KANSAS CITY – Vaping is linked to a higher risk of COVID-19 among teens and young adults, based on a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The state issued a new COVID-19 protocol to schools, but whether and how much of a difference the change will make is unclear. Coronavirus infections and contacts closed Excelsior Springs High School and the Career Center all of last week and through Thanskgiving.
RICHMOND – Health department leaders in Ray and Clay counties joined others in the metro area to ask the public to help prevent COVID-19’s spread. “Our community is at a critical point again with uncontrolled community spread,” they stated jointly.
RICHMOND – The regular food distribution effort will not take place Nov. 27 at the Salvation Army Store, 104 E. Main St., but the Salvation Army stands ready to provide Christmas boxes and a Christmas Store.
NO. 59, Tanner Bennett, is out front to plow the field against Chillicothe. A step behind him, Reuben Long also clears the way for quarterback Keyshaun Elliott’s run through the defense. On this play, Elliott carries in the winning score from 29 yards out. Elliott throws or runs for seven touchdowns, breaking Richmond’s single-season TD record as the Spartans score the most points in three years in their 62-35 playoff win.
WASHINGTON – The USDA is implementing Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, CFAP 2, will provide producers with financial assistance to give them the ability to absorb some of the increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.