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Missouri state workers seek more protection from COVID-19

Advocates for Missouri state workers have called on Gov. Mike Parson to do more to protect employees from the coronavirus. Union leaders, Democratic state lawmakers and other advocates for worker rights want no-strings-attached premium pay for workers, more N95 masks ...

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Kansas City, St. Louis County town move up reopening dates

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Missouri’s largest city will reopen with significant restrictions next week, as jurisdictions in the state’s two urban areas begin to move away from stay-at-home orders that sought to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced ...

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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 will reopen businesses Monday, with guidelines

Calvin Henry disinfects golf carts at Birch Creek Golf Club on Sunday in Union. Golf courses in Franklin County are among a handful of business being allowed to reopen this weekend as the county begins to relax restrictions put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. AP Photo by Jeff Roberson

All Missouri businesses and social events will be allowed to reopen next week as long as residents and business owners continue to practice proper social distancing requirements, Gov. Mike Parson announced Monday. The Republican governor said the first phase of ...

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Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri health officials are hoping that a new testing strategy will help quickly identify people infected with the coronavirus at meatpacking and food plants throughout the state. Outbreaks of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have occurred at several ...

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