Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Kansas City Midweek Roundup



Inspired by hottie angel Lais, here's our evening news look for our late night denizens . . .


Hobo Hangout Comeback

KC Library takes 'first step' in reopening

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Public Library plans to take a "careful, first step" in reopening its doors on May 19. The library system announced Wednesday that it plans to offer patrons the chance to "pop in" and "pick up" books that have been held from 10 a.m.


Kansas Prison Deaths Rising

Second staff member at Lansing Correctional Facility dies from COVID-19 complications

LANSING, Kan. - A second staff member at Lansing Correctional Facility has died from COVID-19 complications, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. KDOC Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced that a staff member died Tuesday, May 12. The staff member was a man over age 50 who had worked at KDOC for nearly 20 years.


Show-Me Worsening Drug Probs

Expansive study claims Missouri tops all states for 2020 drug problems; Kansas ranks among lowest

Courtesy Wallethub A new study examining drug abuse, rehab, and arrest data across the country has determined that, out of all states and the District of Columbia, Missouri has the absolute worst ranking in the United States. Kansas, somehow, how one of the best scores.


Corporate Panty Probs

Investors Should Worry That L Brands Is Sticking With Victoria's Secret | The Motley Fool

There was a good case to be made that ( L Brands NYSE:LB) could become a growth business once again if it just unloaded the ailing Victoria's Secret lingerie business and focused instead on its candle and hand soap operations.


Dark Times Ahead

Rick Bright will warn Congress of 'darkest winter in modern history' without ramped up coronavirus response

Dr. Rick Bright, the ousted director of a key federal office charged with developing medical countermeasures, will testify before Congress on Thursday that the Trump administration was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic and warn that the the US will face "unprecedented illness and fatalities" without additional preparations.


New Reason To Hate Cats

Cats can infect other cats with coronavirus, researchers find

The findings add to a growing body of research showing how cats, big and small, can contract the virus. But experts say there is no evidence felines are contributing to the spread of Covid-19.


Obamagate Worsens

Grenell releases list of officials who sought to 'unmask' Flynn: Biden, Comey, Obama intel chiefs among them

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has released a list of names of Obama administration officials who purportedly requested to "unmask" the identity of Michael Flynn during the presidential transition period. The list features top figures including then-Vice President Joe Biden, then-FBI Director James Comey and intelligence chiefs John Brennan and James Clapper.


Everybody Loves Socialism

Accusations of socialism have lost their bite

Recently, Joe Biden declared that any future stimulus would need to be a "hell of a lot bigger" than the $2 trillion Cares Act. He isn't alone. On Tuesday, House Democrats proposed a coronavirus rescue bill that would appropriate more than $3 trillion for health agencies, state and local governments, an extension of unemployment benefits and a second round of stimulus checks to Americans, among other components.


Prez Trump Life Lesson

Trump says schools should 'absolutely open' this fall, says Fauci did not give 'acceptable answer'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Dr. Anthony Fauci did not give an "acceptable answer" when telling senators Tuesday that there's no easy answer on whether schools can reopen this fall. "I think you should absolutely open the schools," Trump said during a meeting with the governors of Colorado and North Dakota at the White House.


Top Cop Talks Tribute

As support pours in for police, officers are uplifted

We often see the best of humanity in the worst of times. The support of people throughout the Kansas City Metro area when an officer was killed in the line of duty at one of our neighboring agencies last week has been so touching and humbling.


Fallen Firefighter Remembered

Independence announces funeral arrangements for fallen firefighter David Jameson

The Independence Fire Department announced funeral arrangements for fallen firefighter David Jameson, Jr. Jameson died May 7 while responding to a fire call.The fire department said there will be a drive-thru visitation Sunday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Cable Dahmer Arena (formerly known as Silverstein Eye Centers Arena), located at 19100 E.


KC Downpour Prediction

Stormy weather possible later in the day Thursday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript THUNDERSTORMS DOWN OVER, OKLAHOMA AND, TEXAS YOUR HOUR BY HOUR FORECAST STILL HAS THOSE TEMPERATURES PRETTY MUCH IN THE 60S AND STAYING THERE AND IF ANYTHING MAYBE RISING A FEW DEGREES BETWEEN 10:00 AND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. LITTLE BIT OF PATCHY DRIZZLE AS WELL.


And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .

1 comment:

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