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While we were not able to distribute our beautiful new 2020 KPR Membership Mug at the Ice Cream Social this year, we want to get them out of KPR and into your hands! KPR is planning three Drive-Thru events for members to get their mugs. We will be hosting these events every other Saturday in October from 9 a.m. to Noon. The event will take place in Lawrence at the Dole Institute of Politics on October 3, Overland Park at the Johnson County Community College Calsen Center on October 17, and Topeka at Grace Cathedral Church on October 31.

Virtual Cinema a Go-Go brings a night of film noir films to your computer screens! Join us on Friday, September 25, at 7 p.m., for Jail Bait (1954) and Five Minutes to Live (1961).

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

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

Republican congressional candidate Amanda Adkins attended an August 27 rally outside the Blue Valley School district headquarters. (Photo courtesy of Amanda Adkins for Congress Campaign)

Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Republican challenger Amanda Adkins differ in how they would respond to the economic and health effects of the coronavirus.

On this edition of Conversations, Bina Venkataraman talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Optimists Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age.” Venkataraman is the editorial page editor of The Boston Globe. Before joining the Globe, she served as a senior adviser for climate change innovation in the Obama White House and was the director of global policy initiatives at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

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

Kansas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Bollier spoke recently at an outdoor rally in Lenexa. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)

The candidates for the open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas disagree on a range of issues from taxes and trade to immigration. This is the first in a series of stories from the Kansas News Service examining the Senate candidates and the issues.

On this edition of Conversations, Brian Freeman talks with host Dan Skinner about "The Bourne Evolution." Freeman is a bestselling and award-winning author of more than 20 novels, including the “Jonathan Stride” and “Frost Easton” series. The Ludlum Estate chose Brian Freeman as the author to continue Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series beginning with this reboot of the character. 

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