AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Hottie Coco inspires this midday peek at pop culture, community news & more as many locals return to work and are in the thick of it right now . . .
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A new month comes with new questions about how to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting today, the state of Missouri reopens after a more than month-long shutdown. The state of Kansas is also easing restrictions to allow restaurants, retailers and places of worship to open their doors.
Golden Ghetto Agreement After Weed Bust Gone Wrong
A Leawood family that was the target of a botched SWAT raid eight years ago when sheriff's deputies barged through their front door looking for a marijuana growing operation has settled its lawsuit for $150,000. The settlement was unveiled Thursday in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas.
Pandemic Life Lesson
This Kansas City Man's Mother Died Alone, But He Finds Lessons In How She Lived For This Pandemic Era
Norman Rasmussen, 59, is a cheery IT professional who is also an interim pastor at Vineyard Church, which is located north of the river in Kansas City, Missouri. He and his three siblings lost their dad a few years ago. That was a blow, but they still had their mom.
Prez Trump Tests Congress
President Trump on Monday appeared to take a swipe at congressional leaders on Monday, calling it "interesting" that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would turn down a White House offer to implement rapid coronavirus testing at the Capitol as lawmakers return to work.
Rally Around The Veep
The Secretary of the Senate has informed Vice President Joe Biden Joe Biden Whitmer says she believes Biden on assault allegation Republicans' dangerous weaponization of Tara Reade's allegation against Joe Biden Biden accuses Trump of 'all-out assault on the media' during World Press Freedom Day MORE that it has "no discretion to disclose" the existence of former aide Tara Reade's complaint of sexual harassment against the senator in 1993.
European Reopen Stinks
Millions of people across Europe were returning to some semblance of their former lives Monday as more countries across the continent began to reopen after weeks or months of coronavirus-related lockdowns. But not everyone is happy with how the "new normal" looks.
Reality Check: Prez Trump White House Talks 3K A Day Coronavirus Death Toll
Coronavirus US live: Trump says 'we may have to put out a fire' if second wave hits as deaths reach 67,000
The president claimed he had 'saved hundreds of thousands of lives' at a Sunday Town Hall, after revising his death estimate as US figures climb
Biz Leaders Demand Prez Pause On China Trade Fight
CNBC's Jim Cramer warned Monday that the U.S. economy may be too weak right now to handle another trade fight with China and discouraged the Trump administration from imposing a new wave of tariffs against Beijing.
Coco Well Remembered
Mega / Instagram Coco Austin isn't shy about showcasing her hourglass figure and is reminding everyone where she got her start. The 41-year-old made her followers drool when she posted a thirsty throwback where she appeared nearly nude ahead of the weekend.
Local Hipsters Keep Tradition
A perfect birthday baby. // Photo by Brock Wilbur Today is "May The Fourth", a day for the traditional celebration of the Disney IP Star Wars. It is based on the saying "May the Force be with you" from the movies. I doubt I needed to explain that to you, but you never know.
Police Help Colleagues Grieve
Local officers to fill shifts so Overland Park officers can take the day off, grieve loss of officer killed in line of duty
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department will give all of their officers the day off Monday to grieve the loss of Officer Mike Mosher who was killed in the line of duty Sunday, Police Chief Frank Donchez said. Officers from Johnson County and Wyandotte County will fill all of the department's open [...]
After The Storm
Today is a Storm Track 5 Weather Alert Day. We are tracking an 80% chance for scattered storms today with a high in the middle 60s. Large hail and damaging
BANDA MS FEAT. SNOOP DOGG - QUE MALDICIÓN is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .