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A nurse holds a swab and test tube ready to administer a covid-19 test
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KMBZ News Staff
April 10, 2020 - 9:58 am
500 randomly chosen Johnson County, KS residents lined up to get tested for COVID-19. It's the first in a series of random testing events by the JOCO health department to gather data to better understand the coronavirus.
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A man holds a face shield with parts made from a 3D printer
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Marc LaVoie
April 10, 2020 - 9:01 am
A Paola, KS high school robotics team has made parts for hundreds of face shields so far.
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a close up of dollar bills
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KMBZ News Staff
April 07, 2020 - 1:27 pm
"What we are seeing most commonly today is the old school check fraud, one of the oldest forms of fraud..." Scammers and phishers are using our own fears and trust against us. Preying on the vulnerable.
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Rebecca Crockett shows off a homemade facemask
KMBZ News Staff
April 07, 2020 - 11:23 am
A video tutorial on how to make a homemade facemask from items you likely have on hand - paper towels, a bandana, even an old t-shirt.
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Harry S. Truman sworn in as 33rd president after death of FDR
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Marc LaVoie
April 07, 2020 - 10:09 am
It's been 75 years since a former Kansas City haberdasher was sworn in as president. Harry Truman would say he felt as if the sun, the moon and the stars had fallen on him after being thrust into the role of Commander-in-Chief during World War II.
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A small backyard vegetable garden
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Rebecca Crockett
April 07, 2020 - 9:09 am
With much of the country under a quarantine due to the novel coronavirus, some are embracing the idea of growing their own food.
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A sumatran tiger at the Kansas City Zoo
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KMBZ News Staff
April 06, 2020 - 9:45 am
The tigers are hungry, so too are all of the animals at the Kansas City Zoo. A fundraiser is underway to help supplement the costs whiel the zoo is closed to the public due to COVID-19.
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an illustration of several hands building a first aid kit
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KMBZ News Staff
April 06, 2020 - 8:55 am
Missouri recruiting retired healthcare workers, healthcare students and medical professionals to join its Disaster Medical Assistance Team
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Artist rendition of the novel coronavirus
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AP News Staff
April 06, 2020 - 7:51 am
A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus. Inovio Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it has Food and Drug Administration permission for the study in 40 healthy volunteers in Philadelphia and Kansas City, Missouri. The study is a first step...
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a photo of Bill Withers
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AP News Staff
April 03, 2020 - 9:54 am
His death comes as the public draws inspiration from his music during the coronavirus pandemic, with health care workers, choirs, artists and more posting their own renditions of “Lean on Me” to help get through the difficult times.
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