Friday, May 29, 2020

Kansas City Friday Morning News Look



Right now, hottie Romee and her body of work inspires this quick peek at news links related to pop culture, community news and all manner of relevant headlines . . .

Kansas City Reopen Party

Some KC business owners celebrating changes to reopening order with new 50% rule

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is extending his reopening executive order until July 5, with new rules attached. His new plan is pretty simple. Basically, it's out with the 10/10/10 rule and now 50% is the magic number. "Business entities, gatherings, churches, etc.


Waiting On Sewer Fix

KC Water puts 'Keep Out the Rain' program on hold due to COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KC Water announced they are putting their Keep Out the Rain program on pause due to COVID-19. The program helps Kansas City residents find and fix prohibited sewer connections. KC Water cited health and safety concerns as well as financial impacts in their reasoning for suspending the complimentary program.


Local Money Boss Explained

Who is Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George?

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here . As president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, Esther George had a major part in the central bank's efforts to prevent the coronavirus pandemic from triggering an economic catastrophe.


Romee Ruins Her Hot Body For Family Good Life

Victoria's Secret Angel Romee Strijd pregnant with first child after PCOS diagnosis

Victoria's Secret Angel Romee Strijd is expecting her first child with husband Laurens van Leeuwen two years after being diagnosed with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal disorder that can cause fertility issues. "2 years ago I got diagnosed with PCOS after not getting my period for 7 years," the Dutch model wrote on Instagram on Thursday.


Biden Falls Back

Joe Biden's lead over Donald Trump falls, poll data reveals

Former Vice President Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has fallen by three points over the last week, according to new polling data. The latest survey by Reuters and Ipsos found that Biden led Trump by six points among registered voters, with 45 percent backing the challenger and 39 percent favoring the incumbent.


China Against Everybody

World leaders react to China's controversial national security bill in Hong Kong

China on Thursday approved a controversial proposal to impose a national security law for Hong Kong, reigniting concerns over the financial hub's diminishing freedoms. The law will effectively bypass Hong Kong's legislature, and raises concerns over whether it is a breach of the Chinese city's autonomy, which was promised under the "one country, two systems" principle.


AOC Vs. Zuck

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Mark Zuckerberg is "protecting" white supremacists on Facebook

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took aim at Mark Zuckerberg after the Facebook founder and CEO critiqued Twitter's decision to put a fact-check on President Donald Trump's tweet for the first time this week. "Zuckerberg is not worried about being bullied by Trump," Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive Democrat from New York, tweeted on Thursday.


Guv Reminder: Check Snail Carefully Mail For Freebies

People are accidentally throwing out their stimulus check - because it looks like junk mail

Some Americans may be unwittingly throwing their long-awaited stimulus check in the trash. That's because, starting last week, the Treasury Department and the IRS started sending out economic impact payments in regular white envelopes that could be confused for junk mail.


Miley Against Pandemic

Europe doesn't need Donald Trump to fight coronavirus. It has Miley Cyrus.

The goal now is to raise donations from everyone - not just major countries and philanthropists - to help find diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines to fight coronavirus. The second big pledging event will be hosted on June 27. "This is the only way to overcome this pandemic and to avoid another," von der Leyen said.


Sharing Sugar Consolation

KC-area Dunkin' restaurants to give free donut, coffee to seniors missing graduation Friday

Since most area high school and college seniors won't be able to celebrate graduation in a traditional way, Dunkin' restaurants are stepping up with a sweet treat.On Friday, any high school or college senior sporting a cap and gown or "Class of 2020" gear at a KC-area Dunkin' restaurant can get a free medium hot or iced coffee and a free classic donut.


Local Social Bullying Pushback

'It makes me sick': Metro parents upset after TikTok challenge makes fun of people with autism

SHAWNEE, Kan. - While stuck inside, many people have turned to the social media app TikTok for entertainment. One local mom came across several videos related to the #Autism Challenge. But she, along with many others, are not laughing. "It makes me sick," Keri Cha said.


Waiting On Sunny Friday

Friday will be sunny with highs in low 70s

Hide Transcript Show Transcript OUT TO THE WEST, CLEARING CLOUDS AND SUNSHINE. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL START TO DEVELOP. ANY SHOWERS WILL START LEAVE -- AND START TO LEAVE THE NEXT FEW HOURS. CLEAR SKIES WERE EVERYBODY AT ABOUT 11:00. THE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL. THERE IS THE SAME TREND.


Ellie Goulding - Power is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

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