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A small sampling of some of the audio equipment from the 2016 edition of For Your Ears Only. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Audio-Reader's big audio sale -- For Your Ears Only -- begins Friday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The 17th annual benefit features thousands of vinyl records, CDs, musical instruments and all kinds of audio equipment. Proceeds from the two-day sale benefit Audio-Reader, the radio reading service for blind and vision-impaired, which recently lost most of its funding from the University of...

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J. Schafer Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

KPR is your window to the world. Thanks for keeping us turned on at home, work or on the go.

Associated Press Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

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Racquel Stucky is a family medicine physician in Finney County who specializes in preventative medicine. (Photo by Corrine Boyer, High Plains Public Radio / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

In 2017, data from the group Kansas Health Matters showed Finney County in southwest Kansas with the second highest rate of STDs in the state behind Wyandotte County. Finney County health officials say increasing drug abuse and sex trafficking are among the root causes behind the spike in gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia and HIV cases.

Associated Press Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

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Kansas Republican Senator Pat Roberts is not running for reelection.  Plenty of people would like to take his place.  (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
KPR Staff Monday, September 9th, 2019

Candidates have been lining up for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas. 

Associated Press Monday, September 9th, 2019

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Associated Press Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Associated Press Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

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Associated Press Friday, September 6th, 2019

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Dale Younker, a farmer and a soil health specialist with the federal Natural Resrouces Conservation Division, demonstrates how water infiltrates plowed, unplowed and covered soils at the Finney County Fairgrounds. (photo credit: Corinne Boyer / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, September 6th, 2019

The Kansas Water Office's Water Technology Farms program is helping keep more water in the Ogallala Aquifer.  

Associated Press Thursday, September 5th, 2019

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Soybean crop, south of Wamego, Kansas (File photo by J. Schafer)
Staff and Wire ... Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Soybean crops in Reno and Segdwick counties have likely been affected by sudden death syndrome, according to crop researchers at Kansas State University.

(Image by Crysta Henthorne / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Could Kansas play a role in slowing climate change? Some researchers are studying whether the state could be a handy place to bury the carbon dioxide that’s making Earth’s atmosphere work like a greenhouse. What might it take to make Kansas a bulwark for the environment? Listen to this report from the Kansas News Service.

Associated Press Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

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Kansas Treasurer Jake LaTurner is leaving the U.S. Senate race to challenge the 2nd Congressional District incumbent Steve Watkins. (Photo by Jim McLean)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

State Treasurer Jake LaTurner will take on GOP Congressman Steve Watkins in a Republican primary next year.

Associated Press Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Kansas child welfare officials say they received repeated reports about a Wichita toddler before he was found dead in a motel of a methadone overdose in the latest high-profile tragedy involving the agency responsible for overseeing young children.

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Associated Press Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Kansas saw a slight uptick in tax collections for the month of August, collecting $3 million more than anticipated.

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Associated Press Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Economic growth in Kansas appeared to be slipping slightly in August. Here's a look at state-by-state business conditions in the Midwest, as compiled by Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss.

Associated Press Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

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