‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 08.07.20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Friday, August 7th. 

Isolated showers and thunderstorms throughout the Four States before noon, making way for mostly sunny skies the rest of the day, a high of 90. Partly cloudy tonight, and calm, a low of 75. 

Another settlement has been reached over the illicit taping of attorney-client meetings and phone calls at the pretrial prison in Leavenworth, Kansas. 

Jury trials for criminal cases and lawsuits in Kansas have been on hold since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but they could resume soon.

Tuesday’s primary provided some surprises, such as Cori Bush’s defeat of William Lacy Clay in St. Louis and the expansion of Medicaid. 

A once top-ranked high school tennis player who trained in Kansas City is suing the U.S. Tennis Association because it allegedly failed to stop her coach from sexually molesting her. 

The Kansas Supreme Court has new rules for the state’s courts to resume jury trials. 

Students and staff from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis have been visiting farms in southern Indiana to collect leftover produce that would otherwise go unharvested.

And now our two way of the day with Professor Political Science at Drury University in Springfield, MO about what Tuesday’s primary can tell us about the general election in November. 

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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