Saturday, June 06, 2020

Kansas City Saturday Morning News Look

Hottie Iskra and her curvy advocacy inspires this early peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .

Celebrate Cowtown Success

Program to buy beef from local cattle producers almost too successful

With some shortages of beef and poultry at grocery stores, some people perhaps took advantage of a Missouri Farm Bureau program to help buy meat straight from the farm and even at cheaper prices.The new problem for one area farm is that it has almost been too successful.In rural Platte County, the people in charge of the Jowler Creek Cattle Company did not see this coming."So how's business lately?"

Drink In New Hotness

With rising heat, local health officials urge public to stay hydrated

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Temperatures are on the rise in the Kansas City area and as we enter summer, it's important to know about resources and how to stay cool when out in the heat. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask in the heat can increase your risk for dehydration, according to Dr. Tom Hindsley with Truman Medical Center.

Grind House Redux In The Stix

Two metro movie theaters reopen, showing old favorites and practicing social distancing

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Two metro movie theaters opened their doors to the public Friday. Blue Springs 8 has retro movies on all of its screens, including "Aquaman" and "Harry Potter." Screenland Armour in North Kansas City also opened, showing hits like a "Kill Bill" double feature and "Mamma Mia."

Hottie Shares Life Lesson

Iskra Lawrence Pens Note to Her 'Innocent Black Baby' Amid Protests

Educating herself. Iskra Lawrence wrote a message for her newborn following George Floyd's death, then shared practical ways she plans to support the Black Lives Matter movement. How Celeb Parents Are Educating Kids About Racism After George Floyd's Death "This is my beautiful innocent black baby," the model, 29, captioned a close-up Instagram shot of her infant on Sunday, May 31.

Twitter Vs. Prez Trump

Twitter CEO: 'Not true' that removing Trump campaign video was illegal, as president has claimed

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday responded to President Trump Donald John Trump Federal plan to contain Washington protests employs 7,600 personnel: report GOP Rep calls on primary opponent to condemn campaign surrogate's racist video Tennessee court rules all registered voters can obtain mail-in ballots due to COVID-19 MORE 's assertion that the platform's removal of his campaign video was "illegal," reiterating that the video was pulled because it had run afoul of the website's policy on copyrighted material.

Zuck Forced To Reform FB

Zuckerberg: Facebook will review policies after backlash over Trump posts

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook will review its content policies after facing widespread backlash, including from its own employees, over the decision to leave up controversial posts from Donald Trump. Facebook will look at improving content policies while also building products to advance racial justice, the CEO said on Friday in response to the protests in the United States.

Arctic Suffers Red Alert

Russia declares state of emergency over Arctic Circle oil spill caused by melting permafrost

Melting permafrost caused a fuel tank holding 21,000 tons of diesel oil to collapse in Russia's Arctic Circle, leading to a 135-square mile oil spill. According to Rosprirodnadzor, the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, 6,000 tons spilled onto the ground, another 15,000 tons into the water.

Bad Coronavirus Advice Still Hard To Swallow

CDC says 40 percent of Americans surveyed tried using bleach to wash food to prevent coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that over a third of Americans that took a CDC survey, reportedly misused household cleaners by using them on their fruits and vegetables, in the attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Boris Trumps China

Boris Johnson's excellent answer to Beijing's move on Hong Kong's freedom

Cheers to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for offering millions of Hong Kongers visas and a path to UK citizenship if Beijing goes ahead with its horrible new "security law." The mainland is inflicting the legislation on the city without going through Hong Kong's own legislature, in blatant defiance of the 1997 handover, which guaranteed the city's autonomy until 2047.

Moon Dance Saturday Night

A full Strawberry Moon is happening this weekend

After sunset this Friday, this month's full moon will rise above the horizon. Known as the full Strawberry Moon, it'll pass through the outer part of the Earth's shadow (the penumbra). When this happens, a penumbral lunar eclipse will occur, so part of the moon will appear darker - but it'll be so faint, that you probably won't notice it at all.

Check Camera Man Tribute

Marvin Francois: Scenes From a Life Lived For Others

The moment is captured forever: A child - Marvin Francois' child - photographed in full joy. This is not by chance. It's not luck that Francois was there, snapping his lens right when the team champion of a LINC chess tournament was announced.

Locals Love Iced Coffee Candy

Kansas City's Long Lost Cold Brew Aims to Take the Bitter Bite Out of Coffee

Johnny Eastlund and Jacq Adamson both love cold-brew coffee, but had trouble finding a brand on the market that they really liked, as many had a bitter taste that the pair agreed tarnished the enjoyment of the experience.

Meek Mill - Otherside of America is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If that's what the CDC said, then the CDC is full of shit. The Swamp continues to demonstrate its incompetence and its dishonesty.