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Miss Kansas called out her abuser in public. Her campaign against domestic violence is going viral

Jul. 21, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A newly posted video of Miss Kansas calling out her domestic violence abuser from the stage the night she was crowned is whipping up a maelstrom of support on social media. Alexis Smith, who works overnight shifts as a cardiothoracic intensive care nurse in...

Chiefs set deadline of 6 months to decide whether to renovate Arrowhead or build new — and where

Jul. 19, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have set a deadline of six months from now to decide on a plan for the future of Arrowhead Stadium, whether that means renovating their iconic home or building an entirely new stadium in Kansas or Missouri. After a joint ballot initiative with the...

Euronet Worldwide: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 19, 2024 07:00 AM EDT

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Euronet Worldwide Inc. (EEFT) on Thursday reported net income of $83.1 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Leawood, Kansas-based company said it had profit of $1.73. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs,...

Kansas won't force providers to ask patients why they want abortions while a lawsuit proceeds

Jul. 18, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas isn't enforcing a new law requiring abortion providers to ask patients why they want to terminate their pregnancies, as a legal challenge against that rule and other older requirements makes its way through the courts. Attorneys for the state and for...

CrossFirst: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 15, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — CrossFirst Bankshares Inc. (CFB) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $18.6 million. The bank, based in Leawood, Kansas, said it had earnings of 37 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The...

Federal judge refuses to block Biden administration rule on gun sales in Kansas, 19 other states

Jul. 12, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge in Kansas has refused to block the nationwide enforcement of a Biden administration rule requiring firearms dealers to do background checks of buyers at gun shows, leaving Texas as the only state so far where a legal challenge has succeeded. U.S....

A federal judge has ruled that Dodge City's elections don't discriminate against Latinos

Jul. 11, 2024 16:23 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Latino majority's voting rights aren't violated by the election system in the former Wild West town in Kansas that inspired the long-running television series “Gunsmoke.” U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren concluded that Dodge...

Kansas QB Jalon Daniels ready to play after missing most of '23 with back injury

Jul. 10, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels said he would be ready to play a game now. Coach Lance Leipold and the Jayhawks just need him to be ready for the season. Daniels missed most of last season because of a back injury, playing in only three games before the end of...

Former reporter settles part of her lawsuit over a police raid on a Kansas newspaper for $235,000

Jul. 05, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former reporter for a weekly Kansas newspaper has agreed to accept $235,000 to settle part of her federal lawsuit over a police raid on the paper that made a small community the focus of a national debate over press freedoms. The settlement removed the former...

Kansas’ top court bolsters a state right to abortion and strikes down 2 anti-abortion laws

Jul. 05, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court strongly reaffirmed Friday that the state constitution protects abortion access, striking down a ban on a common second-trimester procedure and laws regulating abortion providers more strictly than other health care providers. The pair of...