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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

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.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

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.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, September 5th, 2022

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.  

Armed with eye protection, detasselers walk cornrows in 2014 to prevent the plants from self- pollinating. In the Midwest, local teenagers have traditionally detasseled a majority of corn acres. (Photo courtesy Lynn Leif)
Kansas News Service Monday, September 5th, 2022

For decades, corn detasseling was a customary summer job for teenagers in Nebraska and the rest of the Corn Belt. In recent years, however, agriculture companies are relying more on migrant labor to do this work through a visa program meant to supplement the local workforce.  

Staff and Wire ... Sunday, September 4th, 2022

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Staff and Wire ... Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

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.

Pamela Ricard sued Geary County Schools in March. (Photo illustration by Carlos Moreno, KCUR 89.3)
KCUR Radio Friday, September 2nd, 2022

Attorneys for Pamela Ricard say the teacher's First Amendment rights were violated when she was disciplined for refusing to use a student's preferred name and pronouns.  

Staff and Wire ... Friday, September 2nd, 2022

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. 

As solar flares ramp up in the coming years, increases in radiation could cause longer and more frequent GPS outages for farmers.
Kansas News Service Thursday, September 1st, 2022

New research shows how increasingly intense solar flares could disrupt the GPS satellite connections that have made Kansas farms more efficient.  

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, September 1st, 2022

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.

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