October 1 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

A jury heard opening statements Monday in a civil case involving a prominent Wichtia abortion rights advocate and an anti-abortion protester. KMUW’s Nadya Faulx has more.

New data from Tufts University show 22 percent of Kansas 18- and 19-year-olds voted in 2018. The researchers suspect that was really high for Kansas, but it’s the first time they’ve calculated the teen voting in the state.

A state senator from St. Charles County does not expect the Missouri General Assembly to enact gun control measures next year. Some Democrats have called for stricter regulations around firearms amid an increase in shooting deaths in St. Louis and Kansas City.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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