As the economy continues to reopen, there remains concerns over another wave of COVID-19. But what metrics will be used to make that determination? We discuss what health officials will be watching in the weeks ahead.
Juneteenth is gaining more acceptance as a paid holiday. In the past, it has mostly been recognized among African Americans. The recent focus on racial justice has brought it widespread attention.
And the pandemic that has kept so many of us apart may be putting some children at risk. Those stories and more on Statewide.
This week's lineup:
* St. Louis Public Radio's Shahla Farzan brings us a story from Missouri, where prison visitations have been stopped to avoid the spread of COVID-19. But that decision is impacting both inmates and their families.
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