LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Samantha Fish returns to Kansas City with a new band and a new sound.

The latest release from Kansas City's Samantha Fish is an album of soul and R&B songs from the 1950s and '60s.

Here's what we know so far.

Check out this summary of what's been happening in Kansas.  These news headlines from the Associated Press have been hand-picked by KPR news staffers, just for you.  Feel free to scroll through them. No ads. No games. Just news.

Dr. Doug Girod speaking at a meeting of the Board of Regents in Lawrence. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Girod has been head of the KU Medical Center.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The bill, which now heads to the Kansas Senate, would increase school funding by $280 million over two years. 

The Kansas House has given first round approval to a plan to fund public schools.  But critics don't think the plan includes enough money to satisfy a court order to adequately fund K-12 education.

It will be a weird weekend in Lawrence. The Busker Fest is back for its 10th year.

Sword swallowers, break dancing, aerial artists, musicians, poets, rubber chicken tricks and much more.  All for free. It can only be the Lawrence Busker Festival.

Here's what's happening in our area, according to staff and wire reports.

Find out what's happening across Kansas with this handy summary of news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by highly-trained KPR news staffers.

The Kansas House chamber during the debate. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

The plan is set for another vote in the chamber Thursday.

The president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City says the company's losses in the federal health care exchanges were "unsustainable." 

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

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)