Julia Holen http://kmuw.org en The Soweto Gospel Choir – Grounded In The Music Of South Africa http://kmuw.org/post/soweto-gospel-choir-grounded-music-south-africa <p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Chris Heim & Julia Holen 30932 at http://kmuw.org The Soweto Gospel Choir – Grounded In The Music Of South Africa Double 'V' For WWII Victory: African Americans In The Armed Forces http://kmuw.org/post/double-v-wwii-victory-african-americans-armed-forces <p></p><p></p><p>It’s reported that less than half of the 2.5-million African American soldiers who registered for the armed forces at the beginning of World War II were called to serve. Those who were enlisted found that as they served their country abroad, they still faced less than a democratic reception at home.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels & Julia Holen 29923 at http://kmuw.org Double 'V' For WWII Victory: African Americans In The Armed Forces Controversial KBOR Social Media Policy Will Stand - For Now http://kmuw.org/post/controversial-kbor-social-media-policy-will-stand-now <p></p><p>In December, the Kansas Board of Regents instituted a <a href="http://www.kansasregents.org/policy_chapter_ii_c_suspensions">policy governing social media use</a> for the six-university system in the state. The controversy over the sweeping policy and the possibility of first amendment issues has been heating up ever since. KMUW's&nbsp;Aileen LeBlanc has this report:<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><strong>BACKGROUND</strong></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:30:24 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc, Julia Holen & Hugo Phan 29098 at http://kmuw.org Controversial KBOR Social Media Policy Will Stand - For Now Kansans Continue Push For Medicaid Expansion http://kmuw.org/post/kansans-continue-push-medicaid-expansion <p>85,000 uninsured Kansans have found themselves in the so-called Medicaid gap, unable to receive federal or state funding to help cover healthcare costs. Governor Brownback has deferred the issue to state lawmakers. Many local residents spoke about the issue at a legislative forum.</p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Carla Eckels & Julia Holen 28816 at http://kmuw.org Kansans Continue Push For Medicaid Expansion Scott Roeder Appeal Set In First-Degree Murder Case Of Dr. George Tiller http://kmuw.org/post/scott-roeder-appeal-set-first-degree-murder-case-dr-george-tiller <p></p><p></p><p>Later this month, the Kansas Supreme Court will consider an appeal by the man convicted of first-degree murder in the case of Dr. George Tiller. Roeder fatally shot Tiller inside of Tiller’s church on May 31, 2009 in Wichita, Kan. Tiller performed third-trimester abortions and during the original trial his killer, Scott Roeder, admitted to planning Tiller’s murder for years.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc & Julia Holen 28589 at http://kmuw.org Scott Roeder Appeal Set In First-Degree Murder Case Of Dr. George Tiller