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Coronavirus in Kansas City
The pandemic has pushed working women to redefine their personal relationship to work. As unemployed mothers look to re-enter the workforce, they’re not just looking for a job that will pay the bills, but a job that will support their mental well-being and accommodate working mothers.
The vigil outside Vietnamese coffee shop Cafe Cà Phê was in response to the recent shooting in Atlanta, where a gunman targeted Asian-owned businesses and killed eight people, including six Asian women.
Local jazz musicians have lost a large part of their income to the continued spread of COVID-19, which has pummeled the live music industry, leaving them to look to new ways of making money.
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.
The pandemic has presented a two-sided coin to the four big public universities in Kansas and Missouri. On one side, the dire enrollment predictions of the summer have turned out better — in one case, much better — than expected.
Citing finite resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to work on higher priority species before evaluating whether monarch butterflies should be listed as endangered or threatened.
There’s a war being fought amid the vast Mississippi River system. At stake are populations of native fish and a multibillion-dollar fishing and boating industry.
Blue-green algae blooms have always been a natural, and safe, part of Kansas lakes. But within the past decade, algal amounts have increased, causing health and economic woes.