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Local Power Play Scam Alert
Evergy said people claiming to be with the company are calling customers and demanding immediate payment. Scam Alert! Customers reported being contacted by #Evergy demanding payments. We will never ask for your credit or debit card information over the phone.
Another Doggie Update
KC Pet Project is moving into its new 54,000 square foot facility, along with its first round of pets in Swope Park.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KC Pet Project is moving into its new 54,000 square foot facility, along with its first round of pets, in Swope Park. The $26 million facility is the first animal shelter built in Kansas City. The old facility was a converted construction site.
Keeping Christmas In KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's three locations where you can drop off your Christmas tree for free today. 1.) 11660 N. Main Street WHICH IS JUST ON THE corner of Northeast Cookingham Drive and North Main Street.2.) 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway3.)
Barbara Palvin has said she was "disappointed" by Victoria's Secret's decision to cancel its 2019 show. The catwalk event would have marked the first time that the Hungarian model would feature in the show in her new role as an Angel. "I was very disappointed," the Armani Beauty ambassador told us.
Veep Takes It Back
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden on Saturday said there would be "no legal basis" for Republicans to subpoena his testimony in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, clarifying remarks from Friday that drew criticism. "I want to clarify something I said yesterday.
Trade War Update
President Trump Donald John Trump LA Times editorial board torches Trump on climate Spotify to pause the selling of political advertising Fed study: Trump tariffs backfired, caused job losses and higher prices MORE 's tariffs on imports - meant to boost the economy - ultimately led to job losses and higher prices, a new study from the Federal Reserve has found.
Saturday Socialism Irony: Senator Warren Low On Cash
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's campaign told supporters in an email on Friday that, so far, it has raised just over $17 million in the fourth quarter, a significant drop from her fundraising haul during the third quarter. The memo asks backers to step up giving to the campaign.
Compare & Contrast
President Donald Trump often boasts about the stock market's superlative performance on his watch. And he has reason to tout market gains. During Trump's third year in office, the S&P 500-a benchmark index tracking the 500 largest U.S.-listed companies-set multiple absolute records. "New Stock Market high!"
Show-Me Growing Season Missouri Excitement
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Beginning the 2020 growing season, Missouri farmers will be able to grow industrial hemp. According to St. Louis Public Radio, producers will first need to obtain a permit from the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Heartland Head Check
TOPEKA, Kansas - It typically took Walt Hill more than a year to recruit a psychiatrist to northwest Kansas. Now he doesn't even bother. Instead, the executive director of the High Plains Mental Health Center relies on out-of-state doctors willing to work remotely, treating patients through video conference.
Working Hollywood Connections
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The movie 1917 is generating Oscar buzz just days after its release this week. It takes place during WWI, so KCTV5's Betsy Webster went to Kansas City's own WWI gem to find out how the film fits in history.
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