Per ushe, people trying to make a buck and survive on the ground level are paying an exorbitant price for political drama at 12th & Oak.
Big picture . . .
KANSAS CITY SMALL BIZ SUFFERS SUMMER 2021 AS COVID FEAR & SLAP FIGHTING CHASES AWAY CUSTOMERS!!!
A quick note sent our way on the topic of the public health discourse . . .
"Question for you TKC: Who is going to pay for the Mayor's mask mandate when so many of our businesses are going bankrupt again???
"We've had a couple of good weekends here in Midtown but the 'comeback' has never materialized.
"Sure, it's not all the Mayor's fault but if you look at that mask mandate closely, all of the enforcement is targeted at small businesses. Just like they did last time around, I expect the health department is obviously going to make an example out of anybody who opposes the mask extension.
"In the meantime, the crowds have thinned out and the weekends are the only thing that sustains Westport. I don't see the box stores or chain restaurants having many problems for facing similar scrutiny . . . To my eyes, this mask order is targeted solely at small KC businesses."
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The owner of the Westport Flea Market says they can't control what city leaders decide but says his business will do whatever it takes to make sure they can keep their doors open.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You don't have to spend much time on social media to realize there's a lot of bad information being peddled regarding how vaccine and mask mandates are an assault on your civil rights. To clear up the confusion, FOX4 went to Katherine Myers, an attorney who specials in civil rights and employment law.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, announced Wednesday that employees who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be tested weekly for the disease.Unified Government County Administrator Doug Bach announced the new mandatory policy. Starting the week of Sept.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dr. Steven Stites, chief medical officer at the University of Kansas Health System, has a message for Kansas Citians: "Give us a break. Quit believing the baloney and believe the science."
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Across the Kansas City metro, hospitals are busy, and emergency department wait times remain high. Doctors believe we need a community response to this crisis. Dr. Ryan Jacobsen said about half the hospitals across the metro are on "high volume," signaling a lack of bed space and staff.
The exception that proves the rule . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The shop inside Madison Stitch isn't always quiet, especially when they are sewing masks. "When the pandemic started we pivoted to making fabric style face masks very early on and it exploded," said John Pryor, founder of Madison Flitch and Madison Stitch Madison Stitch converted their entire shop to sewing masks in February 2020, selling and donating close to 35,000 masks.
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