Monday, April 20, 2020

Kansas City Monday News Roundup


23-Year-Old Sommer Ray is a rising star of social media and right now she has inspires this update concerning pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .

Sharing Kansas City Coronavirus Job Hunting Tips

Tips for job seekers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Searching for a job during a pandemic can be overwhelming, but opportunities are still available in Kansas City. Dozens of employers are hiring in various industries, including health care, education, food and beverage, and banking. "We are really in such an unprecedented time right now," Jessica Palm, vice president and lead executive of Team KC, said.

Sleaze Scummit Swabbed

People pack Lee's Summit company offering drive-thru COVID-19 swab, antibody tests

Changes are coming to a coronavirus testing site after problems last week.Police are now working with a Lee's Summit, Missouri, doctor's office to avoid terrible traffic jams.Blue Lotus Family Medicine began offering drive-thru COVID-19 antibody testing and swab testing last week.So many people showed up for testing that it caused massive traffic congestion around the office and on nearby streets.Police are now working with the office to help alleviate that congestion going forward.

Show-Me Accommodation For Missouri Po'Folk

Missouri is trying to make online grocery shopping an option for people on food stamps

ST. LOUIS ( -- Officials with Missouri's Department of Social Services are working on a waiver to give Missourians on food stamps the ability to purchase groceries online. As of April 11, more than 307,000 Missourians filed for unemployed because of the coronavirus outbreak as businesses closed doors to follow a statewide stay-at-home order.

Planning Kansas Reopen

Kansas Chamber offers suggestions to re-open businesses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas Chamber has offered suggestions for re-opening businesses in the state. In its "Relief and Recovery Agenda," the chamber suggested that government agencies create guidelines that can help people return to work, including health metrics and protocols for a safe workplace.

Sommer Workout Revealed

Sommer Ray Flaunts Toned Physique In Black Sports Bra And Patterned Shorts For Latest Quarantine Vlog

Sommer Ray gave fans a new glimpse at how she's been working on her fitness while in quarantine in the latest video on her Instagram page. Dressed in a black sports bra and patterned shorts, the popular social media influencer started the vlog by telling her fans that she was filming at her home gym and getting ready for a workout.

Prez Trump Mocked Whilst Talking Important PPE Deal

The 52 most off-the-wall lines from Donald Trump's coronavirus briefing

As most Americans were preparing for their sixth week of staying at home and social distancing, President Donald Trump appeared at the White House Sunday night for one of his now-trademark coronavirus press briefings.

American Justice Adjusted

U.S. Supreme Court rules that jury verdicts must be unanimous

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of trial by jury requires a unanimous verdict in serious crimes, handing a victory to a Louisiana man convicted of a 2014 murder in New Orleans.

China Fact Check?!?

Top Official at Wuhan Lab Denies Link to Coronavirus Outbreak

U.S. President Trump recently said China should face consequences if it was "knowingly responsible" for the outbreak

Coronavirus Crackdown Continues Around The World

Hong Kong government using coronavirus as 'golden opportunity' to crack down on pro-democracy movement, arrested activist claims

The Chinese Communist Party and the Hong Kong government used the coronavirus pandemic as a "golden opportunity" to crack down on pro-democracy dissident, knowing that the arrest of more than a dozen activists would have normally seen people "pouring out onto the street to protest," according to one recently arrested political leader.

Kansas City Moneyball Dynasty Under Discussion

Where the Chiefs stand in cap space ahead of NFL Draft

Over the weekend, the salary cap site Spotrac reported figures for the recent contracts signed by Kansas City Chiefs players Demarcus Robinson, Bashaud Breeland and Ricky Seals-Jones. As previously reported, Robinson has a $1.05 million cap hit for 2020. As we expected, Breeland's deal will count $3 million against the cap.

Local Gift Of Life Needed Now More Than Ever

Community Blood Center calling for plasma donations from people that have recovered from COVID-19

The Community Blood Center is asking for people recovering from COVID-19 to donate blood plasma to help treat other patients with advanced illness. The CBC said the treatment is known as convalescent plasma.

Kansas City Fashion Redux

Bow-tie designer pivots to custom face masks amid COVID-19 pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With COVID-19 shutting down much of the county this spring, dressing up for social events isn't a big priority. Many weddings, graduations and proms are either canceled or postponed, prompting one local businessman to pivot his bow-tie business. Jordan D.

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