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Pharmacy Tech Madison Wilmes fills syringes with the coronavirus vaccine at Christian Hospital on March 4, 2021.
Sarah Fentem
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St. Louis Public Radio
More coronavirus vaccination events are coming to St. Louis and Kansas City starting next week, Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday. A higher percentage of people are interested in receiving the vaccine in urban centers than in rural areas, Parson said. Because of that difference in demand, more mass vaccination events will be moved to the state’s two largest metropolitan areas.
Cole County Circuit Court Judge William E. Hickle ruled last month that the Missouri Office of State Public Defender violated the constitutional rights of indigent people awaiting trial by forcing them to wait for weeks, and even months, before being assigned an attorney. Tony Rothert of the ACLU of Missouri and state Rep. Tony Lovasco will discuss what comes next with host Sarah Fenske.
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David Kovaluk
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St. Louis Public Radio
County health centers and St. Louis-area hospital systems have launched online forms where people can pre-register to receive coronavirus vaccinations.