Segment 1: After the incumbent's endorsement, Kris Kobach emerges as the GOP nominee to face Greg Orman and Laura Kelly in November's midterm.
With the field set for this fall's gubernatorial election in Kansas, the three campaigns left standing will turn their full attention to winning in November. Before we follow suit, we invited political watchers in Topeka to consider the implications a Kobach-Hartman ticket will have on down-ballot Republicans hoping to appeal to moderate voters.
- Bob Beatty, political science department chair, Washburn University
- Jim McLean, editor and reporter, Kansas News Service
- Stephan Bisaha, reporter, Kansas News Service
Segment 2, beginning at 23:13: Are e-cigarettes a safer alternative to the old-fashioned variety?
Given that the science on vaping is still relatively new, misperseptions about its effects are understandable. To help clear the smoke around the issue, we asked two local doctors how using e-cigarettes impacts a young person's health and whether the practice is a recommended way to quit smoking.