Friday, April 17, 2020

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A late night peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .


Kansas City Po'Folk Suffer Worsening Scarcity

Food pantries struggle to keep up with need during pandemic

Food pantries are struggling to keep up with the demand because thousands of people are without work.Car after SUV after truck shows up at the Community Services League for help."We really didn't realize that the increase would be so large," said Melodie Chrisman, vice president of income support at the Community Services League.The food bank is open three days a week.


Cowtown Eat Out Weekend

A list of KC Metro restaurants open for curbside, delivery service

Breaking News Consider supporting the restaurant industry in and around Kansas City if you can. Here's a helpful list of what establishments are open for take-out, delivery or both. Would you like to have your business added to Curbside KC? Please contact us by email HERE.


Kansas City King Of Merch

Patrick Mahomes passes Tom Brady as this season's new pro football retail king

David J. Phillip SOURCE: David J. Phillip Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is this season's new pro football retail king.Mahomes passed Tom Brady on the National Football League Players Association's official list of top-selling players in the period from March 1, 2019 to Feb.


Night In Paris And Topless Legacy Confessional

Paris Hilton goes topless, discusses global success for Rollacoaster

She's one of the most successful celebrities of her generation and Paris Hilton is well aware of her appeal. Going topless for an artistic new shoot for Rollacoaster, the socialite, 39, models a host of sexy outfits including thong leotards and clasping a Juicy Couture bag.


Coronavirus Double Down

Will You Get A Second Stimulus Check?

Are you ready for a second stimulus check? Here's what you need to know. Stimulus Check The first batch of stimulus checks have been sent to millions of Americans. Have you received your stimulus check? Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin estimates that approximately 80 million Americans have received their stimulus check this week through direct deposit.


Pandemic Track Back

Coronavirus outbreak may have started as early as September, scientists say

The coronavirus outbreak could have started as early as mid-September, and the Chinese city of Wuhan may not be where it began, a scientist looking at the origins of the disease has said. Geneticist Peter Forster, from the U.K.'s University of Cambridge, is leading a research project to understand the historical processes that led to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Prez Trump Powerful Gesture

'Experience of a lifetime:' Truck driver reacts to being saluted by Trump at White House

A truck driver appeared on " Fox & Friends" Friday to talk about a White House event the day before in which President Trump recognized and applauded the industry for keeping America supplied during the coronavirus. "It was definitely an experience of a lifetime," Stephen Richardson told "Fox & Friends."


Pandemic Shrinks China

China's economy shrinks for the first time since records began after coronavirus outbreak

China's economic output shrank at the start of the year as COVID-19 tore through the country, marking the first time the Chinese economy has contracted since official records began. Chinese GDP fell by 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020 when compared with a year earlier, officials said on Friday 17 April.


Kansas City Groom Wastes Coronavirus Chance To Run

Coronavirus pandemic forces Kansas City-area couples to rethink wedding plans

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- Wedding venues across the country sit empty while coronavirus fills hospital beds. Couples are rethinking what their wedding days will look like, leaving photographers and vendors waiting in the wings. "I think the biggest thing is encouraging postponing instead of cancelling all together just for, honestly, supporting businesses," said wedding photographer Aubrey White.


Search For Local Roots

Everything you need to know about morel mushroom hunting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Morel mushroom hunting is serious business in this part of the country. Randy Polley with Bear Lakes Plant and Produce is a certified morel inspector and a bonafide mushroom lover. He's been hunting morels for as long as he can remember and, like many locals, goes hunting for the elusive mushrooms [...]


Kansas City Irish Springs

KC's Drexel Hall getting renovated

Hide Transcript Show Transcript IT'S THE NEXT BEST THING TO THE EMERALD ISLE IN THE METRO. LINWOOD AND BALTIMORE IS HOME TO DREXEL HALL AND THE KANSAS CITY IRISH CENTER. THE BUILDING DATES TO 1909. NOW, THEY'RE ELEVATING THEIR MISSION INSIDE WITH A REMODEL, TOP TO BOTTOM.


Saturday KC Forecast

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

The sky will gradually clear this evening making for another cold night. Light north winds will gradually shift to the south overnight with the low temperature falling to 33. Sunny skies and breezy southwest winds mean a warmer day is in store for Saturday with a high of 62.


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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hey now!

Paris is actually doing some good work helping people during coronavirus and helping to raise a log of money. Be fair to this hot piece, TKC. She deserves a bit of tenderness.

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- SHELTER IN PLACE

With so few people travelling during the lockdown, analysts downgraded Hilton to a "suck" rating!!!

Anonymous said...

^^^^ yes!