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KPR is eagerly planning the Retro Cocktail Hour 25th Anniversary Concert featuring the Waitiki 7, and we could use your help!

On this edition of Conversations, Anne B. Gass talks with host Dan Skinner about "We Demand: The Suffrage Road Trip.” Gass is an independent historian, activist, and author, who speaks frequently on the topic of suffrage and women's rights history. She serves on Maine's Permanent Commission on the Status of Women.

 

Parents challenging the Shawnee Mission School District's mask mandate have taken their case to the Kansas Supreme Court. (Photo by Suzanne Perez, Kansas News Service)

The suit started with a fight over masks in some Johnson County schools, but a controversial law limiting government COVID-19 response is hanging in the balance.
 

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. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today!

Just in time for Halloween! On this edition of Conversations, Erika Engelhaupt talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic’s “Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science.” Engelhaupt began her career as a scientist and has spent more than a decade writing and editing for top science publications, including “National Geographic,” “Science News” and NPR.

Kansas State Senator Gene Suellentrop in Shawnee County District Court for his plea hearing. (Photo by Blaise Mesa, Kansas News Service)

Republican state Senator Gene Suellentrop was sentenced for two misdemeanors and avoids a felony conviction for charges of drunk driving, going the wrong way on I-70, and evading police.

 

A center pivot device irrigates a corn field in Kansas. (Photo by Chris Neal, Kansas News Service)

A new-found link between increasing heat and drought means climate change-related impacts to Kansas crops could be double what was expected.
 

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. This news summary is made possible by KPR listener-members. Become one today!

Social Media. How much is too much? On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Brian Primack talks with host Dan Skinner about “You Are What You Click: How Being Selective, Positive, and Creative Can Transform Your Social Media Experience.” Dr. Primack is internationally known for his research into the complex interrelationships between media, technology and health.

Kansas veteran David Tangeman and Army buddies, Vietnam

Public TV stations across the country will tell the story of the men and women who served in the U.S. military in a new documentary premiering this week, American Veteran. We explore the experiences of 12 Kansas veterans in this encore presentation of Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War.

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