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This week on Film Music Friday, we'll hear Elmer Bernstein's Toccata for Toy Trains, written in 1957 for a short film by Charles and Ray Eames. Also, music by Jerome Moross for The Jayhawkers, a Technicolor western starring Jeff Chandler and Fess Parker that has little or nothing to do with actual Kansas history (but it's still a lot of fun). Tonight at 7 on KPR stations!
#mykpr #filmmusicfriday #classicalonkpr #kansaspublicradio U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Impeachment Trial of President Trump will begin KPR's Retro Cocktail Hour is proud to present the reunion concert of the Kansas City area's only lounge/exotica band, BongoTini.  Please join us for a night of private eye jazz, bachelor pad swing, exotica, beatnik bongos, Latin spice and some serious cheese. Saturday, May 9, 8 p.m. at Maceli's. Get your tickets now at!

#bongotini #exoticamusic #retrococktailhour #loungemusic #jazz #lfk #mykpr #livemusic Kansas Public Radio will broadcast Governor Laura Kelly's 2020 State of the State Address - LIVE - tonight (1/15/20) at 6:30.
The hour-long coverage will include the Democratic governor's speech, as well as the GOP reaction to it, provided by Republican House Speaker Ron Ryckman, Jr.
Join KPR News Director J. Schafer and senior political reporter Jim McLean, from the Kansas News Service, for analysis.
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The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. At the conclusion of the trial, senators are expected to vote on whether Trump should be removed from office.

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Barbara K. Bruce talks about the Mayo Clinic Guide to Fibromyalgia: Strategies to Take Back Your Life. Dr. Bruce is a clinical health psychologist in the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where she developed and leads its fibromyalgia and chronic abdominal pain treatment programs. She has spent her entire career in the field of pain management.

Vegetarian meat alternatives in a Lawrence grocery store. (Photo by Stephen Koranda, Kansa Public Radio)

A Kansas bill requires more labels for meat alternatives.

Here are the headlines for the KPR listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

 Republican Sen. Gene Suellentrop, left, will chair hearings on a compromise Medicaid expansion plan starting this week. (Photo by Daniel Caudill, Kansas News Service)

A bipartisan agreement still faces challenges.

File photo of Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence (Wikipedia)

A fight broke out toward the end of Tuesday night's Sunflower Showdown, the annual, in-state, rivalry game between KU and K-State. The 3rd-ranked Kansas Jayhawks defeated K-State 81-to-60, but it was the ugly brawl at the end of the game in Lawrence that captured everyone's attention. As Greg Echlin reports, the contest was all but over when a fight erupted involving players and coaches from both teams.

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

On this edition of Conversations, doctor and writer Robin Cook talks about his latest novel, Genesis. Cook is the author of more than 30 international bestsellers and is credited with creating and popularizing the medical thriller genre with his novel, Coma, which was published 40 years ago.

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