Charlie Keegan, 41 Action News

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Recent articles by Charlie:

USDA renews food box program through July, August

The United States Department of Agriculture extended its Farmers to Families food box program through August to help keep farmers in business and put fresh food on the tables of people in need. → Read More

KCMO’s mask mandate goes into effect Monday

A new rule goes into effect Monday requiring people to wear a face mask inside buildings within the limits of Kansas City, Missouri. → Read More

Rebound KC: $100 billion still up for grabs in PPP loans, but you have to apply before June 30

There is more than $100 billion up for grabs through the federal government’s Payroll Protection Program. But the deadline to apply for one of the loans is Tuesday, June 30. → Read More

Organization launches fundraiser to keep Debate KC going through pandemic

Going virtual cost Debate Kansas City money and to make matters worse, COVID-19 forced Debate Kansas City to cancel fundraisers. The group launched a GoFundMe page to help keep the program alive in the fall. → Read More

Requests for home offices increase for KC area custom homebuilders

A custom homebuilder in Lenexa, Kansas, said customers now ask him about including a home office, better WiFi connectivity and air filtration in response to COVID-19. → Read More

Senior meal delivery program in Kansas City adapts to meet increased need

The Mid-America Regional Council adapted its meal delivery program for seniors during the pandemic and plans to keep the changes in place permanently, allowing seniors to choose their own meals and receive local food. → Read More

Groups hope to turn Juneteenth celebrations into action with voter registration drive

Groups in Kansas City, Missouri, want to turn Juneteenth celebrations into action by hosting a voter registration drive Friday afternoon. → Read More

Full KCMO council to discuss proposal to drop charges against peaceful protesters

Thursday afternoon, the full Kansas City, Missouri, city council will debate whether to drop municipal charges against nonviolent protesters the police arrested between May 29, 2020, and June 2, 2020. → Read More

An inside look at notification procedures after a positive COVID-19 case

41 Action News asked four area health departments about the steps which come after a positive test. Specifically, about notifying people who may have been exposed to that person with the positive test result. → Read More

Libraries begin to reopen on limited basis in Kansas, Missouri

Libraries operated by Johnson County, Kansas, will reopen Monday. → Read More

What to expect when you go back to the gym around Kansas City

The senior general manager of Life Time’s location in Overland Park walked 41 Action News through some of the major changes people using the gym will notice. → Read More

Rebound KC: Websites help companies get through the pandemic

The owner of Willow Spring Mercantile in Excelsior Springs, Mo., was able to easily launch a website thanks to an offer from the website design firm Morgansites, which created e-commerce sites for small businesses in need of an online platform on which to sell their products. → Read More

Group wants KCMO to take “most aggressive effort ever” to get internet access in every household

The Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion will ask leaders in Kansas City, Missouri, to ensure everyone in the city has access to broadband internet. → Read More

KCPD: One dead, four injured in shooting at 18th & Vine

UPDATE, 7:00 A.M. | KCPD has confirmed one person is dead in overnight shooting at 18th and Vine. → Read More

Plaza business owners support protestors

Local business owners on the Country Club Plaza say they support peaceful protests and the loss in business due to demonstrations is a small price to pay for societal change. → Read More

Rebound KC: Skilled KC Technical Institute to open in September

Skilled KC will help adults earn certifications in either software development, biotechnology or advanced manufacturing during a roughly five-month-long program. → Read More

Election Day in KCMO kicks off with changes to prevent spread of COVID-19

Election leaders across Missouri put changes in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 during Tuesday's election. → Read More

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City reopen for summer camp

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City reopen Monday after weeks closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Graffiti left behind after Sunday’s protest in Kansas City

People in Kansas City, Missouri, will notice graffiti in areas around the Country Club Plaza Monday morning. → Read More

Group creating coloring book to raise awareness about COVID-19 in northeast part of city

The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Arts KC want to use art to raise awareness about the coronavirus by creating a coloring book to distribute in zip codes with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. → Read More