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Despite the number of cases increasing daily, state health officials say the spreading of the COVID-19 is actually peaking and headed toward a decline with the number of hospitalizations and deaths stabilizing.

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As National Missing Children’s Day is observed on Monday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is reminding Kansas parents to talk to their children about ways to stay safe.

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Are you a farmer or rancher whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide direct relief to producers who have suffered losses during the 2020 marketing year due to COVID-19.

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The Atchison Elementary School second graders and teachers took part in a parade to celebrate the class graduation Tuesday evening.

(Editor's Note: On Tuesday afternoon, shortly before press time, Gov. Laura Kelly announced she would allow the state to move into Phase 2 as of Friday, May 22. This could move up the phases a week.)

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The decision was made at a highly-anticipated meeting of the Hiawatha City Commission Monday night to formally close the pool for the entire summer and ban organized baseball games at city-owned fields.

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly will sign Executive Order 20-34, which moves Kansas into Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.” Phase 2, effective Friday, May 22, will be modified to include data-driven restrictions necessary to prevent community transmission of COVID-19.