State and Region

Kansas is one of just 2 states without a long COVID clinic

It’s been over two years since Barry Guyer came down with COVID-19. “(I) was just out in the harvest field. I just got feeling terrible,” said Guyer, who farms near Goodland in northwest Kansas. “I got home that one night (and) I said, ‘I think I’ve got this stuff.’” Guyer ...

Lawrence man convicted of threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner

Updated at 7:37 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023: TOPEKA — A federal court jury convicted a Lawrence man who insisted that a death threat he made against U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner was a message from God, amid what authorities have said is a sharp rise in threats against members of Congress and ...

Faith leaders sue over Missouri’s abortion law

St. Louis — A group of religious leaders who support abortion rights filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging Missouri’s abortion ban, saying lawmakers openly invoked their religious beliefs while drafting the measure and thereby imposed those beliefs on others who don’t share them. The ...

Crews have cleaned up most of the oil that spilled out of the Keystone pipeline in Kansas

The pipeline company that spilled nearly 600,000 gallons of oil onto fields and into a stream in north-central Kansas says it has cleaned up more than 85% of the crude. Meanwhile, the Washington County, Kansas, newspaper reported that the Keystone pipeline is by far the county’s biggest ...