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Counties disagree if Bass Pro can stay open amid pandemic


March 27, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bass Pro Shops on opposite sides of the Kansas-Missouri border are being treated differently during the coronavirus crisis, with one county allowing a location to stay open because the outdoor gear chain sells some packaged foods, but another county determining that its location needs to close.

Officials in Johnson County, Kansas, say the company's store in Olathe is allowed to remain open because it falls under the exemptions for grocery stores in the county's order.

In neighboring Jackson County, Missouri, however, the Bass Pro location seemed to be selling prim...

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