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Coming up the week of July 27, 2020:
- Monday: Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas / Jackson County Sheriff Candidate Mike Sharp / Cleo the Golden Lab
- Tuesday: U.S. Senate Candidate Kris Kobach / Kansas' 3rd Congressional District Candidate Adrienne Vallejo Foster / Black Dog Lovers Club of Kansas City
- Wednesday: Kansas' 3rd Congressional District Candidate Amanda Adkins / Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree / KC Tenants Face Eviction
- Thursday: Teachers Consider In-Person Classes / Kansas' 3rd Congressional District Candidate Tom Love / Young COVID-19 Survivor
- Friday: Primary Election Preview / Kansas' 3rd Congressional District Candidate Sara Hart Weir / Pandemic Home Improvement Projects
Jobless claims in Kansas and Missouri continue to soar and federal unemployment benefits are expiring, some residents of Kansas City's most dangerous neighborhoods could be eligible for a free Ring doorbell, and what we know about a possible COVID-19 vaccine.
Teachers discuss their thoughts on virtual learning and returning to in-person classes during the pandemic, former state lawmaker Tom Love on his bid for the Republican nomination for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, and a 24-year-old survivor of COVID-19 shares his story.
A former state chairwoman for Kansas Republican Party is running for U.S. Congress, Mark Dupree defends his record in office, and two renters share their experience facing eviction during a pandemic.