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Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, shot and wounded three suspects in a vehicle after one of the suspects raised a firearm at police.     

Inside Allen Fieldhouse (Photo by University of Kansas)
Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Kansas Athletics is now offering a lottery system for 20 free tickets for every men's basketball game for low-income, first-generation students and Pell Grant recipients.  

Protesters gather in downtown Wichita to demonstrate against a proposed Tyson facility in Sedgwick County. (Photo credit: Nadya Faulx, KMUW Radio)
KMUW Radio Monday, November 20th

Opponents of the proposed facility say Tyson will be a burden on the area’s water supply, and point to the company’s record of environmental violations. 

Associated Press Monday, November 20th

Overcrowding is a problem in the Manhattan-Ogden School District.  Consultants say it would cost more than $100 million to address the issue. 

An American Farm Bureau Federation survey found that an average Thanksgiving dinner this year will cost about 75 cents less than last year.
Harvest Public Media Monday, November 20th

The cheaper holiday meal is largely due to a surplus of frozen turkeys.The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts farmers will produce more than 6 billion pounds of turkey this year. That’s 10 million more than in 2016.

Bill Lacy and Joseph Westphal (photo by Kaye McIntyre)
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, November 19th

November 19, 2017: political instability in Saudi Arabia, the role of diplomacy, and the future of the Middle East, with former U.S. ambassador Joseph Westphal.

Associated Press Saturday, November 18th

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

Harvest Public Media Friday, November 17th

Increases in prescription medication abuse and a rise in heroin overdose deaths have led to higher mortality rates in rural working-age adults

Here's what's happening.
Associated Press Friday, November 17th

Check out these Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by the crack KPR news team.

Tennis pro and Blue Valley North High School alumnus Jack Sock (File photo)
Greg Echlin Friday, November 17th

Tennis pro and Kansas City area native Jack Sock continues to do well at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.  


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