October 8 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

With a hot labor market in Kansas, the state finds itself with more open jobs than unemployed people. As Stephen Koranda of the Kansas News Service reports, that trend is driven by a low unemployment rate of only 3.2 percent.

Hundreds gathered Monday evening to honor the victims of last weekend’s deadly shooting at bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Elysia Najera was related to one of the four men killed in the shooting.

After their 56 to 14 win over the Lincoln Blue Tigers on Saturday, the Pittsburg State football has moved up this weeks N C Double Division 2 rankings. The Gorillas are 5 and oh, moved up 2 spots from 15 to 13. They have a showdown this weekend with the 7th ranked Northwest Missouri Bearcats at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Kick off Saturday at noon. 

The Cards lived to play another game on Monday, defeating the Braves in the bottom of the 10th by a score of 5 to 4. The series is now tied at 2 games. Game 5 tomorrow afternoon back in Atlanta, first pitch at 4 oh 2.

 The weather forecast for Southeast Kansas, another sunny and nice day today, a high of 73. Tonight, mostly clear with light winds overnight, a low of 50. Wednesday and Thursday, partly cloudy conditions both days, and between a 20 to 40 percent chance of rain, a high Wednesday and Thursday of 75.

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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