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J. Schafer Monday, July 29th, 2019

Summer is a great time to tour the Kansas Statehouse, in part because it's far less crowded and busy.

Associated Press Monday, July 29th, 2019

These are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the AP, as compiled by KPR staffers.

Angela Andreson Smart, vice president of the Hall Family Foundation, has been working for years to end the Missouri-Kansas economic border war. (Photo by Frank Morris / KCUR Radio)
KCUR Radio Monday, July 29th, 2019

Earlier this year, Missouri lawmakers voted to freeze the use of state income tax incentives in the Kansas City area and Kansas Governor Laura Kelly appears to be on track to do the same.

Associated Press Sunday, July 28th, 2019

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

Associated Press Saturday, July 27th, 2019

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

Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, outside Kansas Public Radio in Lawrence. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Friday, July 26th, 2019

Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss says he'll step down from the bench in December.

Associated Press Friday, July 26th, 2019

Here are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR staffers.

Associated Press Thursday, July 25th, 2019

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

Senate President Wagle on the chamber floor earlier this year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Wagle is jumping into the race to replace Senator Pat Roberts.

Cattle graze on a cover crop mixture of peas, oats, barely, rapeseed and flaxseed on Jay Young's farm. (Photo by Della Rambo)
High Plains Pub... Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

A North Dakota farmer championed the idea of cover crops — plants that would be considered weeds in many other contexts — as robust plants for his cattle to graze on. A federal farm program now offers farmers in 67 flooded Kansas counties from $30 to $45 an acre to put down such cover crops.

Associated Press Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

A criminal justice reform group that launched this week has brought together Democratic and Republican governors, a Black Lives Matter organizer and an executive from Kansas-based Koch Industries in an unlikely collaboration focusing on finding solutions to problems like racial disparity and the effects of a 1994 crime bill in policing and prisons.

Associated Press Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Here are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the AP, as prepared by KPR news staffers.

Goal post (Photo by Stephan Bisaha / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Community college football teams in Kansas are showing up in national championship games and your Netflix queue. Butler Coach Tim Shaffner says big changes started coming after the league opened the way for more top talent from out of state. The Kansas News Service takes a look at how community college football in Kansas became the center of attention and scandals.

Statue of Jesus in a Kansas Catholic church (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says agents have opened 74 investigations in 33 Kansas counties into alleged sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy. 

Associated Press Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

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

Associated Press Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Here are the area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Tank on display at Fort Riley (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Fort Riley officials say a full-scale exercise is scheduled for Wednesday at the northeast Kansas army base. During the day, area residents, employees and community members should be aware there may be an increase in emergency response vehicle activity and loudspeaker announcements.

Harvest Public Media Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Before landing on your plate, fish and seafood ate a high-protein diet. And farmers in the Midwest grow a lot of protein... like corn and soybeans. But entrepreneurs who are trying to raise fish and shrimp in the central U.S. aren’t using those local soybeans. Find out why in this report from Harvest Public Media.

Associated Press Sunday, July 21st, 2019

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

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Associated Press Saturday, July 20th, 2019

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

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