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Kansas City Doggy Homecoming
A dog who waited more than five and a half years in a Kansas City shelter for adoption has found a permanent home after a benefactor paid $3,000 for his photograph to appear on a giant billboard.
VA Fight Cont'd
Employees Allegedly Suffered Years of Discrimination, Bullying at Kansas City VA Hospital - Now They're Speaking Out Anonymously
Current and former workers at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, are making their voices heard after sufffering years of what they describe as racial discrimination and a toxic work environment. Complaints have continued piling up against the health care facility, where nearly two dozen employees say they were routinely mistreated, according to local station FOX 4 KC.
Artsy Healthcare Decor
Glass blower Tyler Kimball is making two large installations by hand for University Health II. The artist notes that the pieces he's making - called rondels - offer fascinating detail close-up and individually, as well as from afar and collectively.
UPDATE: MANIPULATED MEDIA!!!
Joe Biden is racking up endorsements from former rivals and Democratic insiders, but a gaffe-riddled 7-minute speech on Saturday in Missouri led President Trump to tweet out an edited clip that appears to have the former vice president endorse the current commander in chief.
Hotness On Global Scale
Supermodel Lais Ribeiro talks passion and purpose.Embroidered dress, $13,900, and embroidered dress with swan print, $5,500, both at Burberry, Design District; Samira hoops, $650, and Stripe ring, $200, both at Jennifer Fisher; L'Arc de Davidor ring GM with Palais diamonds, $11,050, at L'Arc de Davidor Lais Ribeiro is one of the most hardworking models on the planet.
Southland History Documented
130 years ago a spurned female journalist started a woman's organization, and the Homemakers of Hickman Mills soon joined her cause
By Kathy Feist In 1945, the Homemakers of Hickman Mills, which was founded in 1914, decided to become something bigger than themselves. They joined the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), a growing organization comprised of hundreds of smaller clubs that are "dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service ."
Soggy Monday Awaits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Share in our weather experience on the weather blog. Click on the blog at the top of the page for more information. For a full list of weather alerts, click here. Very windy, still a high fire danger, but a high of 70° for the first time since October 18th Rain arrives around midnight Sunday night and we need it!
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