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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 10 am weekdays, 11 am weekends. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today
 

Walmart argued to the Kansas Supreme Court that Johnson County overtaxed its 11 properties in 2016 and 2017. (Photo by Lynn Horsley, KCUR 89.3)

In a unanimous decision, the court ruled the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals wrongly found Johnson County overtaxed Walmart's 11 properties there by tens of millions of dollars.
 

With the Fourth of July upon us, it seems like a good time to feature music from patriotic films.  This week we'll hear music from Captain America, Independence Day, Air Force One, Patton, Glory 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. And follow KPR News on Twitter.

Lamonte McIntyre hugs his attorney, Cheryl Pilate, on October 13, 2017, in Wyandotte County District Court after he was exonerated of a double homicide and released from prison. (Photo from KCUR)

Lamonte McIntyre, of Kansas City, Kansas, was wrongfully imprisoned for more 24 years for a double homicide he didn’t commit.

 

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Meg Lowman talks with host Dan Skinner about the National Geographic Kids “Almanac 2023” and the 2023 Almanac Challenge: Me as a Tree. Lowman pioneered...

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There is only one COVID-19 case in Lansing, the prison where a majority of inmates are headed. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)

Inmates at prisons in Oswego are headed to other facilities in Kansas, mostly the Lansing Correctional Facility.
 

The agreement in Wyandotte County District Court comes after the child was sexually assaulted in 2018 while unsupervised. (Photo by Carlos Moreno / KCUR)

A Kansas foster child was sexually assaulted while left unattended in 2018. Now, the state and its private contractor are settling in court.

Happy Independence Day! Looking for something patriotic to do? Donate blood!  Visit: savealifenow.org or call: (877) 468-6844.

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