August 20 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

A new report from the Sierra Club claims that coal plants in Kansas and Missouri are losing millions of dollars every year. As Brian Grimmett of the Kansas News Service explains, the energy company disagrees.

State officials say Kansas will be the first state to test out federally approved long-distance drone flights.

The period to submit applications for medical marijuana facilities in Missouri ended Monday at 4:30 pm. Originally, the window was set to close on Saturday. But as St. Louis Public Radio’s statehouse reporter Jaclyn Driscoll reports, the extension turned out to be for good reason.

The speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives attributes the year-long drop in more than 100,000 Medicaid enrollees on state efforts to keep unauthorized patients from using the program.

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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