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Stories from Kansas Public Radio

Fort Riley army base in northeast Kansas

A soldier statiooned at Fort Riley has been charged with distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. 

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

On this edition of Conversations, Stephen Bridenstine, Curator of Education for the Flint Hills Discover Center in Manhattan, talks about the history and mission of the center, as well as the exhibits and activities you can find there.

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

An overview of Kansas earthquakes, 1867-2018 (Image credit: Kansas Geological Survey)

Two earthquakes were recorded early Saturday near the Kansas-Oklahoma border. 

It's Part Two of our annual Kansas Notable Books show, featuring interviews with the authors of the best new books by Kansans or about Kansas.

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

Listen to KPR starting next week for your chance to give back! We'll have special programming designed to inform you on just how you can help us reach our goal. KPR is almost entirely dependent on listener support. It's listeners like you that make it possible for us to stay on the air. Thank you!

Carlos Urquilla-Diaz takes down a sign after a news conference at the Kansas Statehouse on Wednesday. He's a partnership specialist with the U.S. Census and is traveling the state to talk about the importance of the count. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Some officials worry Kansas Latinos may not be fully counted.

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