Quick news jaunt for day trippers looking to delay the return voyage back inside the house . . . Here's a peek at pop culture, community news and important info across the nation . . .
Kansas City Hero In NYC
KANSAS CITY (KMOV.com/ KCTV) -- Currently, New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and a Missouri nurse is answering the call for help. "The things that are killing people is respiratory failure and that's my specialty," nurse Lisa Nelson said.
Temp Tag Reprieve
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson extended all driver's license and vehicle registration renewals March 21 amid a flurry of other measures enacted by the state. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly issued an executive order March 23, which provides for a similar extension of deadlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tragic Golden Ghetto Crash
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park police are investigating a crash that happened Sunday morning near West 75th Street and I-35. According to police, the driver was heading south on Frontage Road and hit a curb. Then the vehicle traveled a few more block before eventually coming to a stop.
Chesty C-List Stroll
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No Magic Pill?!?!
Peter Navarro on his qualifications to disagree with Dr. Anthony Fauci on coronavirus treatments: 'I'm a social scientist'
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday said he was qualified to engage and disagree with Dr. Anthony Fauci on the use of an anti-malarial drug as a coronavirus treatment -- which is not yet proven as effective -- saying, "I'm a social scientist."
Mass Grave Talk Bites Big Apple
Councilman Mark Levine tweeted on Monday that soon the city would have to start burying bodies in public spaces to avoid them being left in the street He said that it will be known as 'temporary interment' and will be done in a 'dignified manner' Levine later tweeted that it
Bulls Fight For Reovery
U.S. stock futures rose on early Monday morning as Wall Street tried to recover from another decline last week. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded 872 points higher, implying a gain of about 906 points at the Monday open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also pointed to robust Monday opening gains for the two indexes.
USA WAITING ON CHECK!!!
WASHINGTON - For millions of Americans awaiting coronavirus cash, help is not on the way. Although the $2 trillion stimulus bill passed last month includes payments of up to $1,200 for everyone who makes less than the limit, many Americans will fall through the cracks.
History Plagues Kansas
If Samuel Crumbine were alive today, he'd recognize the precautions that Kansans are taking to limit COVID-19. There's little doubt he would approve of the closing of schools, theaters and restaurants. He would worry about Kansas hospitals and wonder if their staffs are prepared for a crisis.
MO Wage Debate
For women working in Missouri, the biggest "show me" challenge is about money. For every $1 that a man earns in this state, a woman makes just 78 cents, according to a recent study by business.org. The consumer website used data from the American Community Survey, which looked only at the median earnings derived primarily from job wages and salary.
Local Java Gratitude
HAPPENED, WHICH IS ROUTINE. WELL THIS MORNING, MISSOURI JOINS ALMOST EVERY OTHER STATE IN THE NATION WITH A STATE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER GOVERNOR MIKE PERSON ISSUING THAT ORDER OVER THE WEEKEND ARE KMBC 9S MARTIN AUGUSTINE JOINS US NOW, MARTIN WHAT? DO'S AND DON'TS OF THIS ORDER?
Kansas City Warm Up Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's actually been a relatively mild stretch for the last couple of months. There have been some colder pockets mixed in, but there have been many high 60 and 70 degree days of recent. But we still haven't touched that elusive 80 degree number just yet.
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