Rubio adds 2 additional events in Kansas before caucuses

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., waves at a campaign rally in Shelby Township, Mich., Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

? Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is planning two additional rallies Friday in Kansas ahead of the state’s presidential caucuses.

Rubio’s campaign confirmed Thursday that it will have a Friday morning event in Topeka and a Friday evening event in Overland Park.

They’ll sandwich an afternoon rally in Wichita previously announced by the Florida senator’s campaign.

The event in Topeka starts at 10:15 a.m., at Forbes Field, in the Million Air hangar.

The Wichita event is at 1:45 p.m. at Jabara Airport.

The Overland Park event is at 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott hotel and convention center.

GOP rival and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz had a campaign stop Wednesday evening in Olathe and a rally at nearby Johnson County Community College.

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders was having a rally Thursday evening in Lawrence.