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A moderator signals 30-seconds remaining to senate candidate Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., right, during a GOP senatorial debate In Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, May 23, 2020. David Lindstrom, left, Susan Wagle, second from left, Kris Kobach, middle, and Bob Hamilton, second from right, share the debate stage. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas GOP waits to see whether plumber's Senate bid surges

May. 23, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The founder of a Kansas City-area plumbing company who is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas acknowledged Saturday that he would love to have a highly coveted seat on the Senate Agriculture Committee but doesn't know how he'd go about getting it. The question to Bob...

Kansas City Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub addresses the media during an NFL football news conference Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs holding unique virtual competition for punting job

May. 20, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — It's a good thing an NFL kicking operation requires no more than three players. There’s the long snapper, tasked with delivering the ball. The kicker, who is expected to send it through the uprights. And the punter, who for many teams doubles as the holder on field goal and...

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill speaks during a news conference ahead of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game, in Aventura, Fla. A year ago, Tyreek Hill was a pariah, accused by his fiance of abusing his son. Now, he's a beloved Super Bowl champion raising money to help with the COVID-19 response and handing out free food to front-line workers. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Chiefs' Hill completes year-long reclamation of himself

May. 18, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The steady stream of nurses filing out of St. Luke's Hospital for close to an hour was finally slowing down, which was altogether fortunate, because the young man with thighs like tree trunks was running out of food to give them. It may have been the most impressive thing Tyreek...

2 Missouri officers accused of assaulting transgender woman

May. 16, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas City, Missouri, police officers face assault charges for allegedly slamming a transgender woman's face into a concrete sidewalk during an arrest that was captured on video. A grand jury indicted Matthew Brummett, 37, and Charles Prichard, 47, on one misdemeanor charge each...

FILE - In this April 2020, file photo is the Belton Regional Medical Center in Belton, Mo. A Missouri man who was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital killed himself in March as FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant, the FBI said Friday, May 15, 2020. An autopsy determined that FBI agents shot Timothy Wilson, 36, of Raymore, Mo., in the upper and lower extremities on March 24 on a street in Belton, Mo., but that his cause of death was a self-inflicted wound to the head, the agency said. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP, File)

FBI: Missouri man planning to bomb hospital killed himself

May. 15, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man who was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital killed himself in March as FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant, the FBI said Friday. An autopsy determined that FBI agents shot Timothy Wilson, 36, of Raymore, Missouri, in the upper and lower...

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2020 file photo, U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., a candidate for the U.S. Senate, awaits the start of a debate in Olathe, Marshall's critics on the political right are working to hobble the western Kansas congressman's bid for the U.S. Senate in the final three months of a primary campaign as he fights to overcome conservative immigration hardliner Kris Kobach in a crowded field. (AP Photo/John Hanna File)

Marshall struggles to unite GOP establishment in Kansas race

May. 14, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Roger Marshall represents western Kansas in a congressional district rich in GOP votes and donors that has given the state four U.S. senators over the past 50 years. He's armed with top-notch endorsements and the equivalent of gold in a GOP Senate primary: a clip of President Donald...

NASCAR Cup Series Schedule-Winners

May. 13, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

Feb. 9 — x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Erik Jones) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Joey Logano) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (William Byron) Feb. 16 — DAYTONA 500 (Denny Hamlin) Feb. 23 — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Joey Logano)...

NASCAR Cup Series Schedule-Winners

May. 4, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

Feb. 9 — x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Erik Jones) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Joey Logano) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (William Byron) Feb. 16 — DAYTONA 500 (Denny Hamlin) Feb. 23 — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Joey Logano)...

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2006, file photo, Missouri receiver Chase Coffman, second left, is hit after a catch by Kansas' Mike Rivera (40), Russell Brorsen, right, and Darrell Stuckey during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbia, Mo. Kansas and Missouri are resuming their bitter Border War in football after the former Big 12 rivals agreed to a four-game series in which each school will play two home games beginning in September 2025. The fourth-longest rivalry in college football dates to 1891, but it has been on hiatus since Missouri departed for the Southeastern Conference.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

Kansas, Missouri renew Border War with 4-game football set

May. 2, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas and Missouri are resuming their bitter Border War in football after the former Big 12 rivals agreed to a four-game series in which each school will play two home games beginning in September 2025. The fourth-longest rivalry in college football dates to 1891, but it has been...

In this Wednesday, April 29, 2020 photo selfie provided by Dr. Beth Oller, Oller, a family physician, smiles while standing outside her medical clinic, just south of Main Street in Stockton, Kan. Oller began preaching social distancing well before her home of Rooks County confirmed its first coronavirus case and now she's nervous about the state reopening its economy too soon. (Dr. Beth Oller via AP)

With rural Kansas close to reopening, doctor remains nervous

Apr. 30, 2020 9:27 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Dr. Beth Oller would like Kansas to remain under a stay-at-home order a while longer, even as some neighbors in her rural northwest county are restless to see business return to normal. Oller and her husband are family physicians in their late 30s in Stockton, a town of 1,300 people...