch, who mov...

 

Study: New Mexico's oil and gas collapse could last years

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Economic analysts are warning that New Mexico could be unable to rely on its oil and gas industry as the market continues to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Lease fees, royalty payment and taxes from oil and gas operation...

 

Law enforcement fatally shoots Arkansas man in Kansas

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an Arkansas man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers after a police pursuit. Wesley Jordan, 32, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died in the shooting Friday in...

 

Newspaper: Arizona is lax in inspecting school buildings

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona law requires that the School Facilities Board inspect all district school buildings once every five years for building deficiencies and conduct preventive maintenance inspections at 20 randomly selected districts every 30...

 

Fear and anxiety spike in virus hot spots across US

Preslie Paur breaks down in tears when she thinks of her state's refusal to mandate face masks. The South Salt Lake City, Utah, woman can't work at her special education job due to an autoimmune disease. Her husband, also a special ed teacher,...

 

Kansas man dies when truck collides with train near Udall

UDALL, Kan. (AP) — A man from Wichita died when his pickup truck was struck by a train southeast of Udall, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. Mike Saengsavath died in the collision Saturday. The patrol said his pickup was struck by the train after he...

 

Former editor doesn't regret his move to photography

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Before COVID-19 rolled into Lincoln in March and changed people's activities, travel and habits, Tom White had an idea that 2020 would take him to interesting places to photograph the behavior of birds. Then, city and state...

 

Former longtime New Mexico lawmaker Nick Salazar dies at 91

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico state Rep. Nick Salazar, who served in the Legislature for 46 years until his retirement in 2018, has died. He was 91. State officials said Salazar died late Friday. No cause of death was immediately...

 

Gateway Promotes Kelly Stewart to Vice President, Senior Lending Officer for Banking Operations

JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 26, 2020-- Gateway First Bank has promoted Kelly Stewart to Vice President Senior Lending Officer for Banking Operations. In this new role, he will oversee lending operations for Northwest Oklahoma and will support...

 

Father of 2 slain Kansas boys has been in midst of divorce

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of abducting his two daughters from a Kansas home where their two brothers were killed has been going through a divorce with the children's mother, authorities said Monday. Maj. James Sherley, of the Leavenworth C...

 

Denver high school drops Confederate mascot in favor of bird

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado high school adopted a new mascot to replace the previous emblem recalling a symbol of the Confederacy. Denver South High School announced Friday it is now the home of the Ravens, which will replace the Rebels mascot name he...

 

Kansas sets new COVID highs; governor to meet with leaders

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported new seven-day records for new coronavirus cases and COVID-19-related hospitalizations as Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly prepared to meet with the Republican-controlled Legislature's leaders following her...

 

As temperatures drop, Lawrence works to house homeless

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence is looking for ways to shelter more than 100 homeless people who are sleeping outside as the city's shelter operates at reduced capacity in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The Lawrence Journal-Worl...

 

200-pound tortoise is back home after escaping Alabama pen

SARDIS CITY, Ala. (AP) — A 200-pound tortoise named Sparkplug that escaped from a pen in Alabama is back home after a journey across two counties and at least one soybean field. Sparkplug, a 60-year-old African spurred tortoise that lived in an...

 

Democrat raises $4.3M more in Kansas Senate bid, $25M total

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Barbara Bollier has raised $4.3 million this month for her campaign for Kansas' open U.S. Senate seat, extending her fundraising advantage over Republican Roger Marshall and boosting her state record for fundraising to...

 

As last resort, Oklahoma quarantine orders rise amid coronavirus pandemic

Everything old is new again when it comes to battling a novel coronavirus with no cure or vaccination. Public health officials point to face masks, social distancing and good hand hygiene as pillars...

 

3.2-magnitude quake rattles area on Kansas-Oklahoma line

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook an area on the Kansas-Oklahoma line Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The tremor struck at 8:17 p.m. and was centered in a remote area 22 miles (35 kilometers) northwest...

 

Another body found in search for Tulsa race massacre victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims on Thursday revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery before coming to an end, Oklahoma's state archaeologist said. "We are now able to...

 

Oklahoma virus hospitalizations surpass 900, 1,628 new cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of hospitalizations in Oklahoma due to the coronavirus is at a new record high and surpassed 900 on Thursday while the number of reported cases increased by 1,628, according to the Oklahoma State Department of...

 

Men charged with performing illegal castration in Oklahoma

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — Two men in southeast Oklahoma have been charged for allegedly performing an illegal gender reassignment surgery without a license and storing the body parts in a freezer, according to court documents. Bob Lee Allen, 53, and...

 

Oklahoma governor gets report on McGirt ruling impact

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A task force appointed by Gov. Kevin Stitt made no specific recommendations Thursday in its report concerning the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared a swath of eastern Oklahoma counties remains an Indian...

 

Kansas City residents: Lack of trust in police drives crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Barbara J.K. Johnson was still in her Easter clothes when she ran out to her yard where a 14-year-old neighborhood boy lay on the ground, bleeding from a gunshot wound. He was dead by the time police arrived. Such things...

 

Coronavirus pandemic worsens the Kansas teacher shortage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' teacher shortage finally shows signs of shrinking. But districts still can't find enough educators to keep schools running under coronavirus safety demands. "We were through the worst of it before all this happened,"...

 

Police: Body of Wichita homicide victim found in motel room

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the killing of a 33-year-old woman whose body was found inside a Wichita motel room. The Wichita Eagle reports that an employee of the Budget Motel found Stephanie Duran of Wichita dead shortly...

 

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