Kansas http://www.kunc.org en Abortion Services Return To Town Where George Tiller Was Murdered http://www.kunc.org/post/abortion-services-return-town-where-george-tiller-was-murdered Five years ago, Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed at the Wichita, Kans., church where he was an usher. Tiller was widely known for performing abortions in late pregnancy and had become a target for protests.<p>It was the morning of May 31, 2009, and fellow usher Gary Hoepner remembers they had finished their greeting duties and had walked out into the waiting area to get a doughnut.<p>"I seen the figure coming out of my peripheral vision. I looked over like that, the gun was up to George's head," Hoepner says. Sat, 31 May 2014 13:35:00 +0000 57221 at http://www.kunc.org Abortion Services Return To Town Where George Tiller Was Murdered Local Farmers Attempt To Tap Bigger Markets http://www.kunc.org/post/local-farmers-attempt-tap-bigger-markets <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Farm stands and farmers markets remain really important for many local farmers, but U.S. consumers barely buy any food directly from farms. That’s why local farmers are trying to crack in to the big institutional markets such as grocery stores, work cafeterias, schools and hospitals.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55813 at http://www.kunc.org Local Farmers Attempt To Tap Bigger Markets Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie http://www.kunc.org/post/fire-setting-ranchers-have-burning-desire-save-tallgrass-prairie For the past month, in part of eastern Kansas, the prairie has been burning, as it does almost every spring. On some days, you could look toward the horizon in any direction and see pillars of smoke. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:34:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 55886 at http://www.kunc.org Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack http://www.kunc.org/post/new-rules-seek-protect-food-supply-terror-attack <p>In the wake of Sept. 11, the U.S. government spent years, and billions of dollars, fortifying various industries against possible terrorist attacks. Now, government regulators are turning their attention to our food supply.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54457 at http://www.kunc.org New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack When Craft Beer Goes Global: A Kansas City Brewery's Tale http://www.kunc.org/post/when-craft-beer-goes-global-kansas-city-brewerys-tale Kansas City residents are proud of their barbecue, their Chiefs football, their national champion soccer team and Boulevard Brewing, a local brewery that has built up quite a local following since its launch in the late 1980s.<p>"It's our thing. You know, like <em>la cosa nostra</em>, it's our thing," says Char O'Hara, a Kansas City, Mo., resident who, like thousands of other local 20-somethings, grew up with Boulevard.<p>But soon, it will be a Belgian thing, too. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:50:00 +0000 52827 at http://www.kunc.org When Craft Beer Goes Global: A Kansas City Brewery's Tale