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Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer.
Stephen Koranda Monday, August 7th

Selzer is joining an already crowded field of candidates.

Doniphan County, in extreme northeastern Kansas, is celebrating the total solar eclipse with events and activities on Sunday, August 20, and Monday, August 21 (day of eclipse).
Ron Wilson Monday, August 7th

Where will you be on August 21? Thousands - and perhaps tens of thousands - of people are expected to converge on extreme northeast Kansas to witness a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this month. Guest Commentator Ron Wilson talks about the solar eclipse on August 21, and the Doniphan County woman who's trying to make the most of of it for her community.

Here's what's happening.
Associated Press Monday, August 7th

Take a look at the latest Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, as prepared for you by KPR news staffers.

El Dorado state prison (Photo from Kansas Department of Corrections)
Kansas News Service Monday, August 7th

Are state prisons in Kansas facing a safety crisis?  Some lawmakers things so.  And they say immediate action is necessary to fix the problem.

Photo courtesy of KU's Dole Institute of Politics
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, August 6th

This week on KPR Presents: the annual "Politics and Journalism" lecture at the University of Kansas Dole Institute of Politics, featuring Gordon Smith, president of the National Association of Broadcasters and former U.S. senator (R-Oregon).

Associated Press Saturday, August 5th

Here's a summary of Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Kansas News Service Friday, August 4th

The head of the KU Cancer Center says it typically takes 10 or 15 years to attain "comprehensive" status.   

JBS USA is selling its cattle feeding operations in the U.S., which have a capacity of nearly 1 million head of cattle. (Photo: Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Friday, August 4th

Brazil-based meatpacking giant JBS has been embroiled in scandal for much of 2017.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, August 4th

The state of K​ansas has unveiled a new driver's license design meant to comply with the "Real ID" federal identification requirements for airport security purposes.  

Jim McLean Thursday, August 3rd

Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood briefed lawmakers on staffing shortages at the state’s prisons.

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