U.S. Senator Roger Marshall appeared on FOX Business Wednesday to discuss ongoing mask mandates and an increase in vaccine hesitancy saying in part, “We need to be focused on getting vaccines into people’s arms right now so that we do achieve that herd immunity here in the United States,” according to a release from his office.
A Black Kansas City firefighter was subjected to racial discrimination then fired in retaliation for his complaints, a federal jury found Thursday in a trial that highlighted systemic racism in the department.
A fire that authorities said was intentionally set destroyed a house early Thursday at 1119 S.W. Clay in the Tennessee Town neighborhood of central Topeka. A neighboring house at 1115 S.W. Clay was damaged.
Gas prices are on the rise again in Topeka, with unleaded fuel going for $2.79 a gallon at the Phillips 66 station at S.W. 10th and Wanamaker. The average price for a gallon of unleaded fuel in Kansas is up five cents over a week ago, according to AAA.