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Here are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the AP, as compiled by KPR staffers.
Associated Press Friday, July 5th, 2019

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

Here are the news headlines for our area, mostly from the AP, as compiled by KPR staffers.
Associated Press Thursday, July 4th, 2019

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

Restored NASA consoles at the Apollo mission control room at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The screens are displaying, from left, spacecraft telemetry data, the position of astronauts in relation to Lunar Lander while on the moon the position of astronauts in relation to Lunar Lander while on the moon and the position of the Command Module as it orbits the moon. (AP Photo / Michael Wyke)
Associated Press Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

NASA's Apollo-era Mission Control center has been restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men landed on the moon. Spaceworks, a division of the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, restored the NASA consoles to the way they looked 50 years ago, during the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

Associated Press Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

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U.S. Representative Roger Marshall (R), KS 1st District
Associated Press Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Roger Marshall, who represents the Kansas 1st District, traveled to Texas as a member of the "Doc Caucus," a group of Republican doctors in Congress. 

P.J. Sneed checks on some of his hemp plants waiting to be planted at his farm in Plevna, Kansas. (Photo by Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Hemp production was banned in the U.S. in 1937. The crop made a comeback during WW II, when farmers in Kansas and other states cultivated the plant, which was used to make rope and other supplies for the war effort. After the war, growing the crop became illegal again. But now, Kansas is back in the hemp-growing business. Unfortunately, this year's crop has been hard hit by heavy rains.

Associated Press Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

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

Kansas wants students to get vaccines against measles, polio and more, but many remain under-vaccinated.  (Photo by Chris Neal for the Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, July 1st, 2019

Kansas requires kids to get vaccines against measles and other illnesses to go to school. But many go without some of their shots anyway. Public health experts say the gap that creates in our herd immunity is mostly not about the anti-vaccination movement. In this report, we hear that the reasons are varied and sometimes counterintuitive.

Associated Press Monday, July 1st, 2019

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

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 30th, 2019

How do you convey complex ideas about science...on the radio? NPR science correspondent Joe Palca spoke at Kansas State University's Science Communication Week.

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