KRPS Newscast 8 AM May 23 2018

Topics – Some proponents of increased funding for public education are feeling optimistic after Kansas Supreme Court justices peppered a state lawyer with aggressive questions yesterday.  A fire official says he doesn’t know the extent of damage at the main Kansas State University library where a blaze broke out on Tuesday. The special prosecutor appointed to the case […]

KRPS Newcast 7 AM May 23 2018

Topics – A couple dozen people showed up to voice their concerns about Westar Energy’s proposed rate increase Tuesday night in Topeka. A federal appeals court has dismissed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s initial appeal of a contempt finding against him in an ongoing voter registration case. The Missouri House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens won’t allow […]

KRPS Newscast 7 AM May 22 2018

Topics – Kansas gubernatorial candidate Ken Selzer has picked a businesswoman from western Kansas as his lieutenant governor running mate. The University of Kansas fired its athletic director on Monday. Shayhon Zenger had led KU’s athletic department since 2011. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has been appointed as special prosecutor to  decide whether to reinstate the […]

KRPS 7 AM Newscast May 21 2018

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed a bill on Friday allowing faith-based adoption and foster care agencies to get state reimbursement even if they turn away prospective parents on religious grounds. Public universities in Kansas are proposing tuition and fee increases ranging from just over 1 percent to 3 percent.  Despite the distractions Governor Eric Greitens’ scandals created, […]

Rex Buchanan reviews”Elevations: A Personal Exploration of the Arkansas River” by Max McCoy

Despite what is often a conspicuous lack of water, the Arkansas River is the third largest river in the state. A Kansas college professor recently floated down — or in some cases, walked — the length of the river, more than 700 miles of it. Commentator Rex Buchanan tells us about the new book that […]

Wednesday May 16 2018 7 AM KRPS Newscast

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed the state budget into law, but he vetoed a provision that would have unfunded the privatized Medicaid program, KanCare, if his administration made changes to it. Earlier this week Pittsburg State University revealed the new three restaurants that are going to be apart of the downtown collaboration with the city […]

Focus On The Four States – May 16, 2018 – Window Restoration Specialist Bob Yapp

With over 40-years of experience both restoring windows and weatherizing homes Bob Yapp’s knowledge about home repair is unparalleled.  Bob is hosting a Window Restoration & Weatherization Boot Camp starting on Friday May 18, and running through Sunday at Joplin’s Empire Market.  You can get more information about fees and register for the event by […]