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Analysis: Kansas' Sedgwick County has 47th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Kansas' Sedgwick County was more than 4,400 in the third quarter of 2018, a 45-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Kansas ranks 20th best on property tax study

Kansas finished 20th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in Kansas

Central Christian College of Kansas, Cloud County Community College and Allen County Community College top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs in Kansas in 2016

15.7 percent of Fort Scott Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 15.7 percentage of Fort Scott Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Blue Valley Rec's Jim Hook Receives State Distinguished Service Award

Long-time Blue Valley Recreation Commission facilities manager, Jim Hook, recently earned the Kansas Recreation and Park Association's Distinguished Service Award. Hook has dedicated 32 years of service ensuring Blue Valley Recreation's facilities are safe, attractive and efficient.

23 percent of Independence Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 23 percentage of Independence Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

8.3 percent of Cowley County Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 8.3 percentage of Cowley County Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leawood Fire Department Asks for Public Input on 5 Year Strategic Plan

The Leawood Fire Department is internationally accredited with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International by the Center for Public Safety Excellence, earning this honor in August 2015.

Analysis:Kansas has 27th highest average credit card debt

Kansas finished 27th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

6 percent of Pittsburg State University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 6 percentage of Pittsburg State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: Kansas ranks 31st best in sales tax study

Kansas finished 31st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: 3 Kansas medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Three Kansas medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

7.1 percent of Seward County Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 7.1 percentage of Seward County Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

40.5 percent of Hesston College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 40.5 percentage of Hesston College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

30.5 percent of Central Christian College of Kansas students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 30.5 percentage of Central Christian College of Kansas students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

3.8 percent of Fort Hays State University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 3.8 percentage of Fort Hays State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

45.7 percent of Bethel College-North Newton students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 45.7 percentage of Bethel College-North Newton students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: McPherson College ranked most selective of Kansas schools

McPherson College was ranked the most exclusive school in Kansas, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

24.2 percent of Southwestern College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 24.2 percentage of Southwestern College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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