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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Owners and advocates of long-term care providers in Kansas say they're being squeezed financially on several fronts. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that advocates told the House Health and Human Services Committee Thursday that Kansas providers face grave financial hardships due to low...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 1:44 pm
An attorney says a 15-year-old Texas boy was sexually assaulted this week by two other students at a Kansas military school. The family's attorney, Dan Zmijewski, said Friday the assault at St. John's Military School in Salina allegedly occurred Tuesday night in a dormitory room. The boy was taken...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Kansas saw its unemployment rate drop slightly in December to 3.4 percent and reach its lowest point in nearly 18 years. The state Department of Labor reported Friday that last month's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was lower than both the 3.5 percent reported in November and the 4.3 percent...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 11:32 am
The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board this month has awarded financial assistance to 316 victims of violent crime, said Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Awards were made in 149 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 167 previously submitted cases. The awards totaled more than $216,...
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