October 4 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

A southwest Kansas rehabilitation facility is seeing more patients seeking treatment for methamphetamine use. And, as Corinne Boyer of the Kansas News Service reports, the Drug Enforcement Administration opened a new office

A new audit says Kansas used little oversight when spending more than $40 million last budget year for economic development. The audit found that half that money was shifted to the state general fund, where it couldn’t be tracked.

The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments on Thursday regarding the state’s voter identification law. Last year, a Cole County judge found that a part of that law was misleading and contradictory. As St. Louis Public Radio’s statehouse reporter Jaclyn Driscoll  reports, it’ll be up to the Supreme Court to decide what happens next.

The head of the embattled Missouri Public Defender System is stepping down. KCUR’s Dan Margolies reports.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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