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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

These are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. These short nuggets of news are presented free of ads and free of annoying pop-ups - thanks to contributions from KPR listener-members. Learn more about becoming a KPR listener-member.

From the 1940's through the mid 1980's, the "Pleasant Valley Gang" filled the early morning airways with live music on WIBW Radio 580 in Topeka. (Photo Courtesy WIBW)
NET-Nebraska Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Live music on the radio has a long history in Kansas.  Now, two Kansas City area musicians, Kelley Hunt and David Basse, are finding new ways to reach listeners during the COVID era.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Here are the area headlines, as compiled by KPR news staffers. These headlines are free of ads and pop-ups thanks to contributions from KPR listener-members. Learn more about becoming a KPR listener-member.

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Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

COVID-19 canceled spring break, but K-State students will get a day off to help prevent burnout.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, January 25th, 2021

Here are the area headlines, as compiled by KPR news staffers. These headlines are free of ads and pop-ups thanks to contributions from KPR listener-members. Learn more about becoming a KPR listener-member.  

File photo of the Max Kade Center, adjacent to Kansas Public Radio, at the University of Kansas. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Sunday, January 24th, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a large part of the KPR listening area, including Topeka, Junction City and Manhattan.

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, January 24th, 2021

With the presidential inauguration safely behind us, how about a whimsical, nonpartisan White House adventure? Kansas City author Alistair Heim is the author of "If I Had Your Vote," the latest adventure of The Cat in the Hat.

Associated Press Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

 Photo by Chris Neal for the Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Teachers say hybrid learning is not helping students more than all-online classes.

Associated Press Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

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