Kansas City COVID-19 Update | Latest In Sports | 'The Tonganoxie Split'
Segment 1, beginning at 4:27: "We are on a rise of the second wave," said Kansas City's health director.
Like other parts of the country, Kansas City, Missouri, is seeing an increase in deaths due to COVID-19. The director of the city's Department of Health gave the latest figures, and said the second wave of cases and deaths began within two weeks of Kansas and Missouri reopening.
- Dr. Rex Archer, director of the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
Segment 2, beginning at 15:53: Many leagues are still not taking the field, but sports developments continue.
Recent weeks have seen the end of a lawsuit involving the University of Kansas athletics department, the influence of a Super Bowl-winning quarterback named Patrick Mahomes, season delays and draft picks for the Kansas City Royals, and a ban on Confederate battle flags at NASCAR events.
- Greg Echlin, sports contributor at KCUR
Segment 3, beginning at 41:24: How 'the Tonganoxie Split' came to be
A particular breaking-up of storms coming into Kansas City from the west was named, and became weather lore years ago. 41 Action News' Gary Lezak discussed that, and this year's 59-day weather cycle, derived from his remarkably accurate prediction system for eastern Kansas and western Missouri.
- Gary Lezak, chief meteorologist, 41 Action News
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