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News from around the region...mostly compiled by the Associated Press and the KPR Newsroom
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 10:28

These are the latest headlines from KPR and the Associated Press. 

Vintage poster for the Santa Fe Railroad's Chief line. Amtrak's Southwest Chief, which runs through Kansas, pays homage to the Santa Fe Railroad's roots in the Midwest and West.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:40

Kansas could soon lose its Amtrak service, which runs from Kansas City through Dodge City and all the way to Los Angeles.

Menacing storm clouds gather above Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:39

Information from FEMA indicates there have been more disasters in Kansas in recent years.  But is severe weather actually more common in Kansas or are we just doing a better job documenting such events? 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:32

Two people have been hospitalized after a car travelling down the Oakland Expressway bridge exploded in Topeka Sunday morning. 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 00:00

Have we lost the battle against climate change? Why do we rationalize doing nothing in the face of scientific evidence about climate change?   Dr. Dale Jamieson talks about the morality of inaction, from his recent talk at Washburn University.

The Shawnee County Courthouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 00:00

The judge found that the Kansas Constitution protects abortion rights, which is something courts in Kansas have not previously found.

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:49

Concerns about the U.S. winter wheat crop and the effect of El Nino in other wheat-producing nations have sparked a recent run up in wheat prices.

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 09:55

Here are the latest headlines from the Associated Press.

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Friday, July 3, 2015 - 14:11

High water and flooding have taken a toll on Kansas state parks, but workers say they're ready for holiday visitors. 

Here's a summary of the day's AP news headlines for our area, mostly Kansas.
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 11:24

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled here by the KPR News Team.

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