October 2nd 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

A Kansas City, Kansas, judge has apologized a day after a public reprimand from a federal appeals court for an extramarital affair and sexual harassment of employees. But U-S District Court Judge Carlos Murguia made no signs he’s stepping down. Nomin Ujiyediin of the Kansas News Service reports.

A Kansas Republican congressman is hoping that the upcoming impeachment inquiry won’t derail a trade deal. During a farm tour outside Lawrence on Tuesday, Representative Steve Watkins said he’s hoping the chamber can take a vote this fall on the trade deal with Canada and Mexico.

A new report from Ohio State University shows counties in the Missouri Ozarks have the highest suicide rates in the Midwest. Debbie Fitzgerald is the Director of Crisis Services at Ozark Center in Joplin.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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