AND WE'RE BACK!!!
This morning's pause can be blamed on a bit of Spring cleaning but now inspired by hottie Vida's body of work and skillful desk acrobatics we return to share community news, pop culture and a quick blast of info from across the nation and around the world.
Kansas City Public Library Hints Slow Comeback
Starting this week, the Kansas City Public Library is bringing back its Signature Events online for everyone at home. The Library's well-known public programming will continue to provide discussions revolving around authors and other individual speakers, usually streaming on the Library's YouTube channel. Staff will facilitate so the question and answer portions can continue at these events.
Developer Power Grab During Pandemic Never Takes Pause
A preliminary report recommends that Kansas City close downtown's Barney Allis Plaza and the parking garage beneath it.The garage has needed structural repairs, and now its ventilation system is not adequate.
Kansas City Help For Ex-Cons Cutback Aid Coronavirus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A local organization, KC Redemption, is trying to help ex-offenders move forward while the country is at a standstill due to COVID-19. The organization opened up a transitional home for men in December, called New Beginnings, near 31st Street and Woodland Avenue.
Check Tech Updated
SAN FRANCISCO - Wondering where your stimulus check is, if it isn't in your bank account just yet? There will soon be a tool for that. The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced Friday it will launch a tool this week allowing Americans to register and track their stimulus checks.
Prez Trump Tweet Reveals Public Frustration With Top Doc
President Donald Trump on Sunday evening retweeted a user who called for Dr. Anthony Fauci to be fired, the latest sign of apparent tension between the two men amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Disputes Ramp Up Global Border Crackdowns
A few weeks after oppressive restrictions were lifted Wuhan, China's northeast Heilongjiang province, which borders Russia, has become the new battleground against the coronavirus as authorities reported the highest number of new daily cases in nearly six weeks, driven by infected travelers from overseas, Reuters reported Sunday.
Trolling Japan Dance
Japanese social media users have accused Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of being tone-deaf after he posted a video of himself relaxing at home as people across the country struggle to work from home.
Polling Data Tracks COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories
Most Americans are reasonably sure that the coronavirus occurred naturally, but a new poll this week shows that Republicans are twice as likely to believe that the virus was created in a laboratory than Democrats.
Prez Trump Talks Reopen
President Trump said the decision about when to reopen the US economy that has been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic will be made based on "facts" and "instinct." "A lot of very smart people, a lot of professionals, doctors and business leaders are a lot of things that go into a decision like that," Trump said on Fox News' "Justice with Judge Jeanine" Saturday evening.
Biz Of Football Cont'd
As a result of having won Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs own the 32nd and final pick of the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. "They could be in the best position," said Dane Brugler, an NFL draft analyst for The Athletic. "There's so many different directions they could go."
Healthcare Faith Life Revealed
As a chaplain in a city hospital, Kelly Hansen is no stranger to communicating with the families of the dying. She has pastored families who don't make it to Truman Medical Centers, where she works, before an accident or gunshot victim passes away.
Kansas City Springtime Refreeze Threatens Lawns
Yeah, we said snow. Nothing accumulating, but you may see a few flakes.
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