October 29 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

Drought conditions are increasing in southwestern Kansas. Brian Grimmmett of the Kansas News Service reports on why that could be a problem for farmers growing winter wheat.

Homelessness has been on the rise in Kansas, including in Lawrence, Topeka and Wichita. Now, the Topeka Rescue Mission is closing a children’s service center as the agency struggles with budget problems.

Monday marked the first of a five-day regulatory hearing that could determine the future of Missouri’s’ last remaining abortion clinic. As St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Fentem reports, the Department of Health and Senior Services earlier this year declined to renew the Planned Parenthood clinic’s license to give abortions

Missouri political leaders want to build a tube transportation system that could shuttle people from St. Louis to Kansas City in less than 30 minutes. A panel examining the Hyperloop are recommended construction of a 15-mile National Certification Track.

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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