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Let's get zany with a horror western mash-up at the next Virtual Cinema a Go-Go! Mark your calendars for Friday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., when we show Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966).

It's that time of year again and Kansas Public Radio is ready to host our 3rd Annual KPR Mug Design Contest! Kansas Public Radio is looking for your unique design to place on the 2021 KPR Membership Coffee Mug.

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

Wintertime at the Max Kade Center, adjacent to Kansas Public Radio, at the University of Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)

By late February, many Kansans have grown tired of winter, the bitter cold and all that comes with it. Of course, not everyone agrees with that sentiment. KPR News Director J. Schafer is one of them.

Higher education officials will soon decide the fate of University Press of Kansas. Public universities in the state have been hit hard by the pandemic, forcing them to make numerous budget cuts, which could include the academic publisher. Others are hoping to save University Press of Kansas, including Guest Commentator Tai Edwards.

A marijuana dispensary in Colorado. (Photo by Scott Canon, Kansas News Service)

There's another push this year to legalize medical marijuana in Kansas.

On this edition of Conversations, Becky Rapinchuk talks with host Dan Skinner about “Clean Mama’s Guide to a Peaceful Home: Effortless Systems & Joyful Rituals for a Calm, Cozy Home.” Rapinchuk is the founder of “Clean Mama,” the popular home keeping community. Her previous books include “Simply Clean” and “The Organically Clean Home.”

 U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas speaking at a Johnson County Republican rally late in the 2020 campaign. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)

Critics say the new U.S. senator from Kansas, Republican Roger Marshall, might have gotten off to a bad start with senators of both parties with his votes to overturn the election.

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

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

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