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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!

Health insurance plan information often provides an alphabet soup of terms and abbreviations. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)

Choosing a health insurance plan is complicated. Rather than stick with the status quo, follow these tips to make a more informed choice.
 

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!  

On this edition of Conversations, Robbie Bach talks with host Dan Skinner about his debut novel, “The Wilkes Insurrection – A Contemporary Thriller.” Bach is best known for founding and leading the team that created the Xbox. Today he is an entertaining storyteller and catalyzing voice who writes books and speaks to audiences on leadership, creativity, strategy and civic issues.

The race for four seats on the Wichita school board has become a battle between the incumbents and a slate of challengers recruited by the county Republican Party. (Photo by Suzanne Perez, Kansas News Service)

People running for local office in Kansas find themselves in increasingly partisan-like contests settled by an ever more polarized electorate.
 

Inmates' dorms reached up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest days of summer. (Photo by Blaise Mesa, Kansas News Service)

Prisons run by the Kansas Department of Corrections aren't always air-conditioned, and inmates and staff who work inside say the heat can be unbearable.
 

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!  

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!

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