August 23 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

Kansas has improved the rate of teens that have been vaccinated against HPV in recent years. But as Stephen Koranda of the Kansas news service reports, the state is still in the bottom 10.

Though this week’s indictment of a KU professor raises concerns about academic espionage … faculty leaders say the university has a –quote– “good track record” in safeguarding research. 

Pro-abortion rights advocates announced Thursday they’re abandoning a planned referendum on Missouri’s eight-week abortion ban because Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft left them only two weeks to gather signatures. As St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Fentem reports, the No Bans On Choice Coalition is suing Ashcroft to overturn the laws they say held up the process.

Democratic Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway is calling on Republican Gov. Mike Parson to address gun violence during the September’s special legislative session.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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