Inspired by Siri's big, thick return to the pr0n game; we start the morning with a quick collection of important items concerning pop culture, community news and a variety of info from cross the nation and around the world.
Kansas City Cutoff
The Kansas City Housing Authority is making plans to withhold another $41,000 in taxpayer-subsidized housing contracts to landlords with TEH Realty, who are currently under federal investigation.The developments come after the Housing Authority's planned reinspection of 81 units at the Nob Hill Apartments in south Kansas City.
Road Warrior Revamp
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Commuters who travel on U.S. 69 in Johnson County, Kansas, know that traffic can be dense depending on the time of day. Those commuters may not know that U.S. 69 is the busiest four-lane highway in the state of Kansas.
Local COVID-19 Cleaning
In an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, HCA Midwest Health said it is taking extra precautions at its hospitals, clinics, urgent care centers and surgery centers.HCA Midwest Health said it starts by consolidating entry points and requiring that all patients and visitors are screened prior
Siri's Backstory Revealed
What's in a name? Well, apparently frustration and mild annoyance if you share it with something everyone knows about. An adult film star took to Q&A site Quora to share her biggest bugbear - that she shares her name with Apple's friendly assistant, Siri.
Definition Of Terms
China's foreign ministry on Monday objected to the expression "Wuhan coronavirus" - saying the name will "stigmatize" the country - following remarks from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy woke up on to deserted streets in an unprecedented lockdown on Tuesday after the government extended quarantine measures across the entire country in a bid to slow Europe's worst outbreak of the coronavirus.
Military 2020 Maneuvers
The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday, taking a step forward on its peace deal with the Taliban while also praising Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's promise to start releasing Taliban prisoners after he had delayed for over a week.
Veep Fights Haters
"I would hope you not repeat that," Trump said sarcastically according to an attendee. With Biden emerging as the likely Democratic nominee, Trump has launched a concerted, near-daily campaign to raise doubts about the 77-year-old's mental acuity. The president has been bolstered by a conservative echo chamber flooding social media with video clips highlighting Biden's gaffes.
Show-Me Fear Sales
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is warning consumers about potential scams related to the coronavirus outbreak. In a news release, Schmitt said although there haven't been any formal complaints about scams related to the virus, people need to be aware. Schmitt warns that consumers need to be aware of phishing attempts [...]
Dead-Tree Demise Redux
McClatchy's Kansas City Star ended its Saturday print edition with last weekend's issue, the paper's president Mike Fannin announced in a post Sunday. The move to cut the Saturday edition was announced late last year. "The Star has not missed a single day of covering the news in Kansas City since the first paper was printed almost 140 years ago.
Cowtown Artsy Debut
I can't remember ever having left an exhibition of paintings and subsequently thinking much about how they were created. The "Summer Wheat: Blood, Sweat, and Tears" exhibit of 17 paintings and drawings from 2017- 2019 at Kemper Museum of Contemporary has changed all that.
Soggy KC Tuesday Awaits
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