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Mar 18, 2020

Missouri local elections postponed; virus count reaches 17

Concerns about the coronavirus on Wednesday prompted Missouri’s governor to push back local elections for two months, forced the closure of one of the state’s most iconic landmarks, and led St. Louis’ mayor to warn about possible community spread after an infected person went to work. Seventeen cases have now been confirmed in Missouri. One […]

Mar 12, 2020

Kansas City bans all public events with more than 1K people

Kansas City is banning all public events with more than 1,000 attendees as cancellations mounted around the state because of concerns over the new coronavirus. Mayor Quinton Lucas made the announcement Thursday, shortly after organizers cancelled a St. Patrick’s Day parade in the city. St. Louis and Springfield also canceled their parades. Meanwhile, the Big […]

Mar 9, 2020

Missouri coronavirus quarantine violation closes schools

Two Catholic schools in suburban St. Louis have temporarily closed and some students at a third school have been told to stay home after the father of the first person in Missouri to become ill with the coronavirus attended a dance with another child. Amtrak also is cleaning a train the ill woman took to […]

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