BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) — A day after a local restaurant owner went on TV to explain why she was going against Jackson County’s mask mandate in places of public accommodation, the county’s environmental health department ordered the business to shut down.

The Jackson County Department of Environmental Health issued a suspension/revocation of permits notice to Rae’s Cafe on Friday morning. A sign on the business’ front door notes that the restaurant has been closed for “not following the Jackson County health order and causing a significant threat to the health and safety of the patrons.”

The restaurant, located off

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