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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that criminal sodomy laws targeting same sex relations were unconstitutional. Lawmakers' attempts to change the law In Kansas have failed. (Photo by Blaise Mesa, Kansas News Service)

A bill pending in the Kansas Legislature would remove language in the state’s criminal sodomy law that targets LGBTQ people. Advocates say action is decades past due.

 

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

Kansas City Quarterback Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the corner of the end zone early in overtime, and the Chiefs rallied to beat the Buffalo Bills 42-36 on Sunday night in a dramatic finish to a wild divisional-round weekend.

Ernest Fleischer took a small savings and loan based in Ottawa, Kansas, and grew it into one of the biggest thrift institutions in the United States. (Photo by Husch Blackwell)

Fleischer was viewed as a pioneer by many on Wall Street, turning a small savings-and-loan based in Ottawa, Kansas, into what was at one time the 25th-largest savings institution in the United States. 

 

On this edition of Conversations, Juliet Funt talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Minute to Think: Reclaim Creativity, Conquer Busyness, and Do Your Best Work.” Funt is the founder and CEO of The Juliet Funt Group which helps Fortune 500 business leaders and organizations unleash their full potential by unburdening talent from busywork. She has worked with brands such as National Geographic, Anthem, Pepsi, Nike, Wells Fargo, and ESPN, just to name a few.

From the story of a small town's hospital to the British author of The Father Brown Mysteries: we'll hear from two writers on this week's KPR Presents -- Brian Alexander, author of The Hospital, and John Tibbetts, author of The Dark Side of G.K. Chesterton.

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

Danny Elfman went from being a singer in a New Wave band to composing scores for big budget Hollywood movies, and we'll hear some of his work on this week's Film Music Friday. Among others, we'll feature music from Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Batman, Midnight Run, Spider-Man and more.

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

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