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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. And follow KPR News on Twitter.

On this edition of Conversations, Mark Greaney talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, “Armored.” To research his novels, he has traveled to more than 15 countries and trained alongside military and law enforcement. Among other novels, he is known for his bestselling “Gray Man” series and for carrying on the legacy of Tom Clancy in a series of Tom Clancy novels.  

Voters head to a polling location in Douglas County on Aug. 2, 2022. Douglas County is one of nine counties asked to recount votes for a state constitutional amendment that would have removed the right to an abortion. (Photo by Dylan Lysen, Kansas News Service)

Nine Kansas counties must hand recount votes for the defeated state constitutional amendment on abortion after advocates raised $120,000 to pay for the effort. The largely symbolic recount won't change the result of the election.
 

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. And follow KPR News on Twitter.

Seen today as a bastion of women’s rights, guest Nikki Perry, author of “Policing Sex in the Sunflower State” explains how Kansas once locked up more than 5,000 women for contracting venereal disease, thanks to a law that seems to have been applied only to women.

On this edition of Conversations, D.J. Vanas talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Warrior Within – Own Your Power to Serve, Fight, Protect, and Heal.” Vanas is a member of the Ottawa Tribe of Michigan, a former U.S. Air Force officer, an author, and an internationally acclaimed speaker for Fortune 500 companies, hundreds of tribal nations, and audiences nationwide. 

New research from the University of Kansas Medical Center claims that drinking dairy milk can help improve brain health in older adults.

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. And follow KPR News on Twitter.

 

On this edition of Conversations, Jude Stewart talks to host Dan Skinner about “Revelations in Air: A Guidebook to Smell.” Stewart writes about design and culture for Slate, the Believer,...

Bob Blaemire, Nancy Kassebaum Baker

Former U.S. Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker joins Dole fellow Bob Blaemire at the Dole Institute's "Giants of the Senate" series.

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