A big day for Kansas politics comes Tuesday with the Aug. 4 primary election to narrow the fields in several key races on the local, state, and national levels. Record-breaking advanced voting shows more widespread interest in the primary that precedes the Nov. 3 general election in which race winners will emerge.
Approaching one month since Sedgwick County mandated masks and nearly two weeks since the county ordered bars to temporarily close and for gatherings to be limited to 15 people, the rate of positive COVID-19 cases in Sedgwick County is on a downward trend.
Leading up to Tuesday’s primary election, Eyewitness News has heard from many across Kansas, reporting that they’re being bombarded with flyers and text messages from candidates in races that will be narrowed down in the primary.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Osbourne Police Department and the Osborne County Sheriff’s Office continue their investigation into a deadly shooting Friday night (July 31) at an Osborne home.
The first day of classes for Wichita Public Schools students is a little more than a month away, but Monday (Aug. 3) brought the first day for about 280 new educators in the district, learning remotely how to get ready for the 2020-2021 school year.
Millions of Americans are losing their extra $600 per week in federal benefits available through the CARES Act after Friday (July 31). This comes as fighting between the White House and congress continues, preventing a deal on the next COVID-19 package.