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TUNED IN: Got A Kansas Question? Here’s What To Do.


The Kansas News Service, a collaboration of HPPR, KCUR, Kansas Public Radio and KMUW covering health, education and politics, has a question for you: What’s your question?

So meta, right?

More precisely, the Kansas News Service wants to know, “What questions do you have about modern life in Kansas?” Your questions could very well turn into news stories.

Click here to send in your queries. 


Fun facts to know and share from this week’s news on High Plains Public Radio and HPPR Connect:

> “It’s more expensive than other basic needs. You can buy used clothes at Goodwill ... but you don’t buy used underwear.” — Amy Weiss, a rabbi in Houston

READ MORE | Nonprofit Wants To Make Sure Texas Schools Have Underwear To Spare

> “If we start losing funding and we can’t do any maintenance or operation on them, I believe they will start to fail. To lose a dam is a potential loss of life.” — Anita Kaufman, director of Payne County Conservation 

READ MORE | Oklahoma Dams Near Expiration Dates As Scientists Predict More Extreme Weather

> “Kevin Reichard, publisher for Ballpark Digest, called Hodgetown ‘the model of what a new ballpark should be these days.’ ”

READ MORE | Amarillo's Hodgetown Named Best Double-A Ballpark In America


HPPR.org is your go-to spot for the latest news from the High Plains region, as well as our events, exclusives, and features. You’ll also find the latest national and international news. Here are this week’s TOP STORIES from our website.

  1. What Just Happened Also Occurred Before The Last 7 U.S. Recessions. Reason To Worry?

  2. Texas Tribune's List Of Organizations Accepting Donations For Migrant Children At TX/Mex Border

  3. Millions Of Older Americans Own Guns, Leaving Caretakers To Worry About The Risk

  4. Opinion: Here's A Dad Joke! What Does The Buffalo Tell His Son In The Morning?

  5. How Texas Prevented Black Women From Voting Decades After The 19th Amendment

  6. NYPD Detective Who Testified For More 9/11 Compensation Dies After Battling Cancer

  7. Our Turn At This Earth: Soil Health Tour With Gabe Brown

  8. Southwest Kansas Loses One Of Its Last Community Centers For Refugees

  9. By The Numbers: Glyphosate Use In The Midwest For Corn, Soybeans

  10. Fear, Confusion And Separation As Trump Administration Sends Migrants Back To Mexico


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— Written and compiled by Bob Davis