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Local Reopen 2nd Look
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Gladstone, Missouri, opened at 6 a.m. Monday morning for the first time in almost two months. The first customer didn't arrive until an hour later. Marylou Lyman, who has worked there for 40 years, said even the regulars have been taking advantage of the robust carry-out business, and may not know they've now reopened for dine-in service.
Metro Summer Swim Debate
This is the day many area public pools would have cleaned and refilled to be ready for the Memorial Day open. With COVID-19, many of those plans have been delayed or canceled for 2020.
Northland Street Terrorizes Motorists Into Safe Driving
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's not exactly a new sheriff in town, cracking down on speeding drivers in one Northland neighborhood. But "Molly" the mannequin is making an impact on Amoret Avenue, off of N.W. 56th Street. "Her name is Molly, and I just picked her up at an antique store," said Larry Bye, who [...]
Panty Deal Falls Off
A deal to sell Victoria's Secret has been scrapped after its private equity buyer sued to get out of the deal on a coronavirus-related claim. L Brands - the retail conglomerate owned by billionaire Les Wexner - said Monday it has scrapped its deal to sell a controlling stake in the struggling lingerie chain to Sycamore Partners, a New York-based buyout firm, in a deal that had valued the retailer at $1 billion.
Covid Death Toll Could Double
Public spaces were filled with visitors over the weekend as some states began loosening lockdown measures and experts now warn the premature reopening could drive up the country's coronavirus death toll -- by nearly double, according to one prediction.
Broken China Affair
Rising tensions between the U.S. and China - made worse by the coronavirus pandemic - is the start of a new Cold War, former top White House trade negotiator Clete Willems said on Tuesday. "The reality is that tensions between the United States and China are rising considerably at the moment," Willems, a former deputy director of the National Economic Council, told CNBC's "Squawk Box Asia."
Murder Hornet Explained
Asian giant hornets are known to be capable of killing people with some regularity, including up to 50 per year in Japan, but they're more dangerous to honey bee populations, with the capability to kill 40 bees in a minute.
Progressives Hope To Avoid Biden #MeToo Hypocrisy
"This Week Tonight" host John Oliver kicked off his show on Sunday night by briefly addressing the growing allegations Tara Reade has made against her former boss Joe Biden. "Now he's denied that claim, but there are clearly big questions still be answered here," Oliver said.
Latinx Party People
A Kansas City agency is helping organize a virtual music festival on Cinco De Mayo that will provide aid to farmworkers across the United States. An artistic effort to support farmworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic quickly blossomed into a star-studded live stream festival, which airs Tuesday. In three weeks, Altísimo Live!
Selling Season Still Kaput
The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City will postpone its 2020 Artisan Home Tour for two months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the organization announced Friday. The Artisan Home Tour, during which participants visit custom homes constructed by area builders and priced around $1 million, has been rescheduled for August, with specific dates still to be finalized.
Help Cop Fam After Tragedy
Hide Transcript Show Transcript DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. DEDICATED FATHER, WONDERFUL HUSBAND. THOSE TWO THINGS COME TO LIGHT WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT THIS OFFICER. REPORTER: UP UNTIL THE VERY LAST MOMENTS OF HIS LIFE OFFICER MIKE MOSHER WAS SERVING HIS COMMUNITY. MIKE WAS A GREAT OFFICER, HE WAS A BRAVE GUY.
Tuesday Warm Up
Hide Transcript Show Transcript BRING THOSE WOR OF ENCOURAGEMENT. I SEE SOME BLUE SKY WITH CLOUDS BREAKING UP. WE ARE GOING TO HAVE SUNSHINE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. A BRISK WEST TO NORTHWEST BREEZE THAT WILL RAMP UP TODAY. 50 IN LIBERTY, 40'S FROM MARYVILLE OVER TO TRENTON.
War - Cinco De Mayo is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .