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Freedom, Inc.

We explore the history and influence of the Kansas City political organization Freedom, Inc., one of the oldest African American political organizations...

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University Daily Kansan Sues KU Over Funding Cuts

The Student Senate at the University of Kansas cut funding for the University Daily Kansan in half for the 2015-2016 school year after the newspaper...

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Lawrence-Journal World FOIA Request Runs Into KU Student Privacy Rights

The Lawrence Journal-World recently sought information on fraternity hazing from the University of Kansas under the state's Freedom of Information Act. ...

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'System Has Been Stretched To The Absolute Limit': Former Osawatomie Superintendent

Steve Feinstein was superintendent of Osawatomie State Hospital from 1994 to 1998. He has a Ph.D. in psychology and got involved in mental health issues...

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Metro Record Labels Capture, Preserve And Promote Folk Sound

From the singular twang of a flat-picked guitar to the tight harmonies of a bluegrass band, folk music is more than a sound — it's an essence. Local...

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KU To Train Next Wave Of Cybersecurity Experts

The University of Kansas is taking a bold step into the fight against cybercrime. It recently announced a $4.7 million, five-year grant from the...

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Missouri Sen. Ryan Silvey

Missouri Sen. Ryan Silvey (R-Kansas City) provides an insider perspective on the Missouri General Assembly as we discuss the urban versus rural divide,...

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Food Critics: The Best Italian Food In Kansas City

Italian food isn't just pasta in red sauce or hearty slabs of lasagna. From fish that's served very simply to bucatini alla gricia (pasta with pork jowl...

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Classical Music Inspired By Love... And Heartbreak

Ah, love. Many musicians have been inspired by it — whether or not their stories had a happy ending. As we gear up for the most romantic day of the year...

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'The Reason For Flowers'

Valentine's Day is approaching and many Americans will gift flowers to their partners as a romantic gesture. But when did roses become a symbol of...

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