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How are YOU coping with the COVID pandemic? Whether you’re sheltering at home or an essential worker, Kansas Public Radio wants to hear from you! KPR is collecting your self-recorded stories of living through this challenging time, in partnership with the Kansas Historical Society, the Watkins Museum, the Lawrence Arts Center and the Lawrence Public Library.

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

On this edition of Conversations, Mary Doveton talks with Host Dan Skinner about the Theatre Lawrence Drive-In and other performances during this time of social distancing. Doveton is the Executive Director of Theatre Lawrence

A rally in Topeka over the weekend. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin)

Marches against police violence were sparked by the death of George Floyd last week in Minnesota.

Cinema a Go-Go is back in June with our first virtual double feature! Come join us on Friday, June 26, when we'll present a night of Roger Corman black comedies - A Bucket of Blood (1959) and the original Little Shop of Horrors (1960).

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

On this edition of Conversations, Augustine Sedgewick talks with host Dan Skinner about “Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug.” Sedgewick earned his doctorate at Harvard University and teaches history and American Studies at the City University of New York. He researches on the global history of work, commodities and capitalism. 

In celebration of the 120th anniversary of L. Frank Baum's classic, we revisit "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz."

Here's the latest Kansas and Missouri news, from the Associated Press and KPR staff.

Here's the latest news from the Associated Press and KPR staff.

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