Socially distant social justice events are planned for this weekend in Kansas City by people who want to want to express anger, fear, grief, sadness and solidarity about the killing of an African-American man by a Minneapolis policeman.
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After Years Of Turmoil, Clay County Voters Will Soon Get A Chance To Change The Shape Of Their GovernmentProposition C supporters say changing the form of government will bring needed reform to the county while opponents say the problem is the current commissioners.
The county commission narrowly voted to approve guidelines that call for limiting mass gatherings and maintaining social distancing in public.
Lucas plans to enforce his rules, which allows businesses to increase their capacity to 50%, over more restrictive measures announced by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday.
Missouri's prisons so far haven't had large COVID-19 clusters like in Kansas and other states. But corrections officers and civil liberties advocates pushed for testing a broader swath of the prison population.
City voters have traditionally supported firefighters, but critics worry the city's tax burden is already too high, especially for low-income residents amid the economic downturn caused by COVID-19.
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