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Governor Parson Announces Statewide “Stay At Home” Order

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With his first statewide social distancing order set to expire, Governor Parson ups the ante. He’s implementing a new stay-at-home order statewide from just after midnight Monday, April 6th until just before midnight on Friday, April 24th. All residents are to stay at home except to access essentials like food, healthcare or outdoor exercise, and avoid social gatherings of more …

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Friday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

We made it through another week of quarantine! IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE!  Get ready for some free food! Chipotle will be giving out 100,000 free burritos to healthcare workers next week. Click here for the story. Kroger is showing their appreciation to all of their grocery store workers. They will be giving a $2 a hour ‘Hero Bonus’ for the …

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Missouri Employers Now Hiring

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As COVID-19 rapidly spreads across the country and Mid-Missouri, many businesses have had to make tough decisions. For some, that has meant lay-offs.  But not all are reducing the workforce.

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COVID-19 Relief Resources

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Coronavirus has brought out many questions and concerns as the economy changes. Do you know where to go or what to do if you get laid off? What bills do you have to pay when the money gets tight? What kind of relief is there?  We hope the following serves as an easy go-to resource to help you through the …

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Thursday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

We are almost to the weekend, here’s your extra little boost of positivity to get you through! It’s a story that will make you cry tears of happiness! A woman in Colorado trained her dog to deliver groceries to an elderly neighbor, so they can stay away from anyone that might be contagious. Read the rest of this amazing story …

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Tuesday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

Is it just me, or did March seem like it lasted forever?!? Like even longer than January!  Today’s the last day of March so it’s time to celebrate with some amazing stories! Police officers in New Jersey organized a “Free Pizza Day” for their community and handed out over 300 slices. Now it has inspired other departments across the country …

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Beware Of Growing COVID-19 Scams

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The bad news of COVID-19 continues to hit every day. While we try to stay on the positive side of things, there’s occasionally bad stories we have to share, like these Stimulus Scams.

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Quarantined with Corgis: Week One

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One of the positives of working from home is getting to be with your family and pets all day long.  So this gave me the PERFECT excuse to start a VLOG series about being Quarantined with Corgis.  If you missed any of week one’s videos, here they are!  Make sure you don’t miss out on week two’s videos! Follow us …

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Monday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

Well, we have officially made it through one week of quarantine! I think that deserves a round of applause.  Here’s a few stories that also deserve some hand clapping.  Busch is offering three months of free beer if you foster an animal through Midwest Animal Rescue and Services (MARS). The company released a statement saying, “Social distancing is better with …

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5 Great Ideas to Bring Mid-Mo Together During Isolation

Looking for ways to entertain your family while you’re quarantined? Here are some great ways to create memories and make your community a more enjoyable place during this crazy time.  ‘Teddy Bear Hunt’– Place stuffed animals in your windows and then go on a ‘hunt’ around the neighborhood to see if anyone else is playing along. Mexico, Missouri has been …

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Friday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

First off, it’s Friday! That’s definitely something to celebrate!  But here are even more reasons to smile today!  There’s no doubt that Crocs are a favorite in the medical profession so the company announced they will be donating 10,000 pairs A DAY to all the healthcare workers who are fighting the coronavirus. Not all heroes wear capes….sometimes they wear Crocs! …

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Thursday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

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It’s going to be a good day but just in case you need some extra positivity, here it is!  Two Youtubers bought a ton of toilet paper in October for a video where they made a giant fort. When it became hard to find toilet paper in the stores, the duo started giving it away to random people on the …

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Wednesday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

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It’s hump day! Which means one day closer to the weekend and one day closer to the end of being quarantined!  We will get through this together but it helps to have a daily dose of smiles!  A teacher in El Paso, Texas is spending her free time to drive around town and check in on her students. She practiced …

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Columbia Public Schools will remain closed through April

Columbia Public Schools said Tuesday the district will be out of session until April 27 after local authorities issued a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Mayor Brian Treece announced the order will go into effect on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. and will last for at least 30 days. The district sent a letter to parents Tuesday …

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Stay-At-Home issued for Boone County

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City and county leaders met in Columbia on Tuesday morning and issued a stay-at-home order for the county, including Columbia after coronavirus numbers grew exponentially in the state. The order will go into effect on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. and will last for at least 30 days. Officials said they are trying to slow the spread of COVID-19. They …

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Here’s where we’re at with COVID-19

The world is constantly evolving with the coronavirus. As of Monday, March 23rd this is where we are at. Boone County has 17 positive COVID-19 cases, as of early Monday morning. Two Mizzou employees, and a worker at Russell Boulevard Elementary in Columbia, are among the new positives. Cole County now has four cases. There are five in Callaway County, …

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The 5 best movies to watch on Netflix

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Netflix is about to get a whole lot of love from all of us working from home.  And I’m sure I’m not the only one that scrolls the streaming service mindlessly and then just winds up watching The Office again for the millionth time.  So in order to save your thumbs from the continuous scroll, here are some really fun …

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Mid-Missouri COVID-19 Resources

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The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is causing big changes to everyday life in mid-Missouri. Here are a few places to go if you have questions (stay up-to-date on the national response at the CDC’s website): The state health department has updated information on its website. You can also call a 24-hour hotline at 877-435-8411. MU Health Care is offering free video visits with …

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Y107 COVID-19 Statement: How We Plan To Adapt

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Y107 Mission Statement: Provide quality and timely community-focused information and entertainment that is relevant to you, our mid-Missouri listener. At Y107, our priority remains supporting our clients and listeners through these difficult, uncertain times. We have helped our listeners and clients through the unusual events of other natural disasters, such as tornadoes and floods. We have always prepared to support …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: How Missouri Is Responding

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Concerns over the new coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to grow across the state and the nation. Governor Mike Parson and his administration are working each day to respond to the virus and protect the health and well-being of Missourians. Expanding COVID-19 Testing The state is currently working with the University of Missouri to expand COVID-19 testing. This should increase testing capabilities by …

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Take Y107 Everywhere!

Listen to Y107 everywhere you go with our mobile apps available for iPhone and Android! – Listen to the radio station, even when app is in background – Send us a recorded message with our open mic feature – Alarm Clock – Wake up to Y107 on your phone – Call or Email the station without leaving the app – Get artist & title …

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