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KMBZ News Staff
May 25, 2020 - 5:43 am
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many traditional Memorial Day ceremonies and events are being streamed online this year. “Memorial Day is a time we normally gather at the memorials to lay a wreath in honor of the fallen, remember their heroic deeds, and...
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Worker in forklift-truck loading packed goods in huge distribution warehouse with high shelves.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2020 - 10:59 am
Several large companies with warehouse facilities and stores in the Kansas City Metro are looking to hire, even amid the constrictions on the economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dan Weinbaum
May 21, 2020 - 11:34 am
A number of cities in the Kansas City Metro have called off this year's 4th of July firework displays due to the pandemic and budget constraints.
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This April 16, 2020 photo shows a real estate company sign that marks a home for sale in Harmony, Pa. U.S. new home sales plunged 15.4% in March as the lockdowns that began in the middle of the month began to rattle the housing market. The Commerce Department reported Thursday, April 23, that sales of new single-family homes dropped to a seasonally ajdjusted annual rate of 627,000 last month after sales had fallen 4.6% in February. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
AP News Staff
May 21, 2020 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing homes plunged 17.8% in April with the real estate market still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that last month's decline pushed sales down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.33 million units, the...
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A mugshot of Walter Barton, executed in Missouri May 19, 2020.
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AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 10:08 am
Walter Barton had long claimed he was innocent of killing Gladys Kuehler three decades ago, and his case was tied up for years due to appeals, mistrials and two overturned convictions.
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FILE - In this April 6, 2020 file photo, a customer wearing a mask carries his purchases as he leaves a Target store during the coronavirus pandemic, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population. The Minneapolis company reported Wednesday, May 20 that comparable-store sales, which include online purchases, rose 10.8% for the three-month period that ended May 2. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 6:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population. The Minneapolis company reported Wednesday that comparable-store...
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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo shows The Eli Young Band performing during halftime of an NFL football game in Houston. The band will perform as part of the Concert in Your Car series at the new Texas Rangers stadium ,Globe Life Field, in Arlington, Texas starting June 4. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider, File)
AP News Staff
May 19, 2020 - 10:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last time bassist Jon Jones played a concert with his country group Eli Young Band was March 8. He hopes to hit the stage again in June to launch a new drive-in concert series in his first return to live music with fans since the devastating coronavirus. “This is going...
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File photo shows the exterior of the Lansing Correctional Center in Lansing, Kan.
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AP News Staff
May 18, 2020 - 10:19 am
The prison in Lansing, KS has been the hardest hit in the state, with 88 staff members and 750 inmates testing positive. Two of the staff members have died.
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A view of a club from behind a microphone.
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Marc LaVoie
May 18, 2020 - 9:34 am
"I'm reopening a comedy club in the middle of a pandemic with social distancing guidelines, you know? There's no industry standard."
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nstallation of professional sound, light, video and stage equipment for a concert. Lifting of line array speakers.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 15, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Concerts and shows will return at some point. right? But when? And during a pandemic, how exactly?
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