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Harvest Public Media Monday, October 16th

Bayer A-G has sold part of its agribusiness to BASF as part of an effort to win regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Monsanto.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, October 16th

Topeka police are investigating an unusually high number of homicides. There have been more than 25 so far this year. That's a marked increase from 2014 when there were seven. 

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Stephen Koranda Monday, October 16th

The deadline to update voter registrations is Tuesday.

Going into Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs were the only unbeaten team in the NFL. (Photo: Greg Echlin)
Greg Echlin Monday, October 16th

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended KC’s winning streak beating the Chiefs, 19-13 on Sunday. 

Associated Press Saturday, October 14th

Here's a summary of Kansas news from the Associated Press.

KPR Staff Saturday, October 14th

The Border War is back on...sort of.  The University of Kansas men's basketball team will play Missouri on October 22nd at Kansas City's Sprint Center.  If sold out, the charity game could raise about $1 million for hurricane relief efforts. 

The Environmental Protection Agency has set new restrictions on the weed killer dicamba.  (Kristofor Husted / Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Friday, October 13th

The EPA has announced new regulations for the weed killer dicamba, which has been blamed for damage to millions of acres of crops.

Phyllis Gilmore, secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, taking questions from state lawmakers.  (File Photo / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 13th

The secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, Phyllis Gilmore, has come under fire from state lawmakers, as the agency tries to cope with problems in the state foster care system.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, October 13th

Kansas State University says severe weather, not vandalism, is to blame for damage to a temporary outdoor hut built between two residence halls for the Jewish harvest festival Sukkot. 

The match is set for 3:25 Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Greg Echlin Friday, October 13th

Sunday’s game will be the first time the Chiefs have faced the Pittsburgh Steelers since an 18-16 loss ended Kansas City’s season in 2016.

Old Glory, also known as Stars and Stripes or simply just the American flag. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Thursday, October 12th

Next month, Lawrence will hold its first Veterans Day parade in nearly 50 years.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Thursday, October 12th

Kansas officials are still trying to cope with the fallout from the revelation that more than 70 children are currently missing from the state's privatized foster care system.  That story and more headlines can be found here.

Kansas Jayhawks volleyball coach Ray Bechard. (Photo:KU Athletics)
Greg Echlin Thursday, October 12th

KU is tied for second place in the Big 12 with Baylor University.  

Laura Lorson Wednesday, October 11th

The Midwestern Chicana Symposium on Art and Resistance in the Age of Extremism will take place on Thursday and Friday at the Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka.

KCUR Radio Wednesday, October 11th

Kansas City Mayor Sly James has gone online, trying to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in his town. 

Claudette Humphrey speaking to the committee Wednesday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 11th

Lawmakers could still take up the issue during the 2018 legislative session.

Welcome to Kansas sign (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 11th

Some candidates for Kansas governor say state government has become increasingly dysfunctional. They point to revenue shortfalls, prison riots, cancelled highway projects and long-simmering disputes over school funding and the state’s privatized foster care system as proof that Kansas needs new leadership.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 11th

The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) has lost track of more than 70 foster children in its care. While the agency tries to do damage control, some lawmakers say they've lost confidence in the agency and its secretary, Phyllis Gilmore.

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, October 11th

Communities have a week left to make a pitch to Amazon for the company's second headquarters.

 Lou Nelms, a retired biologist, stands next to an oak tree in Atlanta, Illinois, that may have been damaged by herbicide drift.  (Photo by Darrell Hoemann / The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting)
Harvest Public Media Wednesday, October 11th

At least three states — Iowa, Illinois and Tennessee — are reporting possible dicamba damage on oak trees. Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources says it’s received upwards of 1,000 complaints about pesticide damage to oaks.

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