Population issues now confront flyover country amid the pandemic.
Here's a tragic look at the numbers . . .
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - More people in Missouri died in 2020 than were born, a rarity that was due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. A provisional report from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the "natural decrease" was the first for a complete year in 110 years, the the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported last week.