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Mar 27, 2017

In 2014, Congress passed the Farm Bill, a measure that was two years late in the making. According to one agricultural economist, the bill is a workable effort and has helped farmers. The measure was passed during a time of record farm income and ended up costing the government more than expected as farm income dropped...


Mar 24, 2017

It is a good news-bad news scenario for legislative action affecting the Kansas Regents’ Institutions according to the president of Kansas State University. Kansas State University President Richard Myers says the budgets for Regents’ institutions look to be holding steady, but concealed carry of firearms appears to...


Mar 20, 2017

The so-called “War on Drugs” continues, and according to one author and educator it has made little progress since its inception back in in the early part of the 20th century.  And she says not only is the war’s effect minimal, it has also evolved into a racist and xenophobic effort.

Guest: Alexandra Chasin is...


Mar 13, 2017

Believe it or not, bullying is currently considered a public health crisis in U.S. schools.  Research indicates bullying is destructive to a child’s well-being, and the impact can range from trouble sleeping to severe psychiatric problems.  However, the problems do not end with childhood.  One researcher and therapist...


Mar 6, 2017

Last year there were 102 tornadoes in Kansas … that was 40 above the 19-50 to 20-16 average of 62.  Luckily, despite the increase, there were no deaths in Kansas and only twelve injuries.  In 2016, the National Weather Service says tornado season lasted 270 days, with the first tornado reported on March 30 in Cowley...