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On this editon of Conversations, Hans Aschim talks with host Dan Skinner about “How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost) – A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers.” Aschim is a writer and world traveler. His writing assignments have taken him around the world on a range of adventures—from trekking in the Arctic Circle to surfing in the Maldives. His book explores the history of navigation.  

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This week on Film Music Friday we'll sample music from movies about real people - the "biopic".  Among the films included are Lawrence of Arabia, Inn of the Sixth Happiness, The Aviator, Catch Me If You Can, My Left Foot and others.

Secret Kansas City, now in its 3rd printing, was written by freelance writer Anne Kniggendorf. (Photo by J. Schafer)

Secret Kansas City: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, by Kansas City freelancer Anne Kniggendorf, is now in its third printing. KPR's J. Schafer caught up with her to find out more about the travel guide, which includes more than 80 odd and interesting entries.

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The word "Redskins" on Wichita North High School's basketball court will be painted over after the Wichita district dropped the controversial name. (Photo by Suzanne Perez, KMUW)

Removing the mascot images and names from school uniforms and property will take time.
 

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Kernza, a perennial grain, growing in a greenhouse at The Land Institute in Salina. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)

The Land Institute in Salina is exploring ways to improve soil, stop soil erosion, and capture carbon with perennial crops.

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