Sunday, April 19, 2020

Kansas City Sunday News Link Walkabout



Just like many retailers like Victoria's Secret are coping with a litany of returns, we offer this turnabout post with a quick peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .

Kansas City Shares Love After Deadly Rehab Disaster

Kansas City folks rally around residents of rehab center devastated by COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (NBC) - People in Kansas City, Kan. on Friday came out to support residents of a local rehabilitation center that has been devastated by the corona virus. The Wyandotte County-Kansas City Health Department said 19 people have died and more than 100 have tested positive for the coronavirus at the center, which, [...]


Helping Heartland Farmers

USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to help Kansas, Missouri farmers and ranchers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Farmers and ranchers in both Kansas and Missouri will get a little relief as the USDA announced $19 billion relief package on Friday. "I think Americans now know that more than ever the wholesome food that our families depend upon starts with America's farmers and ranchers," said USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.


Crafting Kansas City Opportunities For Creators

Local group helping artists during pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - ArtsKC and KC Crew are stepping up to help local artists. With the coronavirus pandemic and the stay-at-home order in place, artists who normally are in a gallery are showing off their paintings and pottery online. Each Friday, the two groups bring in all different kinds of artists on a Zoom call.


Kangaroos Cope With Lockdown

How students are handling everyday life amid COVID-19

It's been a month since UMKC moved all classes online to combat the spread of COVID-19, and since then students have had to adjust to life under quarantine. With no end in sight, students are weighing in on how they are coping with the sudden changes.


Hong Kong Crackdown

US says China 'can't be trusted' in response to arrests of 15 Hong Kong democracy activists

Updated April 19, 2020 13:36:16 The US and British governments have condemned the arrests of 15 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, describing them as "inconsistent" with China's international commitments. "The United States condemns the arrest of pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.


Prez Trump Puts China On Notice As Coronavirus Worsens

Trump warns China over Covid-19 outbreak as Europe approaches 100,000 deaths

Donald Trump has warned that China should face consequences if it was "knowingly responsible" for the coronavirus pandemic, as deaths in Europe from Covid-19 approached 100,000 "It could have been stopped in China before it started and it wasn't, and the whole world is suffering because of it," Trump said in his daily White House briefing, as US cases topped 730,000 and fatalities in the country approached 39,000.


Speaker Pelosi Promises More Small Biz Cash

Nancy Pelosi says agreement on small business relief 'will be soon'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in an interview set to air on " Fox News Sunday," said she believes Congress will "come to an agreement" on the $250 billion request to replenish the coronavirus small business loan program. "Is there gonna be a deal, and if so, how soon?"


Veep Backs Tweets

Pence defends Trump's 'LIBERATE' tweets

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denied that President Donald Trump was trying to undermine pandemic mitigation efforts by stoking dissent against states' stay-at-home orders. On "Fox News Sunday" and NBC's "Meet the Press", Pence was pressed about Trump's comments on Twitter Friday that it was time to "LIBERATE" Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia.


Lockdown Endorsement???

Poll: Six-in-10 support keeping stay-at-home restrictions to fight coronavirus

WASHINGTON - Nearly 60 percent of American voters say they are more concerned that a relaxation of stay-at-home restrictions would lead to more COVID-19 deaths than they are that those restrictions will hurt the U.S. economy, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.


Chiefs Plan Dynasty

Does "running it back" work? A historical look

As we all know, "running it back" is much harder than it sounds in the NFL. Since 1994, only two teams have managed to successfully defend their title - the 1998 Broncos and the 2004 Patriots.


Kansas City Bands Play On

Kansas City Musicians Win Grocery Money In Charlie Parker Song Contest

One-hundred years after his birth, a Kansas City jazz legend is helping put money in the pockets of six area artists. The Charlie Parker Song Contest, sponsored by the American Jazz Museum and underwritten by the Metheny Music Foundation, inspired 16 musicians to compete for $1,000 in prize money.


Katie's Sunday Weather Look

Decreasing clouds, highs in mid-60s for Sunday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript BAD WEEKEND DAY. NO. IT WILL BE FINE. ONCE THESE CLOUDS MOVE OUT WE'LL HAVE AT LEAST SOME SUNSHINE WORKING FROM THE NORTH TO THE SOUTH BUT WE'RE COMPLETELY OVERCAST NOW IN KANSAS CITY 47 THE WINDS HAVE TURNED TO THE NORTHEAST AT 5 MILES PER HOUR PRODUCING WIND CHILL BUT THAT'S ABOUT IT.


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