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National Guard’s help sought in St. Louis County

The top elected official in Missouri’s largest county is seeking help from the Missouri National Guard in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus-related hospitalizations. Democratic St. Louis County Executive Sam Page said in a statement Wednesday that the National ...

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Missouri lawmakers return to Capitol for virus funding bill

Missouri lawmakers are taking extraordinary steps to return to the usually crowded state Capitol on Tuesday to pass an emergency coronavirus funding bill. The Capitol has been closed to everyone except essential staff since March 24. But lawmaker approval is ...

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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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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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Number of Missouri COVID-19 cases jumps by nearly 300

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri jumped by nearly 300 on Tuesday, as calls for a statewide stay-at-home mandate increased. Health officials said 15 people have died and 1,327 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, ...

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Missouri reports more than 1,000 confirmed cases, 13 dead

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri surpassed 1,000 on Monday and the state’s death toll rose to 13. Health officials said that as of Monday afternoon, 1,031 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Missouri. That is an ...

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Democratic leader dies as Missouri coronavirus cases top 900

A Democratic Party leader in western Missouri died Sunday after contracting COVID-19 as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state exceeded 900 and the death toll reached 12. The death of William “Al” Grimes, the Henry County Democratic ...

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