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Kangaroo Tear Down Starts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - By the end of July, the Oak Place apartment buildings on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus should be demolished. UMKC shut down the 12-year-old apartments in 2018 after discovering broken water pipes and mold inside.
Big Money Flexing For Doomed Downtown Project
"We believe we've gotten to the point where we're confident enough to go forward and take a vote." The hotel's developers have proposed a series of new payments to the city and its taxing jurisdictions in connection with the $63 million hotel.
Farmers Face Tougher Global Markets & Competition
Jimmy Kinder, a farmer from southwestern Oklahoma, is in what he calls "wheat crop mode." Kinder, a fourth-generation farmer, mainly grows wheat and raises cattle. Like many farmers across Oklahoma and the Great Plains region right now, Kinder's wheat is ready to harvest.
Summer Hotness And Footballer Fun Times
Nicole Williams flaunted her amazing bikini body in a white cheetah-print swimsuit, while out and about with her husband Larry English in Malibu on Friday. Her high-cut thong and tiny top put her toned form on full display, as she shared a passionate kiss with the former San Diego Chargers linebacker alongside the sandy shore.
KUNG FLU FIGHT!!!
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's recent use of the term "kung flu" to refer to the coronavirus at a rally over the weekend, insisting that it isn't racist.
Prez Trump Camp Outbreak
At least eight advance team staffers who were involved in President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally on Saturday have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the staffers actually attended the rally, the campaign announced on Monday, adding that they were wearing masks throughout the event.
Fed On Track To Solve Hate Crime Intimidation
The FBI has launched an investigation after a noose was found in the team garage of Bubba Wallace, Nascar's only black full-time driver. The noose was discovered at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway as Nascar prepared for a race, which was subsequently delayed by bad weather, on Sunday.
Nuke Talks Underway
The United States and Russia held talks in Vienna Monday on their last major nuclear weapons agreement with little prospect of an imminent agreement as tensions and differences mount over whether they see any value in arms control at all.
Ancient Secrets Uncovered
Archaeologists have discovered a huge 1.2-mile-wide ring of Neolithic shafts near Stonehenge in southern England. Experts led by the U.K.'s University of Bradford report that the shafts are up to 32.8 feet wide and 16.4 feet deep. The structures have been carbon-dated to 2500 B.C.
Meth Town Reopen Paused
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- The City of Independence will not enter Phase 2 of its reopening plan, following a recent and sustained increase in local COVID-19 cases, the city's mayor announced on Twitter on Monday morning. The city entered the first phase of its reopening process June 1, opening city facilities on a limited basis and resuming in-person court dates, with precautions.
Summer Fun Precaution
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Worlds of Fun theme park is scheduled to reopen Monday to pass holders, but with new protocols and limited capacity because of the coronavirus pandemic. Visitors are required to schedule their visit beforehand on the park's website or app, and all attendees are required to wear face coverings.
Local Storm Forecast
EVENING FORECAST, STORM CHANCE IS MAINLY BETWEEN NOW AND ABOUT 8:00. CLOSER TO 9:00, I THINK THOSE STORMS DRIFTING IN FROM NEBRASKA WILL REALLY START TO FALL APART. WE WILL SEE OUR CLOUDS BREAKUP UP AND BE MOSTLY CLEAR BY TOMORROW MORNING. LOW 60'S TO GET YOUR TUESDAY STARTED.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .