Friday, April 17, 2020

Kansas City Friday News Link Carryall



Playboy hottie Carla and her IMPRESSIVE BODY OF WORK inspires this update that include pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .


Launching EPIC Kansas City Cash Prizes For Creatives

KC artists eligible for stimulus from a $120k relief fund

ArtsKC, Charlotte Street, and the Spencer Museum of Art have set up a relief fund to support local artists who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Artists are encouraged to apply for this interdisciplinary grant beginning now. Starting May 1st, ten artists will be chosen each week as recipients of a portion of the fund.


Cowtown Sign Of The Times

Sign shops stays busy during COVID-19 pandemic

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Russ Pence is getting a lot of business he didn't expect and didn't really want because it means we're in the midst of a pandemic. The owner of Vital Signs in Blue Springs, Missouri, said since stay-at-home orders went into effect across Jackson County last month, he has received calls from several businesses looking for new signage.


Helping Kansas City Students Cross Digital Divide

KCPS students get technology with help of local nonprofits

With schools shifting online during the COVID-19 crises, having internet access is more important than ever. Nonprofit agencies are making sure Kansas City Public Schools students have the technology they need.Computers and WiFi hotspots, free of charge. "Didn't believe it," parent Paul Byrd said.


Doctors Conduct Social Science

Doctors discuss ways to safely reopen Kansas and Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - As discussions begin about reopening the country, doctors with the University of Kansas Health System are making suggestions on how to stay safe. Dr. Steven Stites, chief medical officer of the health system, said it's important that people continue to follow infection control measures, including social distancing and proper hand washing.


Prez Trump Talks Liberation

Trump demands states 'LIBERATE' after he issues new coronavirus guidelines and protests pop up

President Donald Trump on Friday urged Michigan, Minnesota and Virginia to "LIBERATE," compounding the pressure on state leaders to start loosening their strict social distancing measures amid the coronavirus pandemic. The president's exhortations on Twitter came a day after the White House issued new federal guidelines on "reopening" the economy, providing states and regions with a broad pathway toward easing their restrictions on businesses and individual residents.


Wuhan Part Deux

China increases death toll in outbreak city by 50%

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus originated last year, has raised its official Covid-19 death toll by 50%, adding 1,290 fatalities. Wuhan officials attributed the new figure to updated reporting and deaths outside hospitals. China has insisted there was no cover-up. It has been accused of downplaying the severity of its virus outbreak.


Candidate Biden Disappoints

The More Anger at China, the Worse for Biden | RealClearPolitics

For months now, it has been clear that Biden family corruption will be a campaign issue. The impeachment focused attention on ties between the vice president's son, Hunter, and the corrupt Ukrainian oil and gas giant Burisma. But Hunter had equally close, equally profitable ties to Chinese state-owned banks.


Push Back Against Veep

Senate Democrats grill Pence on coronavirus testing and Trump tweets in tense phone call

Senate Democrats grilled Vice President Mike Pence over coronavirus testing and President Donald Trump's tweets during a tense phone call Friday afternoon on the pandemic response.


American Comeback In Doubt

Most Americans doubt the coronavirus crisis will end soon, poll says

More Americans are pessimistic about when life will return to normal amid the coronavirus crisis, according to a poll released Friday. The ABC News/Ipsos poll said that among Americans who said their daily routine had changed due to the coronavirus, just 31 percent believed life would be back to normal by June 1, compared to 44 percent who felt that way in a poll earlier this month.


Golden Ghetto Produce Fix

Overland Park Farmer's Market to open April 25 as drive-thru

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Farmer's Market will open this month with a few tweaks to improve social distancing. The market will now open April 25 in a drive- thru format in the parking lot of the Overland Park Convention Center. The drive thru- will be a one-way path through the parking lot [...]


NextGen Kemper Offers Hope

C2FO's Sandy Kemper: Remote work has potential to strain communication, but fosters empathy

But perhaps more impactful, the veteran entrepreneur said, is the shutdown’s potential for transformative impact on company culture — especially for a startup with about 260 workers at its Kansas City headquarters.


Chill & Then Springtime

After chilly start, temps climb into low 60s Saturday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript AT 41 AND STILL UP TO TRENTON 39 FIRST ALERT FORECAST WILL HAVE TEMPERATURES DROPPING BACK IN THE 40'S. COOLING DOWN CALMER WINDS WHAT WE SAW AND BREAKS IN THE OVERCAST FOR LATER ON THIS EVENING. CHECKING OUT THE WEEKEND. IT STARTS OFF COLD. FREEZE WARNING.


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