Agency says KCC violated open meetings law

A state consumer agency is alleging that the Kansas Corporation Commission violated the state's open meeting law when it approved a water rate increase without a public vote.…
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Soap opera actress Maxine Stuart dies at 94

Longtime soap opera actress Maxine Stuart has died at age 94. She had regular roles on “The Young and the Restless” and “The Edge of Night.”…
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Reno County to seek concealed carry exemption

Reno County will seek a one-year exemption from a new state law that requires counties to allow concealed handguns in public buildings unless adequate security is installed.…

AP Interview: Bleak outlook for West Bank economy

The Palestinian official who this week took charge of the West Bank economic policy acknowledges that he has no radical new solutions for old problems, including a crippling budget deficit and Israeli restrictions on development in much of the territory.…

Photos: Protests in Turkey

Turkey’s Islamic-led government is facing its biggest protests in years as demonstrators and police clash in the streets. Here’s a look behind the scenes

Massive line of storms aim at Midwest

“We’re becoming increasingly concerned that a major severe weather event will unfold,” said Russell Schneider, director of the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.