August 23 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

A cluster of earthquakes near Hutchinson in the last few days has prompted Kansas to take a closer look at injection wells. Corinne Boyer of the Kansas News Service has more.

In 2014, Kansas had the worst rate in the nation of teens who received the HPV vaccine, at only 34 percent. A new federal report shows the state has made big strides, with almost two-thirds of teens vaccinated in 2018.

The group No Bans on Choice and the ACLU of Missouri says they’re suing Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft to prevent state officials from delaying ballot measures in the future.

U-S Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri says the state can do more to help families at Fort Leonard Wood. As St. Louis Public Radio’s Jonathan Ahl reports, he wants to make it easier for spouses of service members to find jobs.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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