This Missouri building has played many roles over the years. It was once a sanatorium to treat tuberculosis. Over its lifetime, it would also be a hospital and veteran's home. Now, it's been left abandoned with many items from its past remaining behind. Asylum Projects documents much of what used...
TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- On Thursday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt sent a letter to President Joe Biden, saying he must drop the proposed vaccine mandate or face legal action over it. Schmidt and Schmitt, along with 22 other state attorneys general, sent the...
JEFFERSON CITY — A family of nine Afghan refugees will be taken in by Catholic Charities in Jefferson City,. "They're coming here because if they were to have stayed, their lives were in jeopardy," said Dan Lester, the non-profit organization's executive director for Central and Northern Missouri. "It could be days, I would be really surprised if we didn't see anybody before the end of September."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Jefferson City Board of Education voted Thursday night to keep the JC Schools' COVID-19 reentry plan in place and will reevaluate around the 30th day of school. Public comment mainly consisted of debating over masks for students in schools. Watch the meeting replay in the player below. It's an ongoing The post Jefferson City Board of Education votes to keep COVID-19 reentry plan in place appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) - A local waterway is still polluted after more than two decades, and researchers are trying to figure out why. . The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says it is not so sure it is all connected to just one problem. Contamination in Wilson’s Creek dates back to at least 1998. At that time it was placed on an “impaired waters” list.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — The New Bloomfield R-3 School District Board of Education approved the purchase of a Chevrolet Silverado for $36, 669 at its Thursday meeting. They also approved the amended Employee Manual as presented and then rescinded and then approved policy number C-165-P and I-125-P. After reviewing the Safe...
(Missouri News Service) – One out of every three people incarcerated in the United States has contracted COVID-19, and a new report shows how state prison systems – including in Missouri – have failed to properly handle the public-health crisis. The Prison Policy Initiative report evaluates how corrections departments have...
New Missouri DHSS director on law limiting health officials’ authority: ‘This is one that haunts me’
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The state’s new health director said the new law limiting the authority of public health officials worries him. Another concern of his – vaccination numbers. Less than three weeks into the job, Don Kauerauf told reporters Thursday that masks work. He said there’s not a one-size-fits-all...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The state’s new law limiting the authority of public health officials and the low vaccination rate is worrying the Missouri Health Director Don Kauerauf. After less than three weeks into the job, Don Kauerauf says that masks work. He said there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution but believes the state health department should provide baseline guidance for schools and communities to follow.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With millions of dollars flowing into Missouri to address the digital divide, internet providers noted one of the biggest obstacles to investing in broadband infrastructure was inadequate coverage mapping. Charter Communications senior manager for government affairs Mike Mores noted the mapping system used by the Federal...
The California Democrat and the Daughters of the American Revolution are partnering for this year's Constitution Week, which commemorates the famous U.S. document. Constitution Week runs Sept. 17-23. Test your knowledge of the Constitution by taking our daily quizzes at californiademocrat.com. If you provide your email and opt in for...
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Columbia: 1. 1001 W Broadway (573) 777-7333; 2. 1814 Paris Rd (573) 777-7373; 3. 1400 Forum Blvd (573) 446-2804; 4. 1814 Paris Rd (573) 777-7373; 5. 1729 W Broadway (573) 445-9451; 6. 2900 Paris Rd (573) 474-9418; 7. 3100
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Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 657,114 Americans have died — and as the delta variant spreads, that number continues to grow. Adjusting for population, there have been a total of 201 COVID-19-related deaths for every 100,000 Americans nationwide. In Missouri, deaths […]
Missouri’s new Department of Health and Senior Services Director says public health is not and should not be political. During a press call today, Don Kauerauf (cair-off) says public health is about the science. Northwest Mo Info · Mo1kauerauf1. Kaueroff started September 1. He replaced Dr. Randall Williams, whom the...
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COVID-19: Over 7.6 Million Vaccines Have Been Distributed to Missouri. This is How Many the State Has Actually Given Out
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