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Coming up the week of Nov. 2, 2020:
- Monday: Domestic Violence Spikes / Political Crop Art
- Tuesday: Election Day Coverage
- Wednesday: Election Day Analysis
- Thursday: Kevin Morby's "Sundowner"
- Friday: Social Distancing and the Holidays
Brian Platt's nomination to be city manager of Kansas City, Missouri, was approved by a Council vote of 9-4, a final rundown of races and issues to watch in Kansas and Missouri, and how the pop culture persona of the undead has changed.
How voter suppression started and the many forms it takes, and interest in genealogy has increased during the pandemic.
How reparations could be a savvy economic policy in Kansas City, and medical marijuana debuts in the Kansas City area.
How a Kansas City medical facility is preparing for a seasonal surge of coronavirus cases, and what college life is like when pandemic precautions are changing nearly everything.
Two Missouri exonerees are now working to free others who were wrongly convicted, the city's Aviation Department says construction is going well at the Kansas City International Airport's new terminal, and Sarah Smarsh's new book is a love letter to Dolly Parton.