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KPR Web Operations Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:22
The NPR Two-Way blog will provide live coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. The live blog will include streaming video of the proceedings, with posts featuring highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents.
KPR Staff Mon, 03/20/2017 - 00:00

The President’s FY 18 budget proposes eliminating federal funding for public media. Our station relies on this essential federal seed money to provide you with the highest quality noncommercial programming and community services, as it is nearly 13 percent of our annual funding. If Kansas Public Radio has educated, informed or inspired you, please sign Protect My Public Media’s petition urging Congress to continue to fund public media at protectmypublicmedia.org.

Nick Carswell, of Carswell & Hope, and Ashley Davis prepare for their show at Liberty Hall on Thursday, March 16.
KPR Staff Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:20

Kansas Public Radio is proud to sponsor an evening of "Songs from Ireland," to celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2017 with Ashley Davis, Carswell & Hope and guests Cormac DeBarra, Katlyn Conroy and friends

KPR Staff Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00

West Side Folk is thrilled to announce that it will present a very special concert to benefit Kansas Public Radio, which recently receive

Brother Sun and John Gorka are featured performers in two upcoming benefit concerts for Kansas Public Radio.
KPR Staff Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00

West Side Folk is thrilled to announce that it will present two very special concerts to benefit Kansas Public Radio, which recently received a $100,000 budget cut that represents about 20 percent of the annual funding KPR receives from the University of Kansas. Brother Sun and John Gorka are playing for reduced fees to do their part to help KPR, and all profits from these concerts will go to KPR.

Tune in to KPR2 from 7-8 p.m., February 6-10, to listen to "In the Dark," the most comprehensive reporting on a case that inspired the national sex offender’s registry as well as the concept of “stranger danger.”
Kalie McAlexander Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Kidnapping cases are often complicated and tedious, but the case of Jacob Wetterling seemed like it should have been open and shut. Jacob was kidnapped in front of two of his friends one night in 1989 as they biked home on a dead-end street in St. Joseph, Minnesota. As law enforcement scrambled to find the boy and return him home, the town was ripped apart and the case seemed to go colder and colder.

KPR Web Operations Wed, 02/01/2017 - 17:03

NPR, WNYC, and NPR Member stations have collected Congressional responses to President Trump's Executive Order restricting travel to the United States. That order suspended new refugee admissions for 120 days and blocked travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries -- Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia -- for 90 days. Syrian refugees are banned indefinitely.

KPR Web Operations Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:00

The Kansas Public Radio App allows you to listen to KPR live, pause and rewind the live audio, and view the KPR program schedules.

KPR Staff Fri, 01/27/2017 - 09:30

The Retro Cocktail Hour's Cinema a Go-Go kicks off the new year with the all-star comedy epic It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963).

KPR's Stephen Koranda will moderate a panel discussion at Lawrence Public Library on the pros, cons and philosophy behind the Kansas tax experiment.
KPR Staff Wed, 01/25/2017 - 09:45

How does cutting taxes affect the well-being of our state’s budget? Kansas Public Radio’s Statehouse Bureau Chief Stephen Koranda will moderate a panel discussion, featuring Senator Laura Kelly and Dave Trabert, President of the Kansas Policy Institute, on the pros, cons and philosophy behind the Kansas tax experiment.

KPR Web Operations Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:34

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, expected at 11 am ET/8am PT on Wednesday.

KPR Web Operations Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:26

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating President Obama's farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, scheduled to begin at 9 pm ET/6pm ET. The team will be adding fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gives them. We'll be watching in particular for remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.

Tune in to KPR at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, for live coverage of the 2017 Kansas State of the State address.
KPR Staff Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:00

State government is facing a $350 million budget deficit, an amount that could double next year. What's the state of Kansas going to do about it? No one knows for sure.

KPR will air "Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" on Wednesday, December 21, at 7 p.m.
KPR Staff Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

The holidays are here! KPR celebrates with a number of specialty programs now through the New Year. See our list of specials and plan your life accordingly.

KPR Staff Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:00

Get ready for a cool Yule when KPR presents a Big Band Christmas, our holiday concert served up by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and special guest vocalists Kathleen Holeman and Ron Gutierrez.

KPR Web Operations Wed, 12/07/2016 - 15:36
NPR's popular fact-checking widget is back just in time for President-Elect Trump's victory tour speeches.
KPR Web Operations Tue, 11/08/2016 - 14:33
On November 8th, 2016, America decided who who would be the leader of the most powerful nation in human history. Here's how it went down.
KPR Staff Mon, 11/07/2016 - 00:00

We have several great ticket giveaways for November. Enter as many contests as you like. Winners will be drawn Tuesday morning, November 8, and notified by email. Good luck.

KPR Staff Mon, 10/17/2016 - 00:00

Halloween comes early to Cinema a Go-Go with a blood-dripped double feature guaranteed to produce screams...of disbelief.​

TICKETS TO THE VIP RECEPTION ARE SOLD OUT!
KPR Staff Mon, 10/10/2016 - 00:00

Kansas Public Radio is selling a limited number of tickets to a special meet-and-greet reception with This American Life creator and host Ira Glass.

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