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12th & Oak Takes Sweet Time With Small Biz Stimulus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three weeks ago, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas introduced an ordinance to provide $500,000 to Kansas City small businesses facing the fallout of the pandemic. "There was a contract set that had anticipated whoever was giving would do a loan loss reserve fund to make it easier.
Country Club Plaza Offers Classy Office Space Alternative
As many hotels shut down during the pandemic, one is getting creative to keep revenue coming in. A Kansas City hotel is cashing in on people working remotely.The Raphael Hotel on the Country Club Plaza is renting out rooms as office space to help workers maintain social distancing.
Call For Help, Rummy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention and Recovery in Kansas City, Missouri noticed an alarming trend following the COVID-19 pandemic and stay at home orders. Susan Whitmore, First Call President and CEO, said that people who were struggling with addictions before the pandemic, fell into an even darker place after the coronavirus hit.
Heartland Health Check Starts
TOPEKA, Kan. - Both Kansas and Missouri officials have announced increased testing throughout the state, one of the criteria suggested by the federal government when considering ending stay-at-home orders. Read: 'Call your own shots': Trump gives governors 3-phase plan to reopen economy Here is what each state's top officials have said about the coronavirus in their respective states.
Hottie Pro Stands Up To Trolls
FORMER golf professional Paige Spiranac has spoken out on the horrendous experience of having a nude photo leaked - and how she managed to take back control of her body by getting her "t*ts out" on her own terms. The 26-year-old social media personality sent the picture to a guy she was dating, but things turned nasty after they broke up.
Navy Man Comeback!!!
The head of the Navy recommended to Defense Secretary Mark Esper that Capt. Brett Crozier be restored to command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier on Friday, according to an administration official.
Study Contradicts Prez Trump
Citing a 'primary outcome' of death, researchers cut chloroquine coronavirus study short over safety concerns
Citing a "primary outcome" of death, researchers cut short a study testing anti-malaria drug chloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 after some patients developed irregular heart beats and nearly two dozen died after taking doses daily.
Global Vaxx Push Without USA
World leaders pledged on Friday to accelerate work on tests, drugs and vaccines against COVID-19 and to share them around the globe, but the United States did not take part in the launch of the World Health Organization (WHO) initiative.
China Breaking Hong Kong
China is prosecuting its first foreign national for involvement in the Hong Kong protests, which racked the city for much of last year. State media said on Friday that Guangzhou city's national security bureau had finished investigations into Lee Henley Hu Xiang, a Belizean national and Taiwan resident, and his case had been transferred to the Guangzhou people's procuratorate for prosecution.
Survey Despeately Searches For King Of Kansas City Royals
We are down to our final eight most beloved Royals of all time! We divided 64 players into four eras - The Herzog era (1969-1980), the Howser era (1981-1994), the Muser era (1995-2010), and the Yost era (2011-2019).
Local Tech Cash To Cope With Pandemic Harsh Times
Editor's note: The following is part of Startland News' ongoing coverage of the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Kansas City's entrepreneur community, as well as how innovation is helping to drive a new normal in the ecosystem. Click here to follow related stories as they develop.
KC Weekend Rain Forceast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SOUTH AND OTTAWA ALSO IN THE MIDDLE 60'S. FIRST ALERT CLOUDS AND RADAR. ONE LINE IS EXITING. HAVE YOUR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WE SAW EARLIER ARE ALSO MOVING TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST. HERE IS THE GAP OF HEAVIER ACTIVITY. BC MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POPPING UP OUT OF THE WEST.
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