Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Friday, July 31th. 

Outside groups are pouring millions of dollars into the Republican race for Kansas’ open U.S. Senate seat. 

The fate of several high-profile issues could turn on the results of key primaries for the Kansas Legislature. 

On Thursday, the Joplin Schools Board of Education approved to push back the start of school to late August.

Next week’s primary could trigger a power shift in the Kansas Legislature … one ne that could intensify battles over Democratic Governor Laura Kelly’s coronavirus response powers and issues like Medicaid expansion, taxes and abortion.

Outside groups are pouring millions of dollars into the Kansas Republican primary for the U.S. Senate for a reason, says Washburn University political scientist Bob Beatty. 

The State of Missouri crossed a grim milestone in its efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

And now for our feature of the day, we profile 7th Congressional District candidate Camille Olive-Lombardi. 

Also, don’t forget to subscribe to The Rundown from K R P S, available in Google Podcast and the Apple iTunes store. 

Check back tomorrow for more news headlines from the Four States on KRPS. 

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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