COVID Cases Spike Amid Political Push Back

A quick glimpse at locals news ahead of and EXPECTED turkey day surge . . .

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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Missouri adds 1,208 new cases Wednesday; Kansas reports 3,096

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates around the Kansas City metro area, and in Kansas and Missouri.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesdayy the state has 452,909 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 6,634 deaths since the outbreak started.

KCK meeting could either extend mask mandate to January or let it expire Thursday night

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- With more and more municipalities, counties and school districts lifting their mask mandates heading into the holiday season, eyes on Thursday night will be on the Kansas City, KS/Wyandotte County Unified Government. County and city officials are set to discuss and potentially vote on a measure to extend the mask mandate to Jan.

Kansas lawmakers look to undercut federal vaccine mandates, and that worries public health officials

TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican lawmakers look determined to take on the Biden administration's insistence that employers pressure their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Legislature meets in a special session next week to engage in battle with the federal government over the vaccine mandates.

Kansans who compare COVID-19 mandates to Holocaust fuel antisemitism - Kansas Reflector

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Paul Samberg is a senior at the University of Kansas studying journalism, Jewish studies and political science. "Are there even Jews there?"

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