Kansas News

Fine proposed for eastern Kansas nuclear plant

Federal regulators have proposed fining the nuclear power plant in eastern Kansas over what regulators say was retaliation against an employee reporting a possible safety issue.    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday that it found the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation violated federal regulations and proposed a fined of $232,000

Kansas judge considers blocking telemedicine abortion ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A state court judge is considering whether to block Kansas from enforcing a ban on telemedicine abortions that are to start in January.With telemedicine abortions, women in rural areas are allowed to get abortion pills without an in-office consultation in a city clinic.On Friday, Judge Franklin Theis will hear an abortion rights group's request to stop the law.