A quick peek at early morning pop culture, community news and top stories to start the day . . .
Last month, Hallmark made it easier for us to stay in touch with our loved ones. The retailer mailed out two million free cards (delivered in packs of three) to those who signed up at Hallmark.com/CareEnough, ultimately helping us stay connected with friends and family who might be far away.
Local COVID-19 Blood Work
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A coronavirus patient at Menorah Medical Center is one of the first people in the metro to receive blood plasma as a treatment for the virus. The plasma was donated from a recovered COVID-19 patient in New York City and arrived here through the Community Blood Center.
Doctors Warn Against Dangerous Kansas City COVID-19 Waiting Game
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Heart attacks and strokes, it's not just the coronavirus that's killing people, and local doctors say they are seeing more people waiting too long to go the ER for things like that, because of fear involving coronavirus. They say it's leading to deaths that could have been prevented.
Cowtown Coping Skills Adapt
After decades of in-person meetings in church basements and rec center backrooms, addiction support groups across the Kansas City area have been forced to transform by the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders. These often informal, loosely organized bodies have been scrambling to preserve the social ties that addiction experts say are key to keeping many people sober.
Hottie Confronts Creepers
A woman who says Mother Nature was "generous" by giving her natural 34KK boobs has shared some of the disturbing messages she gets from strangers online. Despite having back pain and struggling to find clothes that fit, Anastasia Berthier loves her large chest. She said: "I haven't done any surgeries on my breast.
Downtime Double Take
Exclusive: Experts revealed how being tempted to go braless during the coronavirus lockdown could have long term affects on your breasts Revealed it could affect sagging, shape and posture - especiallly in larger cups with B/C cups weighing about 500g and 2+ kg for G+ cup Surgeon said bras provide
Rocket Man Might Not Recover
The US is monitoring intelligence that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is in grave danger after a surgery, according to a US official with direct knowledge.
Trolling Tops Veep
It appears President Trump had the last laugh as his satirical video mocking President Obama's recent endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden has garnered more views within hours than Obama's 12-minute address did in the last week. Obama endorsed his former running mate after all of Biden's primary rivals withdrew from the presidential race.
Lockdown Showdown Postscript
As healthcare workers in Colorado and Pennsylvania staged counter-protests against rightwing anti-quarantine rallies that continue to spread across the US, some experts warned such rallies could cause a surge in coronavirus cases. Several nurses gathered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Monday, where a protest against stay-at-home orders was taking place.
Cowtown Boozy Helping Hand
LEES SUMMIT, Mo. - A Lee's Summit graphics company has come up with a clever way to raise money for small breweries struggling due to the coronavirus shut down. Dyer Oil Graphics created a t-shirt design for a fictional brewery called "The Quarantine Brewery and Taphouse."
Glory Days Rebroadcas
If you're sick of not being able to watch baseball, there is a respite on the horizon. Fox Sports Kansas City has you covered this week and next week with some of the most exciting series of games in Royals history.
Quick KC Cloud Break
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French Montana - That's A Fact is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .