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#mykpr #fortheloveofkpr #kansaspublicradio #lfk #unmistakablylawrence #downtownlawrence @downtownlawrenceks We’re packing up a ton of KPR swag to give away tomorrow at the Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale. Drop by our table in front of @aumarcheks for your chance to win. See you there! @downtownlawrenceks Come see us at the @downtownlawrenceks 60th Annual Sidewalk Sale TOMORROW! We will be outside of @aumarcheks until 2 PM. So, come give our prize wheel a whirl and check out the great deals in Downtown Lawrence!
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Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Q: This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, when America landed two astronauts on the moon. Before sending men into space, NASA sent animals. The first NASA monkeys to survive the flight into space were named Able and Baker, or... Miss Able and Miss Baker. Where did the rhesus monkey named Able live before blasting off into space?

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Oklahoma (Photo by Mike Fuhr, The Nature Conservancy)

Are phrases like "the Great Plains" and "the Midwest" interchangeable? Guest Commentator Julene Bair, who grew up in western Kansas, says no!  She also tells us why that matters when it comes to growing crops.

These are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

The Power of Sports

On this edition of Conversations, Michael Serazio talks about The Power of Sports: Media and Spectacle in American Culture. Serazio is an award-winning former journalist who has written for the Washington Post and the Atlantic.

Here are the headlines for our area, mostly from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Keri Wing is the reigning Kansas pinball champion. She also recently won the women's world championship. (Image credit: Kyle Palmer/KCUR)

Keri Wing is the reigning Kansas state pinball champion...and in March, she won the women's world championship. But now she's aiming even higher.

Here are the headlines for our area, mostly from the AP, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

 

The Rosie Result

On this edition of Conversations, Graeme Simsion talks about the third and final book in the Don Tillman series, The Rosie Result. Simsion is an Australian author and screen writer. His previous novels, The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, were international best sellers. The character, Don Tillman, identifies as autistic.

Here are the AP headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

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