‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 08.31.20

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

At least Two Kansas college towns have rapidly rising numbers of coronavirus cases, according to a New York Times analysis.

Saliva tests are helping to speed up COVID-19 testing across Kansas. Clinical Reference Laboratory in Lenexa got FDA authorization on July 30th and has already tested 30 thousand students and employees for colleges across Kansas, including KU, Wichita State and Fort Hays State.

A group of Black farmers say Monsanto’s nearly 11 billion dollar settlement of Roundup-related lawsuits earlier this summer wasn’t enough.

Record-breaking wildfires burning in California and Colorado have produced smoky skies for much of Kansas the past week.

With about 60 days before election day this November, a candidate running for State Representative in Southwest Missouri has decided to suspend her campaign.

That’s it for a Monday Rundown, be sure to subscribe to the Rundown in the iTunes stores or in google podcasts. 

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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