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JEFFERSON CITY – During Wednesday’s, May 20, COVID-19 briefing, Gov. Mike Parson announced the launch of a new COVID-19 dashboard containing Missouri-specific data from across the state.

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On May 22, 2020, the Missouri Secretary of State issued a statement certifying the Missouri Medicaid Expansion Initiative for the ballot. This qualified the initiative for the November ballot unless the governor called for it to go on the August ballot by the May 26 deadline. On May 26, Gov. Mike Parson (R) announced that the amendment will appear on the August 4 primary election ballot.

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ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Home State Health announced a collaboration with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, to increase access to real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) COVID-19 testing in critical areas of need in St. Louis. Through this collaboration, Home State will facilitate the distribution of up to 1,000 Quest COVID-19 test kits each week to Affinia Healthcare and People's Health Centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the eight-year history of the preeminent Kansas City-based audio fiction and arts festival in the U.S., the 'HEAR Now' Festival will hold its audio equivalent of a film festival...ONLINE. For four days in June (June 11-14, 2020), in an effort to overwhelm the creative stifling of coast-to-coast stay-at-home orders, 'HEAR Now ONLINE' will include audio arts luminaries teaching face-to-face audio storytelling, audiobook narration, and audio production workshops while awarding accolades on some of the best audio storytelling performers in the audio arts industry.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Members ranked Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) number one in Overall Customer Satisfaction among health plans in the Heartland, according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Commercial Member Health Plan Study. The company's continued focus on prioritizing their members, awarded them a score 14 points higher than the regional average for key factors such as coverage and benefits. The results are based on a study that measures member satisfaction of 149 health plans in 21 regions throughout the United States by examining six factors: billing and payment, cost, coverage and benefits, customer services, information and communication, and provider choice.

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ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A proposed settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit Mark Pirozzi and Keila Green, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. Massage Envy Franchising, LLC, Case No. 4:19 CV 00807CDP. The lawsuit claims that Massage Envy's advertising was deceptive because it promised 10 more minutes of hands-on massage than were provided during a massage session and that Missouri consumers were harmed by not receiving this 10 minutes of hands-on massage. Massage Envy Franchising, LLC denies all allegations and that any advertising was deceptive.

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MONETT, Mo., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.(®) (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Symitar(®) division today announced that UNIFY Financial Credit Union will be migrating its Episys(®) core to Jack Henry's private cloud environment.

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ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Drury Hotels Company is partnering with Ecolab Inc. - a global leader in hygiene and infection prevention solutions for the hospitality industry - to keep its guests and team members safe. In this collaborative effort, Drury will use Ecolab products as part of enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures in its more than 150 hotels nationwide.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The following notice is being jointly issued by Richman Law Group, Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, P.C. and Winston & Strawn, LLP and has been authorized by the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, in Lisa Jones et al. v. Monsanto Company, et al. (No. 4:19-cv-00102-BP).

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KANSAS CITY, Missouri, 28 de mayo de 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El siguiente aviso está siendo emitido conjuntamente por Richman Law Group, Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, P.C. y Winston & Strawn, LLP y ha sido autorizado por el Tribunal de Distrito de los Estados Unidos para el Distrito Oeste de Misuri, en Lisa Jones et al. vs. Monsanto Company, et al. (N.º 4:19-cv-00102-BP).

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ST. LOUIS, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As production begins to ramp up in some sectors, Swoosh Technologies is seeing an increase in mold and die manufacturers turning to automation of design and manufacturing to regain lost revenues.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap Services, national leader in web-based documentation, reporting and communication solutions for Medicaid-funded Home and Community Based Services (HCBS), and Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), is happy to announce a three-part series to discuss and review some of the tools from the Charting the LifeCourse Nexus(TM).

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