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What earthquake risks will 2017 bring?

The risk of a large earthquake striking Oklahoma next year has decreased but remains more than 50 times higher than it would be without wastewater injections from the oil industry, a new study says.

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Democratic leader calls for action by Brownback on DCF

The top Democrat in the Kansas House is calling for action from Gov. Sam Brownback after it was reported that the Kansas Department for Children and Families had a backlog in processing neglect reports earlier this year due to a staffing shortage. The agency, which handles child welfare, has denied that the reported backlog took place despite the fact that the use of that term originated from an internal agency e-mail.