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KanCare starting ombudsman volunteer program in 3 places
June 29, 2015
The state-run program that administers Medicaid is seeking volunteer ombudsman for Kansas City, Johnson County and Wichita.
Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas
June 29, 2015
A child advocacy group says children in a third of Kansas counties don’t have access to summer food programs.
Shawnee Offering Storm Debris Drop Off Site
June 29, 2015
To help residents dispose of tree debris from last week’s thunderstorms, the City of Shawnee is offering a free drop-off site for Shawnee residents.
High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule
June 29, 2015
The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship.
Police: Man shot out outside Kansas mall knew gunmen
June 29, 2015
Authorities say a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside an Overland Park mall.
State’s cigarette tax to affect local Shawnee businesses
June 29, 2015
The implementation of an additional 50 cent tax on cigarettes on July 1 has Lucky Lakhani nervous for the future of his young business in Shawnee.
City budget suggestions cause conflict on Shawnee council
June 29, 2015
New City Council Member Eric Jenkins has proposed some changes to the city’s department structure and budget as the city wraps up its 2016 budget session, which caused some backlash from other members of the council.