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Local COVID-19 Reality Check
KCUR is working around the clock to keep you as informed as possible about the latest COVID-19 news in the Kansas City metro. We are posting frequent updates on our live blog and seeking the most up-to-the-minute information from experts.
It's Fun To Stay At The YMCA
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With essential businesses still open and schools closed, some parents are searching for daytime childcare. The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is working to meet community needs at facilities in Kansas and Missouri. "Being able to pivot and respond to community needs is who we are as an organization," President and [...]
Kansas City Trucker Testimony Reveals Working-Class Values
JOHNSON'S CORNER, Colorado - Sitting in the cab of his blue Volvo big rig, trucker Lee Robertson leafs through the sheaf of papers listing what's stacked inside the refrigerated trailer hooked up behind him. "Eggs. Cream cheese. Vegetables. Chicken," he shouts over the rumble of engines from semi-trailers parked at this truck stop between Denver and Cheyenne.
Hotness Promo Sizzles From Across The Pond
Megan Barton Hanson has unveiled a sizzling set of new snapshots to mark her return to X-rated subscription service OnlyFans. In the images, the 26-year-old Love Island star is seen striking a series of sultry poses as she flaunts her breathtaking curves in a lacy yellow teddy suit.
Insta Biz Stuggules
Hundreds of thousands of folks are outta work due to the coronavirus pandemic ... and even smoking hot girls who get paid for social media posts are feeling the pinch. Abigail Ratchford , who has a legion of 9 million Instagram followers, tells TMZ ...
Prez Calls Up Help
President Donald Trump on Sunday announced he would activate the federal National Guard to assist Washington, California and New York, three of the states hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. He added that those three states have either been approved or will soon be approved for major disaster declarations to allow the federal government to more seamlessly provide supplies.
Democratic Party Demands Better Worker Stimulus
Senate Democrats block a trillion-dollar stimulus package and urge more aid for workers impacted by the new coronavirus outbreak
The Senate failed to pass a trillion-dollar stimulus package on Sunday evening, with Democrats arguing the aid measure failed to adequately protect workers impacted by the novel coronavirus spread. The historic relief package was introduced by Senate Republicans on Thursday and offered several measures to help small businesses and large corporations, as well as allocating some unemployment insurance and $250 billion directly to Americans.
Hong Kong Setback
As the sudden surge in cases in Hong Kong shows, quarantines and social distancing must continue well beyond the initial wave of cases, if another round of infections is to be avoided.
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban and the Afghan government held a "virtual" meeting on prisoner releases on Sunday, officials said, offering some hope of a breakthrough on a matter that has deadlocked the two sides and threatened a nascent peace process.
Kansas City Chiefs Continue Reign As Beloved Champs
Kansas City Chiefs players have continued their charitable work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the early stages, Tyreek Hill extended a philanthropic challenge to his teammates by donating meals to a local area food bank. The result was Hill, Travis Kelce, Patrick Mahomes and Tyrann Mathieu combining to donate a total of 63,000 meals to the Harvesters Community Food Network.
Time To Contemplate Royals Baseball Victory
Kansas City Royals fans yearn for the days of the shut-down bullpen "law firm" days of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis, and Greg Holland (to some extent Ryan Madson). The 2014 and 2015 back-to-back AL pennant champions were led by one of the most dominant bullpens in the decade.
Kansas City Sunshine Prediction
Rain, rumbles of thunder possible Tuesday morning
Miranda Lambert - Bluebird is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .