Even amid a beautiful afternoon there's far more than a handful of pop culture, community news and important info to share . . . Here's a peek at some of the topics we're gawking at . . .
NextGen Kansas City Lockdown Confessional Admits Malaise
Kansas City Distancing Diaries: How The Coronavirus Pandemic Helped Me Stop Worrying About Productivity
When the University of Kansas decided to finish the year's classes online last month because of the COVID-19 crisis, Josh Marvine was crushed. A film and international studies double major, he had become deeply involved in the school's Film Club and was looking forward to working on some new projects.
Deadly Fire Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a house fire in the 8000 block of South Benton Avenue early Tuesday morning. Crews were called to the scene just after 4:10 a.m.
Kansas Smacks Down Faker
A man who was caught selling counterfeit Chiefs merchandise at pop-up strands around Topeka has been banned from doing business in Kansas. According to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, Philip Colwell Jr., of McKenzie, Tennessee, sold counterfeit Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl LIV merchandise at pop-up stands at 10th and Wanamaker and 33rd and Gage.
News Agenda Declared
It's a busy week ahead, and it's not all about the coronavirus outbreak. You've seen protests against stay-at-home orders in other cities. Now they're coming here. A demonstration is set for noon today in Kansas City.
Hotness Always In Style
Lindsey Pelas stunned in her newest sexy upload, much to her 9 million followers' delight. The model wore an elaborate, cream-colored bodysuit that showcased her derriere. Lindsey had her back to the camera in the sultry snapshot, turning her head to look at the lens. She gave some serious bedroom eyes.
Prez Trump Tech Fallout
President Donald Trump's immigration ban could be a big blow for the fast-growing US technology sector. A rising number of migrant workers, particularly from Asia, head to the US to work in Silicon Valley. Alongside Mexico, China and India now provide large numbers of the new working population.
Speaker Stalls Funds
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted to holding up the approval of an additional $250 billion for the depleted small business loans fund, following criticism over Congress' lack of progress. Speaking to CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday evening, Pelosi (D-Calif.)
Coronavirus Delays World Greatest Booze Fest
Germany's Oktoberfest is canceled. Markus Söder, Bavaria's minister president, and Dieter Reiter, Munich's lord mayor, announced the news together Tuesday, citing the coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the cancellation. "It hurts, it's such a pity," Söder said, as noted in comments shared on the Oktoberfest website from the press conference.
Seyz WHO . . .
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus originated in bats in China late last year and it was not manipulated or constructed in a laboratory. U.S.
Building Southland New School
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As school buildings are closed on both sides of the state line, school construction hasn't stopped. Center School District's new elementary building, Indian Creek, is still expected to complete on time. The new 60,000 square foot school is being built right next door to the current one.
Local Talent Cont'd
Country music singer-songwriter Casi Joy might currently make her home in Nashville, but she's originally from the Kansas City area, where a childhood of singing competitions and young adulthood in rock bands like InLike prepared her to compete on NBC's The Voice. On the primetime show, she was counseled and mentored by the show's Blake Shelton.
Sneezy Tuesday Awaits
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WILL HAVE FUN. IT IS A WAY TO HAVE FUN IN YOUR COMMUNITY WITHOUT PHYSICALLY BEING THERE. IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE, YOU WILL NOTICE THE TREE POLLEN. OAK POLLEN ESPECIALLY IS HIGH. THIS MIGHT BE A ROUGH DAY FOR ALLERGY SUFFERERS. THAT DROPS OFF BY THE WEEKEND.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .