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Second COVID-19 shutdown could doom KC area businesses

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Second COVID-19 shutdown could doom KC area businesses
Second COVID-19 shutdown could doom KC area businesses

Leaders in Texas, Florida and Michigan have placed additional restrictions on bars and restaurants to slow the spread of the virus after having reopened earlier this year.

Similar restrictions in the Kansas City metro could be the final straw for some businesses.

NICK STARLINGJUST AS BUSINESSES AREGETTING BACK TONORMAL-THE GROWINGNUMBER OF COVID-19CASES ARE MAKING MANYSTATES AND CITIESRETHINK THEIR PLANS.AND ANOTHER SHUTDOWNCOULD SPELL DOOM FORSOME BUSINESSES.Patrick Sanders-owner Patrick'sBarNot GrillWhen you're making zerodollars but then still payingand that type of thing it's noteasy.IT'S BEEN A TOUGH FEWMONTHS FOR PATRICK'SBAR NOT GRILL IN WALDO.SINCE THEY'RE JUST ABAR-THEY WERE TOTALLYSHUT DOWN FOR TWOMONTHS.Patrick Sanders-owner Patrick'sBarNot GrillYou missed St.

Patrick's Day,that's three weeks of billsbeing paid, you miss MarchMadness that's another 3weeks of bills being paid.BUT NOW THEY ARE OPENWITH RESTRICTIONS SUCHMASK WEARING ANDSEPARATED TABLES-BUT IF THEY WEREFORCED TO SHUT DOWNAGAIN.Patrick Sanders-owner Patrick'sBarNot GrillThere's always that fear there.THEY DON'T KNOW IF THEYCOULD SURVIVE.Patrick Sanders-owner Patrick'sBarNot GrillI don't know honestly, it woulddepend on for how long.OTHER PLACES SUCH ASSOL CANTINA ON MARTINICORNER-TOLD 41 ACTIONNEWSWHILE THEYSTAYED AFLOAT WITH TAKEOUT ORDERS-DINE-IN ISWHERE THEY THRIVE.Shawn Larson-Operating PartneratSol CantinaNobody is going to be able tosurvive on take-out alone, nosmall business can, I don'tbelieve that especially in therestaurant industry.AN INDUSTRY RELYING ONYOU TO STOP THE SPEAD--AND URGE YOU TO WEAR AMASKShawn Larson-Operating PartneratSol Cantinaplease help us out and pleasefollow the rules that we'regiven to.Patrick Sanders-owner Patrick'sBarNot GrillI just wish everybody wassocial distancing better so wecan get rid of this problemquicker.REPORTING IN KANSASCITYNICK STARLING41 ACTION NEWS.WE REACHED OUT TOOFFICES OF BOTHMISSOURI GOVERNOR MI

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