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 The sunrise over one of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge's salt marshes. (Photo by Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Water — who gets to use it, when and how — is sparking another fight in Kansas.

 Six KU students sign contracts to join the university’s varsity esports team. (Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, December 6th, 2019

The University of Kansas is one of several nationwide to announce that it's launching a varsity esports team. 

Cretodus teeth uncovered at Ringneck Ranch in Mitchell County, Kansas. (Photo courtesy of Mike Everhart)
Corinne Boyer Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The fossils from a previously unknown species of shark.

(Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

A prisoner rights group says the Kansas Department of Corrections unfairly censors publications even with the adoption of a new policy and the elimination of a banned book list.  The Human Rights Defense Center has cited a list of more than 200 books and magazines that administrators have recently blocked. 

Just another beautiful Kansas sunset (Photo by J. Schafer)
KPR Staff Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

When life gets hectic, remember to slow down, take a moment for yourself and... just breathe. Sound too simple? It is. But when's the last time you did this? Tonight, just before 6:30, step outside, look to the west and try to catch the next great Kansas sunset.

Kansas wheat field (File photo)
Associated Press Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Kansas growers are making headway in planting next year's winter wheat crop, according to the federal agency that tracks such information. .  

J. Schafer Monday, October 14th, 2019

Mating season and the quest for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of year, increasing the chances of deer-vehicle collisions. According to experts, the greatest number of deer-vehicle crashes are typically in mid-November when the rut, or mating season, peaks.

J. Schafer Friday, October 11th, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire KPR listening area, so bundle up! The Freeze Warning is in effect from 11 p.m. this (FRI) evening through 9 a.m. Saturday.

J. Schafer Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The purple area indicates a Freeze Warning, which takes effect tonight (THUR), while the light blue area indicates a Freeze Watch, which takes effect Friday evening.

A large spider found in the Kansas Statehouse, likely a Carolina wolf spider. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, October 4th, 2019

A large spider in the Kansas Statehouse had people joking about burning down the Capitol.

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