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Wichita Festivals announced Tuesday that it is canceling this year’s River Festival due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Wichita Public Schools' Kids Eat Free program is now providing free breakfasts along with lunches to feed children while schools remain closed.

The program began last week and continues for the rest of the academic year. Children 18 years and younger can pick up meals to-go at 18 sites around Wichita.

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The U.S. has more than 160,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and more than 3,000 deaths. The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a pandemic.

With so much information and disinformation out there about the novel coronavirus, we’ve compiled information about what we know so far, and try to answer (some) of the frequently asked questions about the current outbreak.

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A Sedgwick County man has died from COVID-19 less than a week after he tested positive for the disease.

TOPEKA, Kansas — Suddenly tossed from their jobs by the coronavirus shutdown, people from across the state continue to deluge the Kansas Department of Labor with a record flood of unemployment claims.

All that instant joblessness is greeted by one small bit of good news: Kansas appears to have squirreled enough money away to cover the surge in unemployment claims for nearly a year.

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