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Dale Cushinberry (left) talks to former student, J.B. Bauersfeld, about his experience growing up in Topeka in the shadow of segregation.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 01:30

Since early February, we've been sharing stories about growing up in Topeka, in the shadow of segregation. As part of the 60th anniversary of "Brown versus the Topeka Board of Education," the Kansas Humanities Council sponsored a local StoryCorps project last year, to record the memories of area residents. Today, we hear from ...

The Topeka residents took part in a StoryCorps project last year, marking the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board.  The project was...

Photo by J. Schafer
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 16:28

A state panel has lowered the projection for state tax collections. Officials now predict the state will collect $187 million less in taxes through June 2016 than they had previously expected. Governor Brownback is expected to release an updated budget plan later this week.

Three of the suspects charged with killing Jon Bieker of Shawnee, Kansas. From left: Hakeem W. Malik, Londro E. Patterson III, and Nicquan K. Midgyett (Image credit: Johnson County Sheriff's Office)
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 15:17

The suspects were already facing first-degree felony murder charges. 

Sunlight hits the shiny, new copper dome on top of the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:44

The president of Kansas State University says they're bracing for what could be the largest budget cut in school history.

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:35

Voters in study more interested in winning than in issues.

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:21

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 00:00

The Concensus Revenue Estimating Group will compile a new projection for Kansas tax collections.

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 00:00

This week on KPR Presents: what parents and teens really need to know about sex education. Dr. Wes Crenshaw talks about why it's so important to teach young people to be "sex-positive." We'll also hear from KU Med Center's Dr. William Reed, pioneering heart surgeon and author of Pulse of Hope.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:52

The latest Kansas news from the Associated Press can be found here.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 12:26

Check here for the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

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