Hottie Lilly inspires this update of pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .
Kansas City Tech Togetherness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you're looking for a simple way to switch up your quarantine routine this week, the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Recreation Department may have the answer. The department is hosting a virtual spirit week Monday through Friday.
Newspaper Joke Journalism
Kansas City has had a place on " Saturday Night Live " for years, with former cast member Jason Sudeikis and now versatile funny woman Heidi Gardner. But the show's latest edition was unusually packed with local connections, from Kansas City and around Missouri, starting right with the first scene.
Downtown Food Drive Kickoff
The Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts (CID) are teaming up with NourishKC on a food drive to help food the hungry in Kansas City. The campaign - FEEDING KC - begins Monday, April 27 and runs through Sunday, May 31.
Sunday Panty Play
L Brands, the parent company of Victoria's Secret, has filed a legal complaint against private equity investor Sycamore Partners after it tried to terminate a deal to buy a majority stake in the troubled lingerie chain.
Anchor Argues With Prez
To end Sunday's "State of the Union" on CNN, anchor Jake Tapper took a few moments to reflect on President Donald Trump's recent comments on treatment for the coronavirus. Below is a full transcript of Tapper's remarks:
COVID-19 Teachable Moment
Dr. Deborah Birx, member of President Trump's coronavirus task force, discussed some of the latest revelations learned from data that her team continues to collect, pointing to what they have been able to learn from those infected with the virus who have not shown symptoms.
GOP Pushes Back Against Prez
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Sunday that he "can't really explain" President Donald Trump's public speculation last week about using disinfectant as a treatment for COVID-19, but he advised the president to make sure his news conferences on the coronavirus are "fact-based."
ROCKET MAN SURVIVES?!?
South Korean officials told CNN Sunday that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is "alive and well" amid widespread rumors that he died or is critically ill following a heart procedure, possibly setting up his sister, Kim Joy Young, to succeed him in leading the secretive country.
China Hates Singing
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong riot police armed with shields dispersed a crowd of 300 pro-democracy activists holding a singing protest in an upmarket shopping mall on Sunday, despite a ban on public gatherings of more than four people.
Sharing Kansas Weather Pix
On behalf of everyone at KSN, we are excited to once again share with you the opportunity to help in the fight against childhood cancer! We ask you to join us in the 5th Annual Wichita St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, in our mission to raise over $1,350,000 for the kids of St.
Show-Me Veggie Tech
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Missouri has created a "food finder" map to help families find locally grown food sources. So far, 160 produce growers, farmers, and local grocery stores are listed on the map with their location, contact information, and hours of operation.
Katie Forecast Again
Hide Transcript Show Transcript MAGGIE: DID YOU KNOW! IT! WAS PRETZEL DAY? KATIE: DIDN'T KNOW[LAUGHTER] CELEBRATING EARLY. WE HAVE CLEAR SKIES AND GREAT VISIBILITY, CURRENT TEMPERATURE AT 46, I THINK THAT WILL BE OUR LOWEST. WE ARE CURRENTLY AT 47 DEGREES AND 71 WILL BE OUR HIGH.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .