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Kansas City COVID Jobs Hiring
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two companies are hiring for hundreds of positions as the coronavirus pandemic pushes for increases in health care and medical equipment. First, Kansas City-based Spring Venture Group, a tech-driven insurance company, plans to hire 400 employees during the next three months, the Kansas City Business Journal reported.
Keep Cowtown Pipes Clean
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some businesses have been sitting vacant for several weeks now, which could cause issues, especially for the water system. It's one of the reasons KC Water wants businesses to flush their water lines as they reopen.
Power Play Payout
Electric utility company Evergy is pledging $2.2 million to local relief efforts in the battle against COVID 19. The company says it's the largest focused charitable commitment they've ever made. "We know our communities and customers are dealing with nearly unprecedented uncertainties due to this virus," said Terry Bassham, Evergy President and CEO in a press release.
Downtown Demolition Starts
Demolition of the historic former Board of Education building at 1211 McGee is expected to begin soon, although its owner remains open to finding a new home for the colorful mosaic murals adorning it by the late Arthur Kraft.
Kansas City Entrepeneur Shares Pandemic Pep Talk
“I’m not scared at all about the future. Specifically because I know I’m throwing good energy into the universe without the expectation that it’s going to come back to me,” said Long, a Kansas City-based author, podcast host, public speaker, and founder and CEO of Fundamism — a corporate culture consultancy that’s built around the fundamentals of a fun and optimistic lifestyle.
Corona Killed Retail
Pier 1 Imports is calling it quits. The bankrupt home-goods retailer has asked a court for permission to liquidate its remaining 540 stores once they reopen after coronavirus-driven lockdowns, ending a 58-year legacy of selling glassware, wicker furniture and other home decor.
Prez Trump Continues War Of Words With Speaker Pelosi
Trump rips Pelosi as 'a sick woman' over obesity jab, claims unproven coronavirus drug gives him 'safety'
President Trump bashed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday as "a sick woman" with "mental health problems" after she suggested he should think twice about taking hydroxychloroquine since he's "morbidly obese" and could suffer serious side effects from the unproven coronavirus drug.
COVID Numbers Game Cont'd
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - The scientist who created Florida's COVID-19 data portal wasn't just removed from her position on May 5, she was fired on Monday by the Department of Health, she said, for refusing to manipulate data.
Corona Save The Planet???
Carbon dioxide emissions have fallen dramatically since lockdowns were imposed around the world due to the coronavirus crisis, research has shown. Daily emissions of the greenhouse gas plunged 17% by early April compared with 2019 levels, according to the first definitive study of global carbon output this year.
Kansas Phase II Starts Friday
TOPEKA, Kansas - Starting Friday, Kansans can gather in slightly larger groups, take in a movie, go to an art museum and bowl a few frames. But concerts, festivals, summer camps and parades will remain shut down. And you still won't be able to get a drink at a bar.
Show-Me Hollywood Message To Grads With No Jobs Waiting
Missouri State University SOURCE: Missouri State University Missouri State University graduates received a special shout out from Springfield native Brad Pitt.Missouri State University President Clif Smart showed off the surprise on Twitter."Hi everyone. Brad here from quarantine with a shout out to the graduating class of Missouri State University. Yeah!
Fanboys Enjoy Football Dynasty Double Talk
Chiefs: Can K.C. become first the back-to-back champ since the 2003-2004 New England Patriots? | CBS Sports The Chiefs defense should be improved under another year with Steve Spagnuolo. It's a unit that allowed just 10.4 points in the final five regular season contests last year and 51 points in the final 10 quarters of the postseason.
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