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It's that time of year again and Kansas Public Radio is ready to host our 3rd Annual KPR Mug Design Contest! Kansas Public Radio is looking for your unique design to place on the 2021 KPR Membership Coffee Mug.

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

Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry regiment, circa 1898. (Photo courtesy of the Black Archives of Mid-America)

Kansans take pride in their free state history, but that doesn't mean horrific acts of racial violence never occurred in the region. The history of racism in western Kansas can still be felt today.

Here are the headines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

On this edition of Conversations, Ross Benes talks with host Dan Skinner about "Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold." The book is published by the University Press of Kansas. Benes is an award-winning author who has written for multiple publications, including "The Nation," "New York" magazine, "Rolling Stone," "Slate," and "The Wall Street Journal," just to name a few.

Thunderstorms, tornadoes, damaging winds -- are you ready for springtime weather in Kansas? March 1-5 marks Severe Weather Awareness; we'll hear from Chad Omitt of the National Weather Service with tips on how to stay safe this spring.

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

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

Wintertime at the Max Kade Center, adjacent to Kansas Public Radio, at the University of Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)

By late February, many Kansans have grown tired of winter, the bitter cold and all that comes with it. Of course, not everyone agrees with that sentiment. KPR News Director J. Schafer is one of them.

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

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