August 29 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

As Kansas officials reassess the state’s criminal justice system, the Department of Corrections has asked the federal government and nonprofits to do the same. Nomin Ujiyediin of the Kansas News Service reports.

More than 50 people are charged with federal drug offenses following a multi-year investigation in and around Manhattan regarding opioids. U.S. Attorney for Kansas Stephen McAllister says the investigation started after a Kansas State University student died in 2017 from a fentanyl overdose.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson is standing firm that there will be no special legislative session on gun violence. As St. Louis Public Radio’s statehouse reporter Jaclyn Driscoll reports, the governor isn’t convinced anything would be accomplished.

Dozens of new laws take effect in Missouri  Wednesday … and one of them gives parents more rights over their children’s health care. 

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