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The Missouri Department of Conservation will allow the state’s first-ever black bear hunting season after the population rebounded over the past few decades. Hunters are excited about the new challenge and the chance to help control the bear population.
From urban community gardeners to suburban hobbyists, interest in gardening has exploded across Kansas City since the pandemic began.
New data from BikeWalkKC, a local nonprofit focused on making Kansas City streets safer and accessible for all people, shows that Kansas City residents are biking more than they had in the years before the pandemic.
The American College Health Association noted that most colleges and universities already require immunizations for diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella and meningitis.
College campuses in Kansas and Missouri are reopening, but many professors and staff can’t get a COVID-19 vaccine
The deaths of professors from COVID-19 highlight the delicate balance schools face in protecting staff while offering the fullest possible education to students.
K-12 enrollment has dropped during the pandemic, and schools and state governments are trying to find out if students transitioned to homeschool, private school or are truly unaccounted for.