‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 08.25.20

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

There are now cases of coronavirus in all 105 Kansas counties.

Researchers at the University of Kansas have debunked a popular theory about why the monarch butterfly population is declining.

Beginning Wednesday October 7, American Airlines will suspend service to Joplin. 

Seventy-five mostly former Republican officeholders are backing Democrat Barbara Bollier in the race for Kansas’ open U.S. Senate seat.

More than 160 students at the University of Missouri have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week.

On Monday, the city of Joplin held its weekly COVID-19 update. The number of new coronavirus infections in Joplin has held steady over the past two weeks.

And now for our feature of the day, 

Months and months of living with a killer virus on the loose has more of us contemplating our mortality.

The Kansas News Service reports on health, the many factors that influence it and their connection to public policy. Find more at KSNewsService.org.

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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