Merideth says the change confounds him. He, too, has been unable to get any clear answers. “They have the revenue,” he says of the Department of Social Services.

For Merideth, the story of Missouri government not doing a good job funding services for poor people is an all-too-common refrain, whether it’s 100,000 children being dropped from the Medicaid rolls, leading the nation in the dubious statistic, or its low pay for state workers, or low unemployment benefits, all of which have been compounded during the pandemic.

But this is a problem he doesn’t understand. The state has the money to keep these facilities open until the city is able to safely increase building capacity. And for a governor who has claimed that local control is the best way to deal with the pandemic, instead of any statewide mask mandates or other moves, this one specifically punishes people who can least

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Facebook has launched a new feature called ‘Watch Together’ to enable group viewing of videos on Facebook Messenger.

“We’re announcing Watch Together so you can enjoy Facebook Watch videos with your friends and family and see their reactions in real-time over Messenger video calls and Messenger Rooms,” Facebook said in an official blog post.

The feature has been introduced to further improve the experience on its Messenger platform owing to the increase in usage. Facebook said that every day over 150 million video calls are made on Messenger, and more than 200 million videos sent via Messenger.

Users can use the Watch Together feature by starting a video call on Messenger or create a Messenger Room. They can then swipe up to access the menu and select Watch Together. From there they can select a video suggested for them or choose from a category such as ‘TV & Movies,’ ‘Watched’

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The nationwide need for rental assistance looms large right now, and while there are legitimate relief programs out there, now comes a warning about a fake COVID-19 grant circulating on Facebook.

The Facebook message “grant” that promises thousands of dollars and appears to come from a friend is being called a scam by the Better Business Bureau.

Here is how the scam works. You get a message on Facebook Messenger or Instagram direct message that looks like it comes from someone you know.

The message tells you about a grant for COVID-19 relief.

The sender may claim to have already applied and received thousands of dollars, but it is not true.

RELATED: Fake ‘mask exemption cards’ circulate on social media

Scammers are either hacking social media accounts or creating separate lookalike profiles of people you know to fool you.

These con artists are banking that you will trust a message

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