We delve deep into local files as the ladies of Brazzers stay winning by way of new tech and inspire us to share a glimpse of pop culture, community news and info from across the nation . . .
Public TV Weed Party
(Editor's note: Some folks - not us, of course - may be celebrating an unofficial holiday right about now. So Flatland has decided to take some fictionalized creative liberties to mark 420 Day, celebrated by followers of cannabis culture. After all, we could all use a break from round-the-clock COVID-19 coverage - all in our own special way.)
Local Lady In Need
The family of 80-year-old Lillian Daniels moved her into the Heart Mobile Village near U.S.
Latina Stereotypes Endure During Pandemic
A Kansas City Mom Who 'Can Make A Meal Out Of Anything' Is Still Waiting On Federal Food Aid During Pandemic
Tiffanie White is still able to feed her three kids, but buying groceries isn't easy right now. She lost her customer service job because of the pandemic, and she hasn't been able to get through to unemployment to file a claim.
Survey Seyz: Veep Biden Stays Winning Over Prez Trump?!?!
With just over six months to go until November's general election, a new poll suggests former Vice President Joe Biden is holding a 7-percentage point lead over President Trump. According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee stands at 49 percent among registered voters nationwide, with the Republican incumbent at 42 percent.
KCK COVID-19 Confusion
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - People have been showing up to testing sites in Kansas City, Kansas, Monday because they think they might have COVID-19 and they just want to get a test to be sure. One local woman is warning all signs may not be the same.
Pandemic Blue Wave?!?!
Republicans started this election cycle as heavy favorites to keep their Senate majority, with a lineup of elections mostly in red-tinted states and GOP incumbents favored over a slate of relatively unknown and untested challengers. Now,nearlysixmonthsoutfromtheelection, Democrats are making them sweat.
Hamburger Cash Debate
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban joined CNBC's "Fast Money" on Monday.
Coronavirus Chokes Mexican Drug Money
The coronavirus is dealing a gut punch to the illegal drug trade, authorities say, paralyzing economies, closing borders and severing supply chains in China that traffickers rely on for the chemicals to make such profitable drugs as methamphetamine and the powerful opioid fentanyl.
After Horrific Tragedy Canada Gun Crackdown Coming Soon
UPDATE: Trudeau promises swift action on gun control following Nova Scotia shooting | The Chronicle Herald
OTTAWA, Ont. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government will strengthen gun control legislation as soon as possible. As MPs debated in the House of Commons about how to facilitate a return to Parliament during the COVID-19 pandemic, Trudeau addressed Canadians Monday about the tragic shooting in Nova Scotia that left at least 18 dead on Sunday.
Local Love Celebration Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This year, there won't be a Seven Days Walk bringing thousands of people together because of COVID-19. But stopping the spread of kindness was not an option. Aside from blood donations, all events from "Love Day" to "Go Day" are virtual.
KC COVID-19 Biz Advice
Editor's note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's alone. Steve Roatch is CEO of Leawood-based 27Global, a custom software development company. While the specifics of this coronavirus pandemic are unique, we've seen recessions, depressions, national emergencies, wars and even pandemics before.
Kansas City Spring Warmup
Temperatures will fall back into the 40s Monday evening. We'll see plenty of sunshine Tuesday with highs in the mid-60s.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .