Sunday, February 16, 2020

Kansas City Sunday News Review



For Sunday news readers, a quick peek at pop culture, community news and captivating items from across the nation and around the world . . .


Local Glory Fades But Selfie Memories Remain

Last day for KC Loves World Championship sign in Overland Park

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) --- Sunday marks the last day Kansas City Chiefs fans can see the Chiefs championship sign that many have taken pictures of. The KC Loves World Championship sign, which was initially on display at Union Station, will have its last day at Oak Park Mall on Sunday.


Fanboys Good For Biz

KC Sports Commission vying for big time sporting events

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When it comes to sports, Kansas City is all in. From the World Cup watch party to U.S. Gymnastics Championships, thousands and thousands show up to cheer on their favorite team.


Kangaroo Toothy Freebie

UMKC students offer free dental screenings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UMKC students offered free dental screenings today. Patients walked in to see if they qualified for deep cleanings or needed simple cavities filled. Those who chose to pursue treatment received a discounted rate.


Inside The KCPD Outreach Effort This Weekend

Engaging Neighbors for community safety

Members of the Indian Mound neighborhood association along with KCPD Community Interaction Officers Greg Smith and Pat Byrd went door to door in the area south of Budd Park Saturday morning working to engage more neighbors following an uptick of violent crime over the past few weeks.


Panties Change Hands

Will Victoria's Secret Be Better Off Bought by This Private Equity Firm? | The Motley Fool

( L Brands NYSE:LB) may have found a buyer for Victoria's Secret. Although a good argument could be made that an acquisition would be a tough sell because the struggling lingerie chain is out of step with today's consumer sensibilities, it may be that its only suitor might simply want to dismantle it.


Wu-Tang Flu Coming Home

Passenger from Holland America cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus after disembarking: reports

An 83-year-old American woman who disembarked from Holland America's MS Westerdam in Cambodia has tested positive for coronavirus in Malaysia, according to the Malaysian Ministry of Health, reports Bloomberg and Reuters. The Westerdam departed Hong Kong on Feb. 1 and was scheduled to disembark in Shanghai on Saturday before coronavirus gripped mainland China and forced itinerary changes.


Fight For Democratic Party Finally Getting Interesting

RCP reporter: Biden dropping in Nevada, Bloomberg 'very happy' with how election is playing out

RealClearPolitics (RCP) political reporter Philip Wegmann joined "America's News HQ" Saturday to talk about what candidates in the upcoming Nevada caucuses and South Carolina primary have the advantage. "But if you look at that polling, what it shows is that Joe Biden was once in first place in Nevada.


See Venice Before It Sinks

As sea levels rise, Venice fights to stay above the waterline

VENICE, Italy - While climatologists use highly technical instruments and satellites to measure rise in global sea levels, Venetians suggest a much simpler method: just count the steps of centuries-old buildings that are now under water.


EPIC Kansas City Community History Uncovered

'Black Baseball In Living Color' art exhibit honors Negro Leagues on centennial

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three years in the making, you can now see more than 200 hand-painted portraits of Negro Leagues players and key figures at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The exhibit called "Black Baseball in Living Color: The Art of Graig Kreindler" opens to the public Friday in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, which were started in Kansas City.


Local Legal Clinic Debuts

Group offers free legal assistance for special needs families

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Families with special needs children can sometimes face unexpected life challenges that require legal help. FOX4's Jonathan McCall talked to Sean Cunniff of the Northland Early Education Center about an seminar on Monday evening to provide free legal resources to those families.


KC Pet Project Saves Rats

Animals removed from Wabash Avenue home up for adoption

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than 200 rats and other animals are slowly going up for adoption at KC Pet Project. This all started on Monday when those animals were removed from a home on Wabash Avenue. Along with the rats, rabbits, geckos and guinea pigs also were rescued.


Enjoy Sunny Sunday

Mild Sunday on way

A mild Sunday is on the way with temps in the lower 50s and sun in the afternoon.


Creed - With Arms Wide Open is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Panties and pandemic. Bad news for Kansas City and the U.S.

Hope the warmer weather really does stop the spread of the sickness.