‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 08.19.20

Happy Wednesday, and thanks for joining me for The Rundown, news headlines from K R P S 

Classes at Kansas universities started Monday. And some students are already quarantining because of the coronavirus.

Kansas businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for help from a new grant program starting at noon today.

Substitute teachers in Missouri will be able to take an online crash course to get certified for the next six months after the State Board of Education approved an emergency rule Tuesday.

A Kansas State University fraternity has 13 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Stephan Bisaha of the Kansas News Service has more.

Missouri lawmakers have heard legislation related to all of Governor Mike Parson’s goals for the special legislative session… except concurrent jurisdiction.

On Tuesday Missouri Governor Mike Parson welcomed the White House’s Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for a round-table discussion.

Despite an increase in COVID-19 cases for two consecutive weeks, and after a 5-hour meeting on Monday night, the Joplin City Council voted 5 to 4 not to extend the city’s mask ordinance.

That’s it for The Rundown, news headlines from K R P S, be sure to subscribe to The Rundown in the Apple iTunes Store or Google podcasts. Talk to you tomorrow 

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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