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Kansas City Adjusts To Grocery Store Changes & Catuion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The coronavirus is pushing grocery stores and other large chains that are along the front lines of the growing health crisis to change the way they do business. Many stores have undergone changes to combat the spread of COVID-19, and more changes are likely still coming.
Local Good Life Paused
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The spring season is a busy time for DJs and wedding venues. However, the coronavirus gathering restrictions have many DJs concerned, fearing they won't be playing any music at all. Fernando Esquivel's company, Fernando Productions, books 350 events a year. They live off of parties, events, and fun.
Hometown Cleaning Product Debuts To Help Workers
Kansas City brewer J. Rieger & Co. will be selling "Rieger's Remedy" hand sanitizer Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its location in the West Bottoms.J. Rieger & Co.
Hottie Life Persists
She's the Lara Jean Covey to his Peter Kavinsky. "To All The Boys I've Loved Before" star Noah Centineo and girlfriend Alexis Ren were spotted showing some serious PDA while having cocktails at Tavern on the Green in Central Park on Saturday night, an insider told Page Six.
Veep Picks Lady Partner
Beyond a plausible president, the 77-year-old Biden needs a running mate who can help him either win the critical Midwestern states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, or energize the more racially diverse generations of young voters, who could help not only in Midwest cities, but also in Southern swing states such as Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida.
COVID-19 Across The Globe
COVID-19 cases surpassed 200,000 worldwide on Wednesday as the new coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, the original epicenter of the outbreak. The total number of cases now stands at 201,436 as of 7:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, according to data compiled by John Hopkins. The virus emerged in Wuhan, China in December.
Crisis In Italy Worsens
At least 475 additional people died from the coronavirus in Italy Wednesday, marking a 19 percent spike within the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide death toll to at least 2,978, Sky News reported, citing the Italian Civil Protection Agency.
Money Man Sounds Like He's Looking For A Very Big Bailout
Hedge Fund Heavy Bill Ackman Warns CNBC That 'Hell is Coming' in Stunning Interview: 'America Will End as We Know it'
Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman stunned CNBC Wednesday with an intense doomsday economic forecast, and a plea to President Donald Trump's administration for a full U.S. shutdown. Appearing on CNBC's Halftime Report, Ackman - the CEO of Pershing Square Capital - painting a stunning portrait of how the U.S.
In Defense Of Oprah
Oprah Winfrey has denied reports she was arrested and her home raided by law enforcement.
Help For Locals
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A local Kansas City food bank that provides a helping hand for a number of counties in our area is just like the rest of us, adapting quickly to change. Harvesters is a large community food networking organization that's been working tirelessly since this coronavirus outbreak began to help those both on the Kansas and Missouri side.
Hope For Next Season
Tom is leaving the AFC, but the Chiefs aren't done facing him | Kansas City Star If quarterback Tom Brady is indeed heading to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, fans might think the Chiefs are done facing the six-time Super Bowl champion. But guess who's on the Chiefs' 2020 schedule? Yep.
Weather On The Way
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WHILE BEFORE IT FINISHES. ANOTHER REDEVELOPMENT TOWARD THE EVENING HOURS. YOUR FIR ALERT HOUR BY HOUR FORECAST IS DIPPING INTO THE 50'S, 8:00 P.M., 58 DEGREES, BY 9:00, 58. THE RAIN WILL DO IT FOR YOUR WEDNESDAY. FIRST DAY OF SPRING, TOTALLY DIFFERENT SUBJECT, HERE IS A LOOK AT MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY.
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