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Kansas Public Radio has the perfect gift for your public radio loving family members this holiday season. For just one day only, November 25, from 8:30-5 p.m., you can call Bobbi and order a KPR T-shirt. T-shirts are $25 with shipping and handling. 
Give Bobbi a call November 25 at 785-864-7853 to purchase your KPR T-shirt. We hope you love them as much as we do! #mykpr #kansaspublicradio Host Cordelia Brown refers to them as “the Beatles of classical music.” Countertenors Patrick Dunachie and Edward Button dropped in the studio in advance of their evening performance tonight at @liedcenterks with The King's Singers. The show is at 7:30, so head on over to the Lied Center to get your tickets:
@kingssingers #kingssingers #mykpr #kansaspublicradio #classicalonkpr #liedcenter @patdunachie @edwardbutton1 Just one more day 'til the Retro Cocktail Hour Halloween Spooktacular escapes into the ether! It's two hours of We are rounding out KPR Live Day with a lively performance from KU professor and percussionist, Mike Compitello. Tune in during the two o’ clock hour or stop by the @lawrencelibrary to hear our last live performance of the day!
#mykpr #livemusic #percussion #lawrenceks #public radio Destiny Ann Mermagen, violin, with Thomas Rosenkranz, piano, Kansas City, are rounding out our performances from the KPR studios this afternoon for KPR's 2nd Annual LIVE Day. They'll be on during the 1 o'clock hour before we head back to the Lawrence Public Library for our final live concert at 2.
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Stories from Kansas Public Radio

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

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

On this edition of Conversations, Ruta Sepetys talks about her latest novel, The Fountains of Silence, which is set in 1957 Madrid, during Franco's dictatorship. Sepetys is an internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of historical fiction. Her previous novels include Between Shades of Gray, Out of the Easy, and Salt to the Sea. 

Kansas State University advertises its Adulting 101 workshops. (Photo: Stephen Bisaha, Kansas News Service)

Kansas State University and other colleges have started offering “adulting” workshops. The non-credit classes aim to teach students practical skills that don’t come up in ordinary classrooms.

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

Patients enter the Patterson Health Center, a new facility in Harper County in south-central Kansas. (Photo: Chris Neal, Kansas News Service)

Rural hospitals in Kansas are losing money as people move away from rural parts of the state. Now, some small communities are experimenting with new, smaller health care facilities that don't cost as much to operate. 

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

On this edition of Conversations, Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Chief Executive Director of the Lawrence Arts Center, and Hanan Misko, Dance School Director for the Center, joins us to talk about upcoming exhibitions, performances, and more. The Axis Dance Company will present a Community Partners Master Class and...

Shelley Owens of Topeka, right, attended a protest of the Kansas foster care system Saturday, saying her three grandchildren were arbitrarily taken from her. She said the agency has traumatized the children and her family. (photo credit: Evert Nelson / Topeka Capital-Journal via Kansas News Service)

About two dozen people rallied Saturday at the statehouse in Topeka, calling on lawmakers to bring more accountability to the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

The bar in Lawrence where police say the shooting took place. (Photo by Erica Hunzinger)

The shooting Sunday morning was outside a bar in Lawrence.

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