‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 09.08.20

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

Some student groups at the University of Kansas staged a strike yesterday over the school continuing to hold in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic led officials to cancel the Kansas State Fair this year, meaning the organization that runs the fair lost its main revenue source.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Joplin has spiked. The latest information posted on the city’s website as of Saturday, there were 161 cases reported by the city’s health department.

Finding enough school buses and drivers to get kids to school during a pandemic has become problematic for some Kansas school districts.

Summer weather in Kansas swung from one extreme to another this year, creating a challenging situation for many farmers.

The rate of coronavirus infection continues to increase in Missouri. As of Monday, according to the Missouri department of health, the state’s positivity rate is now 13.8.

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the lookout for scams concerning senior citizens and the coronavirus.

That’s it for a Tuesday 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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