Very much like the lost work of hottie Jordan, these news links would have lost in some deserted corner of the Internets without help to curate them for educational purposes and to strengthen the local discourse . . . About a dozen items worth a click after the jump:
New Hotness Brings Cure???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - FOX4 asked you to share your questions about the coronavirus, and we asked Dr. Darrin D'Agostino from Kansas City University to answer them. Dr. D'Agostino answers the following questions in the video player above: Will warmer weather help prevent spread of COVID-19? Should we avoid wellness checkups right now?
Golden Ghetto Survivor Story
LENEXA, Kan. - Behind every number in the coronavirus pandemic, there's a name and a face, a story of battling a crippling illness. A Lenexa man knows he's lucky to be alive after the virus kept him hospitalized for weeks. With a bright smile and twinkle in his eyes, Eric Goodman is starting to feel [...]
Tragic Raytown Wreck
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One man died this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Raytown. The wreck happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Raytown Road and Gregory Boulevard. Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the deceased driver as Donald Hicks.
Rolling Veggies Await
It doesn't feel like spring outside yet, but area farmers' markets are hoping to open up very soon. Some are starting this weekend in a drive-thru form."Doing a lot of preparation.
Cash For Po-Po In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City, Kansas, police received a $1.3 million federal grant Tuesday to help fight violent crime in the community. The department will create a new task force made up of existing veteran officers, and the grant will be used to hire five new officers to backfill those positions.
Eye On Sleaze Scummit
CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - Charges were filed Tuesday against a Lee's Summit man who fled from police in both Lee's Summit and Cass County on Monday. According to officials, around 3:30 p.m. a deputy with the Cass County Sheriff's Office located a silver Dodge minivan traveling south on Seaton Road that had previously fled from Lee's Summit Police following the report of a theft.
Everything Nice About Reopen
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) - Most businesses will remember these months as a time of struggle, but a shop in Lee's Summit is bucking the trend. There's something satisfying that comes with good food. "Just wanted to share my love of food and passion for cooking with other people," Flavor owner Amy Keith said.
Show-Me Booze To Go Cont’d
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Customers getting their favorite drinks from cocktail bars to-go will be able to enjoy the service a little longer. On April 14, the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control announced they'd temporarily allow bars and restaurants to sell packaged alcohol beverages to customers who are ordering curbside or drive through pick-up.
Rock Chalk Redux
Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson on Tuesday said the state is planning to start school in August, but added that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is planning for every contingency. "We are cautiously optimistic we will be in school in August 2020," Watson told the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) .
Show-Me More Testing Against Suspected Creepers
JEFFERSON CITY - All Missouri hospitals would be required to offer rape kits under a bill passed by lawmakers Tuesday. Currently, not every Missouri hospital has staff trained to gather evidence of sexual assault through rape kits. Under the bill, all licensed hospitals would be required to provide rape kits by 2023.
Local FD Tribute
Jacob Wiemann, R.N., is deployed in one of the country's hardest hit areas
Hero Cop Buried Today
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- The Overland Park Police Department will lay their brother to rest on Wednesday. Officer Mike Mosher, an admired local hero, was killed in the line of duty last Sunday. His family, colleagues and the entire metro community have been honoring him all this week with several events.
Brand & BBQ Helping Hand
Two local Kansas City favorites are teaming up to provide some 'cue for a cause. May is National BBQ Month. Local T-shirt company Charlie Hustle is using the opportunity to team up with Operation BBQ Relief to help those impacted by this pandemic.OBR is a non-profit disaster relief organization that not only serves meals, but also compassion as they provide comfort to those who have been displaced by a natural disaster.
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