With public pools closed, and the beach a bit too far to get to safely, Kansas Citians can still make do with a few swimming holes within an hour's drive.
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John Pryor's furniture business was just three years old when the pandemic struck. He put away his saws and sandpaper, and enlisted the help of Kansas City's refugee community to produce thousands of masks in the interim.
Black people in Kansas City are more likely to be arrested on marijuana charges. City officials say removing marijuana possession as a city violation is a step forward for racial justice.
The White House announced the federal operation to address violent crime Wednesday. Some community leaders say federal resources should go toward addressing the cause of violence instead of putting more agents on the ground.
Based in Overland Park, Kansas, the Planned Parenthood affiliate has offered severance packages to dozens of employees — some of whom tell KCUR of inner turmoil at the organization.
The sheriff and a county commissioner say they were never informed when the state of Kansas started housing COVID-19 patients in a Super 8 hotel in Gardner.
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