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Missouri hospitals on a financial brink now face coronavirus

Randy Tobler says his Missouri hospital has until mid-May before it runs out of money — that’s the rosy projection, anyway. Tobler, chief executive of Scotland County Hospital in northeast Missouri, told The Kansas City Star he has about $1.7 ...

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KC City Market empty since COVID-19 stay-at-home order

The Italian deli was open, two produce stands. A coffee shop reluctantly offered walk-up service through a half-shut door. Beneath an early gray sky and drizzle, the City Market was still and empty, The Kansas City Star reports. Saturday mornings ...

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Missouri coronavirus cases spike; unclear if it’s a hot spot

Coronavirus cases in Missouri are rising at an alarming rate, but health experts said Wednesday it’s too soon to know if the state is emerging as one of the next hot spots for the pandemic. Missouri has seen 1,581 confirmed ...

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With no statewide stay home order, city and counties act

More Missouri cities and counties are ordering their residents to only leave their homes for essential tasks despite the lack of a statewide order. Big cities and metropolitan areas, such as Kansas City and St. Louis, are already more than ...

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