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a view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri from the south looking north
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KMBZ News Staff
June 29, 2020 - 1:15 pm
A new citywide mask mandate went into effect Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. A similar rule begins Tuesday for KCK/Wyandotte County. Jackson County is expected to set out a similar rule later in the week.
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Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site. Testing is done by throat swab.
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KMBZ News Staff
June 25, 2020 - 11:07 am
Two reasons KCMO health director says cases are rising in Kansas City: Reopening too soon and the lack of universal wearing of masks and face coverings.
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A dust plume seen by satellite moving west off the continent of Africa heading toward North America
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KMBZ News Staff
June 25, 2020 - 10:41 am
Kansas City will see some effect of the Saharan Air Layer, which routinely pushes large amounts of dust off the African continent and brings it westward toward North America on the trade winds.
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Sep 24, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Bubba Starling (11) is congratulated by right fielder Ryan McBroom (9) after scoring in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-U
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KMBZ News Staff
June 24, 2020 - 12:24 am
The Kansas City Royals released a video that portrays baseball and the team as a unifying influence at a time when the pandemic and racial differences keep people apart.
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Broken and damaged front red car windshield shattered glass window
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KMBZ News Staff
June 23, 2020 - 11:01 am
“You’d think that with traffic being cut down as much as it was during the coronavirus lockdown that we would not be looking at at these numbers. But that has just not been the case.”
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KMBZ News Staff
June 22, 2020 - 11:52 am
Kansas City, MO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is calling on school districts in Kansas City and St. Louis to remove police officers from schools.
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Newspaper ad for Eskimo Pie, on page 3 of the January 24, 1922 Duluth Herald.
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KMBZ News Staff
June 22, 2020 - 11:32 am
“You need to figure out how you can make a positive impact for your consumers", says Street. "You need to think about how you can make a positive impact for the community and for society as a whole.”
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Two men wear a t-shirt that reads 'BlaKC Lives Matter", a twiat on the word 'black'
KMBZ News Staff
June 19, 2020 - 12:13 pm
A play on the word 'black' rearranges the C and the K to make a unique and specific shirt for Kansas City.
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A man fills and rolls a marijuana joint
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KMBZ News Staff
June 19, 2020 - 10:47 am
On removing marijuana violations from city code, KC mayor said: "One of the ways we improve police-community relations is by eliminating laws that for too long have led to negative interactions, arrests, convictions, and disproportionate rates of incarceration of black men and black women."
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A woman wearing medical gloves grasps the handlebar of a shopping cart
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KMBZ News Staff
June 18, 2020 - 12:24 pm
It might 'feel' counterintuitive, but the wearing of gloves by the public is a recipe for actually spreading COVID-19, says Dr. Ryan Jacobsen, medical director for Johnson County, KS emergency management service.
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