Friday, May 01, 2020

Kansas City Friday News Look

A quick peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and round the world . . .

Kansas City Holed Up

Potholes being filled in KCMO during stay-at-home order

KANSAS CITY, MO - Since the beginning of the year, the Kansas City, Missouri, Public Works Department reported more than 3,000 pothole cases. The pesky road bumps have been an issue throughout the metro for some time, but with fewer cars now on the roadways, crews are hoping to take advantage of the empty streets and fill the holes.

Community Help Reopens

Habitat for Humanity KC's "ReStores" to reopen Monday

Monday, the Kansas City branch of Habitat for Humanity will reopen its ReStores across the metro.The organization is taking a financial hit because of the pandemic. Staffers tell KMBC 9 News the group's losing $90,000 every week -solely because ReStores are shut down. The revenue funds Habitat KC's projects.

Sax Man Sounds Off

KC saxophonist finding fans with park performances

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - There's music in the air in Loose Park. It's not the Green Lady or the Phoenix, but it's a nice Friday evening atmosphere settling into Kansas City. A little group of people have been coming to see sax player Dane Justice, become regular fixtures at his al fresco performances.

Hottie Hard Times Exposed

Emily Ratajkowski says she's going through 'an emotional and mental battle' while in quarantine

Emily Ratajkowski admitted that some days are tougher than others while in isolation. The 28-year-old, who is currently staying at her Los Angeles home, recently told Vogue's "A Zoom of One's Own" series that her quarantine experience has been difficult at times.

Show Must Go On

Emily Ratajkowski flaunts her bikini body in her own swimsuit line

Emily Ratajkowski sent pulses races with another set of eye-catching snaps in a barely-there swimsuit from her fashion line, Inamorata. The 28-year-old actress and entrepreneur took to Instagram to share footage of herself posing in a multi-colored mahogany bikini top with crisscross straps across the waist.

Rocketman Emerges?!?!

Kim Jong Un may be holed up with his 2,000-woman 'Pleasure Squad': report

If Kim Jong Un is holed up in his luxe seaside hideaway in the port city of Wonsan, he may have plenty of company - a harem of 2,000 sex slaves, a report said Friday. The North Korean dictator resu...

COVID Double Down

Coronavirus pandemic likely to last two years, report says

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to last as long as two years and won't be controlled until about two-thirds of the world's population is immune, a group of experts said in a report.

Trump 2020 Masks Coming Soon

Trump Campaign Reportedly Orders Red 'Trump-Branded' Face Masks

The bright-red MAGA hat was the must-have item for Trump supporters in 2016. In 2020, it might be replaced by a bright-red face mask. According to The Wall Street Journal , President Trump's reelection campaign has placed an order for "red, Trump-branded face masks for supporters."


White House blocks Fauci from testifying at House coronavirus hearing

The White House has blocked key Trump administration health official Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying at a House hearing on the U.S. coronavirus response next week. The House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies wanted Fauci, who has emerged as one of the most trusted voices on the virus, to appear at a Wednesday morning hearing on how the government has handled the pandemic.

Critics Decry Veep Double Talk

Post says: #MeToo hypocrisy of Joe Biden, Democrats exposed

Remember "Believe All Women"? The rallying cry for Democrats and their allies in their bid to derail Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination is out the window now, not two years later. They insist that Tara Reade's charge that her then-boss sexually assaulted her is not to be believed because - in Nancy Pelosi's phrase - "Joe Biden is Joe Biden."

KC Champ Shows Dedication

Patrick Mahomes: "I want to be a Chief for a long time"

The Kansas City Chiefs exercised their fifth-year option on Patrick Mahomes on Thursday in what NFL Network's Ian Rapoport called "the biggest no-brainer imaginable." Chiefs fans are hoping it never comes to that. Now that Mahomes has completed his third year, he is eligible to negotiate a contract extension, and talks between general manager Brett Veach and the quarterback's representation are ongoing.

Lockdown Weekend Awaits

Not as windy, but warm for your Saturday


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Anonymous said...

So here's another lily white woman coming along almost 30 years after the fact, during a presidential election cycle claiming that she was sexually abused. So everybody today is suppose to believe her and not vote for Biden simply based on this lady's word. Now that's some BS. I wonder if this chick is going to report the money she was paid to come forward with this story to the IRS next year?

Anonymous said...

Oh no poor Emily Rat... life's not just an endless beach although it sure seems like it when your wealth and fame is entirely based on a set of knockers.

Anonymous said...

Weird that you make the same arguments that rapists make.

Anonymous said...

Weird that you make the same arguments that rapists make.

Anonymous said...

Emrat is the bestus! Really they should just call her “the body” she’s that perfect!