Kansas gears up for mask campaign

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Gov. Laura Kelly and legislative leaders are gearing up for a statewide initiative to encourage mask use, agreeing Friday to spend $1.5 million on a campaign to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

The State Finance Council agreed to use money from federal coronavirus relief funds to launch a series of public service announcements on television, radio and social media to encourage mask use throughout Kansas.

The public service campaign comes as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to set new records in Kansas and nationally with no signs of abating.

The state reported a total of . . .

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