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The record: Investigative reports about outbreaks of illnesses in Kansas such as flu, salmonella and norovirus.
Why you'd want them: To learn more about sicknesses due to foodborne illnesses and other health care concerns.
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Where you get the records: From the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's website, www.kdheks.gov/epi/outbreaks.htm.
How much it will cost: The information is free.