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Douglas County and Lawrence city officials want more state regulatory changes amid an energy company’s plans to dump wastewater near Eudora. 

It's all about sustainability at this weekend's Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka.  More than 150 speakers are taking part in the two-day event at the Kansas Expocentre.  KPR spoke to one of them: Shawna Coronado, an organic gardener and author of six books.

Snow Hall, on Jayhawk Blvd. (Photo by J. Schafer)

Students at the University of Kansas pass by Snow Hall all the time, but few have any idea about the man for whom the building is named. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

The third person arrested in the fatal shooting of three people in downtown Lawrence has been ordered extradited to Douglas County from Kansas City, Missouri. 

The Kansas City Chiefs now have back-to-back losses after losing 31-30 Thursday night at the Oakland Coliseum. (Photo: Greg Echlin, Kansas Public Radio)

The Raiders scored the winning touchdown in the final seconds of the game with no time remaining on the clock.  

According to new research, nearly half of all Kansas children have experienced some form of trauma.

The forum took place at Lawrence Free State High School. (Photo by Jim McLean / Kansas News Service)

Because there's no constitutional age requirement, a number of Kansas teenagers are now running for Kansas governor.  Today (THUR), they spoke to other high school students at a forum in Lawrence.  
 

 Last week, Kansas City Mayor Sly James unveiled a quirky campaign to attract Amazon's attention by reviewing products with a Kansas City twist. On Thursday, the city submitted its official proposal for the retailer's second headquarters.

Kansas City has delivered its proposal to Amazon, in hopes that the company will choose to build its new headquarters in the Kansas City area.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

Police have arrested a third person in relation to the October 1st shooting of five people in downtown Lawrence. Three of the victims died in the incident. A 20-year-old man has been charged with first degree murder.

Researchers recently unlocked the genetic code of the plant to help locate the specific genes that control self-pollination. (Photo by Amy Mayer, Harvest Public Media)

Sunflowers are a global commodity crop and the demand is growing. Researchers say genome mapping is likely to create better hybrid seeds.
 

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