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Candidate forums planned Friday and Tuesday

Unity with Purpose and Forum Partners is sponsoring two candidate forums.

One will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Blessed Sacrament Family Center gym, 2215 Parallel, Kansas City, Kansas.

Another candidate forum will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at New Bethel Church Haven Center, 735 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

The general election is Nov. 7.


Democrats to meet Saturday

A breakfast buffet and program is set for the Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast on Saturday morning, Oct. 21, at the Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

The breakfast buffet will be available at 8 a.m., and the program is at 9 a.m.

All candidates who are Democratic registered voters and are on the Nov. 7 ballot are invited to speak at this event. There is a time limit for each candidate. The program is open to all Democrats.

The breakfast will cost $10, or $6 for students and those on limited incomes. There is a $2 charge for coffee for those not purchasing breakfast. Those attending this event are not required to purchase a breakfast.

Reservations are requested by Thursday, Oct. 19, to


Three races this weekend at Kansas Speedway

Three races are scheduled this weekend at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.

The ARCA Racing Series, Kansas 150, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.

The NASCAR XFINITY Series, Kansas Lottery 300, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Hollywood Casino 400, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22.

Driver introductions are usually a half-hour before the race starts.

Parking lots for fan parking will open at 8 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Fans are asked to arrive early to go through screening.

Tickets for the races are available by calling 866-460-RACE, online at, at the Kansas Speedway ticket office, 400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on the day of the race at the ticket booth at Gate B, including at 9 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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