Good morning everyone:
We begin today on a somber note as the coronavirus pandemic escalates with a stay-at-home order issued for Johnson and Wyandotte counties as the number of positive cases rises.
It's a development that can't bode well for the prospect of the Kansas Legislature returning for the veto session late next month, especially if similar orders are issued elsewhere.
These are grave times, and we wish everyone to stay healthy and safe as we ride this storm out.
Let's get started with the more significant stories we published last week and move onto . . .