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Your local and regional news for Northeastern Kansas and the surrounding communities, brought to you by the KPR news staff.

  • Emily Fisher
    A Johnson County high school student has TB... state gambling revenue ticks up... the CEO of Spirit AeroSystems resigns... a deal with Evergy will scale back a requested hike in electric rates... and Kansas now has a wind farm designed to limit night-time light pollution. Those stories and more inside.
  • A woman in a purple shirt sits next to the Civil War veteran headstone of Doc McWilliams at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas.
    J. Schafer
    A group called the Sons of Union Veterans will dedicate a new headstone for Doc McWilliams Saturday afternoon at Lawrence's Oak Hill Cemetery. McWilliams, a Black Union soldier in the Civil War, was an early civil rights activist following the War Between the States.
  • The UAW expands its strike against the Big 3 U.S. automakers... Kansas GOP leaders tour the state to promote a flat tax... two missing Kansas women are found dead in Colorado... and the chair of the Kansas Board of Regents reveals he's battling cancer. Those headlines and more... here.
  • Auto workers in KCK sit idle in the wake of the ongoing UAW strike... cold case detectives say they've solved two murder cases in Wyandotte County... a cyberattack in southeast Kansas disrupts jail operations... and the U.S. military works in Kansas City to maintain the nation's nukes. Those headlines and more inside.
  • GM has announced that it is idling its Fairfax assembly plant in KCK... Kansas aims to help child care providers run better businesses... a museum in Paola repatriates artifacts to Latin America... and Saturday's KU football game is sold out. More headlines inside.
  • The United Auto Workers union gives a Friday deadline for progress in strike talks... rising rents lead to more evictions in Kansas City... and the ongoing drought forces some communities in Kansas to take drastic measures to conserve drinking water. Those headlines and more inside.
  • This week on KPR Presents, it's a conversation with the newest member of the Kansas Public Radio staff, Joe Blubaugh.
  • KCK autoworkers may soon get caught up in the UAW strike against the Big 3 automakers... a Johnson County teacher and youth pastor is accused of trying to kill his wife and children... three people are found dead inside a camper at a Kansas racetrack... and Midwestern towns like Sedan, Kansas, scramble as drought threatens their supply of drinking water. Those stories and more inside.
  • Autoworkers nationwide are on a limited strike but so far, GM and Ford employees in the KC area remain on the job... lawsuits have been filed by Kansans who argue natural gas providers took advantage of customers... and nearly 700 refugees have been resettled in Kansas since last October, not including citizens who fled Ukraine. More details inside.
  • Most of Kansas is at high risk for West Nile Virus... communities across the country, including Hutchinson, get federal money to plant trees... the KC Chiefs and Royals push for legalized sports betting in Missouri... and mayors along the Mississippi - as well as Kansas officials - worry about the future of river water. Details inside.
  • The KBI investigates an officer-involved fatal shooting in Butler County... a woman leaves her former Kansas high school a $5 million gift... and a defense attorney for a Kansas serial killer says his client was not involved in the disappearance of an Oklahoma teenager. Those headlines and more can be found inside.
  • A prosecutor says there's not enough evidence to charge the BTK serial killer in the 1976 disappearance of an Oklahoma teen... an Atchison woman is accused of stealing from her credit union... and states along the Mississippi worry that dry southwestern states will someday try to take away their river water. Details inside.