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Parson calls it ‘encouraging’ to see some return to normalcy

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said Monday that he’s encouraged by seeing residents returning to some semblance of normal life after weeks of shelter-in-place orders made necessary by the coronavirus. The Republican governor spent the weekend back home in southwestern Missouri ...

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Parson urges Missourians to support state-based businesses

Gov. Mike Parson continued his optimistic message about the state’s reaction to the coronavirus pandemic and urged state residents to return to work if possible and support Missouri-based businesses. A day after Parson’s statewide stay-at-home order expired and some businesses ...

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Parson: Hospitalizations down sharply in most areas of state

Coronavirus hospitalizations across Missouri are down significantly since peaking in early April, a key parameter in allowing the state to reopen, Gov. Mike Parson said this week. The Republican governor has outlined several metrics that he considers important in his ...

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Missouri seeks retired medical staff, others to fight virus

Missouri is asking medical professionals who are not working to join a specialized state team that responds to critical health emergencies. “We are calling on all available medical professionals to support the effort to fight the virus by joining a ...

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St. Louis MLS franchise gets $5.7M in tax breaks for stadium

St. Louis’ Major League Soccer franchise has received $5.7 million in state tax credits to help pay for the construction of a soccer complex on the western edge of downtown. The Missouri Development Finance Board voted unanimously to give the ...

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Missouri reports 15 coronavirus cases; inmates freed to cut risk

Missouri’s health department has reported 15 positive cases of coronavirus as state and local governments took additional steps to limit large gatherings in an attempt stem the virus’ spread. Meanwhile, the state’s governor warned that he expects the crisis to ...

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