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Mayor's Voting Trouble Redux
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas made national headlines Tuesday when he tried to vote in Missouri's presidential primary but was incorrectly told by an election worker that he wasn't in the system. Lucas was eventually able to vote Tuesday evening, but said his experience was part of a larger issue with voting and called on Missouri to increase funding for elections and offer mail-in voting.
Kansas City Evictions Cont'd
Hide Transcript Show Transcript JACKSON COUNTY EVICTION COURT. MATT: SINCE JULY OF LAST YEAR, WE'VE BEEN REPORTING ON KM-TEH REALTY. WE'VE ALSO REPORTED THAT TEH IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST OF VICTORS HERE IN THE KANSAS CITY AREA. 23:26. -- THAT'S ALL WHILE TENANTS HAVE SAID THOSE LANDLORDS WON'T FIX PROBLEMS, OR PAY FOR UTILITIES, LEAVING PEOPLE SCRAMBLING.
City Hall Assurances
'Right now the professionals are telling us that we can handle this tournament without a risk to public health,' says KC mayor
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas addresses the coronavirus and the Big 12 tournament this weekend.
Kansas City Considers Medicial Supply Scarcity
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, hospitals in the Kansas City metro are working to conserve personal protective equipment, such as masks and gowns. Children's Mercy locations and Saint Luke's Health System have pulled masks from their public entrances and now require people to ask for them.
Brit Cosplay Exposes Out Of This World Hotness
Rita Ora transformed into a sexy sci-fi warrior for her latest shoot, as she teased the release of her new single How To Be Lonely. The British hitmaker, 29, donned an incredible blue wig and gold armour as she channelled her inner Wonder Woman for the sexy photo shoot.
Cruising Toward Crackdown
The White House is awaiting a cruise-ship industry proposal on preventing coronavirus before deciding whether to actively discourage Americans from boarding the vessels to prevent the further spread of the disease.
Prez Putin Power Play
Vladimir Putin is making plans to be president for life. In an abrupt - if not totally shocking - move, Russia's State Duma (its lower house of parliament) proposed a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would reset presidential term limits to zero, allowing Putin to run again for president in 2024, when his tenure is supposed to expire.
Prince Andrew is "dipping his toe" back into royal life - even as US officials are furious at his failure to cooperate with the Jeffrey Epstein investigation, according to a report Tuesday. The disgraced Duke of York, 60, was photographed Monday at a memorial service for a senior courtier - with friends telling the Sun he was there with the blessing of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the nation, Democrats announced Tuesday that the CNN-Univision Democratic presidential debate set for this weekend will be held without an audience.
Local Summer Sounds Echo
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Beach Boys are making their debut at the Kauffman Center this summer. They will perform in Muriel Kauffman Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on August 3. Tickets start at $54 and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday.
Charitable Life Lesson
A Kansas City church is making sure that every girl who wants to go to prom has her perfect dress."Rather than getting a $20 or $30 dress, we'd rather them have a $600 dress they can get for absolutely no cost," said Laura Wesche, a volunteer at Blessed Dress KC.The prom boutique is in the basement of Central United Methodist Church.
Spring Rains Coming Soon
Have the umbrellas ready because a spring time rainy pattern is setting up. Sure, over the last 25 days it's rained only twice. Once on February 24 and then on Monday, March 9. But Monday's rain was a record for the date, (1.73" at Kansas City International) and may just be the beginning of a very wet weather pattern that will continue for the next two weeks.
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