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Legislators outside the door to the Kansas House. (Photo: Stephen Koranda, Kansas News Service)

Conservatives flexed the strength of their legislative supermajority, but they failed to override Democratic Governor Laura Kelly on some key issues.

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

On this edition of Conversations, Alan Gratz talks with host Dan Skinner about “Ground Zero: A Novel of 9/11.” Gratz is the bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including, among others “Allies,” “Grenade,” and “Code of Honor.” His novel “Refugee” is often referred to as a modern classic and has remained on The New York Times bestseller list for over two years. 

Tracy Million Simmons, Kevin Rabas, and Cheryl Unruh

Hot off the presses from Emporia! It's The 105 Meadowlark Reader, the newest journal of Kansas creative non-fiction, plus a new book by Kevin Rabas.

Here's the latest Kansas and Missouri news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

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

This week's Film Music Friday is our third excursion into the music of film noir.  We'll hear excerpts from films like Caged, Possessed, All Through the Night, Pickup on South Street, Body Heat and Chinatown, among others.

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The legalization measure includes tight restrictions on what conditions cannabis could be used for, and which doctors can recommend it, in an effort to win over support from conservatives.
 

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