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How are YOU coping with the COVID pandemic? Whether you’re sheltering at home or an essential worker, Kansas Public Radio wants to hear from you! KPR is collecting your self-recorded stories of living through this challenging time, in partnership with the Kansas Historical Society, the Watkins Museum, the Lawrence Arts Center and the Lawrence Public Library.

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

On this edition of Conversations, Alka Joshi talks with host Dan Skinner about her debut novel, “The Henna Artist.” Set in 1950s India, it tells the story of a woman who flees an arranged marriage to start a new life.

Gov. Kelly speaking at a media briefing last month. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)

Kansas Governor Kelly has vetoed a coronavirus response bill passed by lawmakers and is calling the Legislature back into special session.

The coronavirus pandemic halted the economic development plans of many Kansas communities this year.

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

Blood supplies are running dangerously low in eastern Kansas and western Missouri, according to the Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City. Residents of both states are urged to donate blood so area hospitals have a steady supply.

KPR has put together this handy one-stop spot to help you get the information you need during the coronavirus crisis.

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


On this edition of Conversations, Thomas M. Kostigen talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest book, “Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future.” Kostigen is an award-winning author and journalist. His previous nonfiction books include “The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time” and “You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Link Between What We Do and What That Does to Our...

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