Pet Companionship | Coronavirus 311 Calls | Journalism From Afar | Proud Farmer's Son
Segment 1, beginning at 3:53: Day-to-day routines have changed for humans and their pets.
Pets' home alone leisure time changed with stay-at-home orders. Find out how to ease the transition back to being home without their human companion.
- Dr. Wayne Hunthausen, veterinarian, animal behaviorist and owner of Westwood Animal Hospital
Segment 2, beginning at 21:39: The public health crisis has spurred an uptick in calls to the Kansas City, Missouri, non-emergency line.
Questions about municipal court hearings, park goers and essential businesses have added to the increased volume of calls on Kansas City's non-emergency 311 line.
- Eric Goodman, call center supervisor for Kansas City, Missouri, non-emergency hotline
Segment 3, beginning at 28:01: Journalists on maintaining safe distances and still getting the story.
Boom microphones, longer lenses and video conferences are just some of the ways journalists have adapted while providing news coverage of the coronavirus. Find out what their missing in face-to-face interactions, and what has stuck with them the most as the pandemic story unfolds.
- Leah Wankum, reporter at Shawnee Mission Post
- Dia Walls, anchor and reporter KSHB Kansas City
- Tammy Ljungblad, visual journalist at The Kansas City Star
Segment 4, beginning at 51:21: Son advises father who sent mask to Governor Andrew Cuomo to "soak it up."
Josh Ruhnke revealed why he wasn't all that surprised by his dad Dennis' gesture that garnered national attention.
- Josh Ruhnke, son of Dennis and Sharon Ruhnke of Troy, Kansas