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Salloi propels Sporting KC to 2-1 victory over Colorado

May. 18, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored two goals to spark Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday. Salloi gave Sporting KC (3-7-3) a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute. Lucas Esteves pulled the Rapids (4-5-3) even with a goal in...

Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map

May. 18, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday improved their chances of flipping the only Kansas congressional seat held by a Democrat, when the state’s highest court upheld the new congressional map they drew. The map slices territory out of the Kansas City-area district...

Police: Former Kansas soccer goalie killed; husband charged

May. 18, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been killed and her husband has been charged with first-degree murder in her death, police said. Officers found Regan Noelle Gibbs, 25, fatally wounded Monday night in her apartment in Lawrence, Kansas. Police...

Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map, rejects gerrymandering claims

May. 18, 2022 11:36 AM EDT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map, rejects gerrymandering claims.

Weather service confirms weak tornadoes in Kansas, Nebraska

May. 18, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a series of weak tornadoes across rural parts of northwestern Kansas and a county in southwestern Nebraska along the Kansas line. The tornadoes hit Tuesday afternoon as a line of storms moved across the Plains....

New US hospitals face fiscal crisis over COVID relief money

May. 17, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

THOMASVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A whole town celebrated in 2020 when, early in the coronavirus pandemic, Thomasville Regional Medical Center opened, offering state-of-the-art medicine that was previously unavailable in a poor, isolated part of Alabama. The timing for the ribbon-cutting seemed perfect:...

Kansas court wrestles with barring political gerrymandering

May. 16, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Kansas government attorney argued Monday that congressional redistricting is naturally political and that the Kansas Supreme Court shouldn't try to decide when partisanship goes too far, only to be chastised by one of the justices for making a “boys will be boys”...

Vision of Hamlin, Jordan comes into focus with win at Kansas

May. 16, 2022 14:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin founded 23XI Racing with a vision that extended far beyond the race track. The Hall of Fame basketball player and the three-time Daytona 500 champion looked around the sport a couple of years ago and realized that it needed...

Kurt Busch takes Jordan Brand to victory lane at Kansas

May. 15, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.” Did they ever. ...

Smith drives away on restart to win Trucks race at Kansas

May. 14, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zane Smith drove away from pole-sitter John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski on a restart with nine laps to go at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night for his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season. The 22-year-old Smith, who moved from GMS Racing to...