The county commission narrowly voted to approve guidelines that call for limiting mass gatherings and maintaining social distancing in public.
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Microbreweries And Small Bars In Johnson County Could Benefit If Voters Ditch Long-Standing Liquor Law This NovemberSmaller establishments say regulation originally meant to curb alcohol sales puts them at a competitive disadvantage.
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.
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.
States have tried for years to tackle the skyrocketing price of air ambulances, but courts have previously ruled that federal law blocks them from doing that.
The head of Missouri's health department says informing communities about the early cases wouldn't have affected policy decisions.
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