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By Mike Sherry for The Hale Center for Journalism, Aug. 29, 2014

Spritzing perfume is how Judy Johnson realized her eyesight had gone bad.

At one point, diabetes had worsened her vision so much that the 69-year-old Lansing, Kan., resident had to squirt...

By Dave Ranney, KHI News Service Aug. 22, 2014

OSAWATOMIE — One day last month, Osawatomie State Hospital had 254 patients in its care — almost 50 more than its optimal capacity.

The...

By Mike Sherry for The Hale Center for Journalism, Aug. 14, 2014

It was nearly a decade ago that the Rosedale Development Association, a nonprofit community improvement corporation, identified lack of...

By Mike Sherry for The Hale Center for Journalism, Aug. 8, 2014

LaShana McGee marvels at the exploits of her 4-year-old daughter around their neighborhood pool in Piper, Kan.

“She goes straight to the...