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Kansas City Restaurants Embittered At New Rules
Kansas City area restaurateurs have big challenges ahead of them in deciding when and how to reopen their dining rooms-and requirements specific to sanitation and distancing are not the only issues bedeviling operations.
EPIC Midtown Kansas City Medical Testing Mandate
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Saint Luke's Healthcare System will roll out universal testing on Thursday for asymptomatic patients admitted across its 18 hospitals - four of which are in the Kansas City metro. The decision is easing concerns and answering the calls many front line workers have made since the start of the pandemic.
Taste Of Kansas City
Press release from Kansas City Water: May 6, 2020 (Kansas City, MO) - KC Water celebrates Drinking Water Week May 3-9, 2020. Today, we recognize how valuable the infrastructure is that helps to transport water from collection to treatment to consumption.
Classic Hottie Endures
Alessandra Ambrosio has been seeing incredible sales for her GAL Floripa swimwear line that she created with her sister and one of her friends from her native Brazil. And that may be because the Vogue supermodel has been relentlessly plugging the brand on social media all year long.
Prez Trump Tops Veep
President Donald Trump is leading Joe Biden by two points in six battlegrounds states, a new poll has found. The latest survey by Change Research and CNBC revealed that 47 percent of likely voters in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin would back the commander-in-chief if an election were held the same day.
America Out Of Work
Unemployment rolls continued to swell in the U.S. last week, though jobless claims hit their lowest level since the economy went into lockdown made to battle the coronavirus pandemic. First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.17 million last week, bringing the total to 33.5 million over the past seven weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
Gourmet Mini Garden Debuts
This restaurant in Amsterdam introduced 'quarantine greenhouses' so diners can eat while social distancing
Missing restaurants while social distancing? You're not alone. One restaurant in the Netherlands, though, has found a solution.
The Supreme Court's experiment with conducting oral arguments by phone enjoyed a virtually unblemished record until Wednesday, when a flushing sound could be heard on the call. The very audible sound, which appeared to be a toilet flushing, occurred while Roman Martinez, an attorney for the American Association of Political Consultants, addressed the justices.
Hospital Staff Spotlight
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- KCTV5 News has been introducing you to some of the everyday heroes. These are people with essential jobs working through the pandemic. We know coronavirus can be spread through surfaces, so hospital housekeepers are a critical part of keeping patients and workers safe.
Hope For Kangaroo Bounce
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Missouri-Kansas City students struggling to pay bills and other expenses are getting some needed help from a fund set up by the UMKC Foundation. UMKC's Student Relief Emergency Fund helps students having trouble paying for food, housing and any unplanned and unbudgeted issues during the pandemic.
OF COURSE The Kansas City Booze Dude Proves Essential
The Pandemic Has Idled Many Kansas City Workers, But This Alcohol Delivery Man Has Been Busier Than Ever
Gabe Burkhart starts every delivery by thoroughly wiping down his car and everything in it. "It's sort of like a routine. I was already a germaphobe, but now I'm always thinking about what surfaces the virus could be on," he said on Wednesday, as he disinfected his steering wheel.
Forecast For Now
Much cooler Friday, and frost is possible to start your Saturday.
The Knack - My Sharona is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .