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These area headlines are curated by KPR news staffers, including J. Schafer, Laura Lorson, Kaye McIntyre, and Tom Parkinson.  Our headlines are generally posted by 10am weekdays, 11am weekends.  This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today!
 

This week on Film Music Friday we're hearing music from movies ABOUT movies, including themes from Sunset Boulevard, The Bad and the Beautiful, Singin' in the Rain, 8 1/2, Cinema Paradiso and more.

These area headlines are curated by KPR news staffers, including J. Schafer, Laura Lorson, Kaye McIntyre, and Tom Parkinson. Our headlines are generally posted by 10 am weekdays, 11 am weekends. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today

On this edition of Conversations, Cassidy Puckett talks with host Dan Skinner about “Redefining Geek: Bias and the Five Hidden Habits of Tech-Savvy Teens.” Puckett is assistant professor of sociology at Emory University.

Former Democratic lawmaker Jennifer Day canvasses in Prairie Village to encourage voters to reject a constitutional amendment that would open the door for bans on abortion in Kansas. (Photo by Dylan Lysen, Kansas News Service)

After a leaked U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would overturn the landmark case that promised women the right to abortion, an August vote to amend the Kansas Constitution over abortion has taken on heightened importance.
 

These area headlines are curated by KPR news staffers, including J. Schafer, Laura Lorson, Kaye McIntyre, and Tom Parkinson. Our headlines are generally posted by 10 am weekdays, 11 am weekends. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary talks with host Dan Skinner about “Future Tense: Why Anxiety is Good For You (Even Though It Feels Bad).” Dennis-Tiwary is a professor of psychology and neuroscience. She is also Director of the Emotional Regulation Lab and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Health Technology at Hunter College.  

 

Caretaker Linda Clover has helped countless travelers add their own piece of twine to the World's Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City over the past two decades. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)

For small towns with dwindling populations and shrinking tax bases, luring travelers to stop and spend a few dollars is a matter of community survival. Some turn to quirky roadside tourist attractions. And the community pride these offbeat sites generate can be just as valuable as the money they bring in.
 

These area headlines are curated by KPR news staffers, including J. Schafer, Laura Lorson, Kaye McIntyre, and Tom Parkinson. Our headlines are generally posted by 10 am weekdays, 11 am weekends. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today

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