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Coming up the week of Sept. 21, 2020:
- Monday: KC's Struggling Restaurant Industry / Missouri Nurses Updates / "Operation Diluted Trust"
- Tuesday: Democratic Candidate for Missouri Lieutenant Governor Alissia Canady / Moving During the Pandemic
- Wednesday: TBD
- Thursday: TBD
- Friday: TBD
Meet the Democrat running for Missouri secretary of state, learn what video games mean to players stuck at home, and one Kansas City theater kicks off the Halloween season in a socially distanced way.
Reform School Abuse | Kansas City Jobs Market | Race, Ethnic & Gender Studies | MTV's Cultural ImprintA reform school in rural Missouri closes after allegations of abuse and neglect, how the local job market is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, one Kansas City university is rolling out a new academic department, and a retrospective analysis of MTV's video content in the 1990s.
Doctors still struggle to treat COVID-19 survivors experiencing symptoms months after infection, a local transplant center takes extra care with organ recipients, and the legacy of a Kansas City Chiefs stand-out is examined in a new film.
The coronavirus pandemic is increasing food insecurity among young people, and a new podcast now out on NPR explores a family operation generating millions of likes, follows and dollars in the name of gun rights.
A new audio documentary highlights the experiences of Black students at the predominantly white University of Missouri, and our Media Critics discuss Bob Woodward's new book and UM System President Mun Choi's decision to block student-critics on Twitter.