October 21 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

The chief prosecutor of the county that includes Lawrence, Kansas will no longer prosecute people for basic marijuana possession. Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service has more.

The mayors of Missouri’s four largest cities met in Springfield Friday to address the problem of violent crime in their communities. The mayors identified gun violence as a top concern, and they expressed those concerns to Governor Mike Parson, who also attended the meeting.

The standardized test scores released last Thursday for Missouri’s public school students were stubbornly low. But St. Louis Public Radio’s Ryan Delaney reports on one group of students who are steadily improving.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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