We start this morning with visions of Pamela still going strong and working her Internets hustle as we collect news from across the nation and around the world . . .
Once Mighty Woodlands Will Never Come Back
Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has put the former Woodlands racetrack facility up for sale and plans for a 1 million square foot warehouse distribution facility and office park are in the works.
KC Cameraman Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City photographer was shot and killed after Sunday night's protest. Police say three men were trying to steal his Jeep. His family and Mayor Quinton Lucas want people to know his life was more than his death. The photographs 50-year-old Marvin Francois took are moments captured in time.
Burns & Mac Celebrates Infrastructure On KC’s Dime
Since breaking ground in 2018, crews worked more than 134,000 hours on the Burns & McDonnell World Headquarters project. Even through the height of the pandemic, nearly 70 people worked on the project every day with zero safety incidents recorded.
Pamela Plays For Pay
Nothing can prepare you for FaceTiming Pamela Anderson. One second there is only you - staring, through a layer of iPhone glass, at your tired, trapped reflection, both of you hoping that is not how you actually look - and the next second there is Pamela Anderson, brightening the screen instantaneously and completely, the way a ray of sun stretching beyond a cloud can seem to bounce off the whole Pacific.
Generally Speaking, D.C. Insider Rebukes Prez Trump
Retired Marine Gen. Jim Mattis, who resigned as President Trump's defense secretary nearly a year-and-a-half ago over policy differences, has issued an extraordinary critique of the White House's handling of nationwide unrest, saying Trump has sought to divide Americans, and warning against "militarizing our response" to the protests.
No Statues For Losing Side
Virginia governor to announce removal of Robert E. Lee statue from Richmond as city reckons with Confederate monuments
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will announce on Thursday plans to remove a statue honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's historic Monument Avenue, a move that comes amid a national reckoning with America's complicated racial history.
Zuck Now Free Speech Fighter
Despite public rebukes from several of his employees, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg resisted calls to label posts from President Trump with a warning sign in a similar manner to what Twitter did last month, according to media reports.
China Talk Crackdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is expected to designate at least two additional Chinese media outlets as foreign missions as soon as Thursday, increasing restrictions on their operations, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The move would follow President Donald Trump's announcement on Friday of retaliatory action against Beijing over its tightened grip on Hong Kong.
Boris Blasts Cops
LONDON - U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the death of George Floyd "appalling" and "inexcusable" but urged protesters in the U.S. and elsewhere to stay within the law and behave in a "reasonable way." Giving his first public comments on the unrest in the U.S.
Pop Diva Rebukes KCPD
Kelly Clarkson is demanding answers. The 38-year-old Breakaway singer and The Kelly Clarkson Show host shared a shocking video on Twitter of non-violent protestors being sprayed and dragged away by Kansas City police amid nationwide protests against white supremacy and police brutality following the death of George Floyd .
Fanboys Consider Contract For Kegger Kelce
The Kansas City Chiefs must extend Travis Kelce before George Kittle. It's time for a Travis Kelce contract extension in Kansas City, please. Even though the Kansas City Chiefs need to pay defensive tackle Chris Jones in a matter of weeks and starting quarterback Patrick Mahomes within the next year or so, they also need to add another Kelce extension on the list of things to do.
Cowtown Storms Persist
Hide Transcript Show Transcript THERE IS ONE OTHER STORM OFF TO THE EAST. WE DO HAVE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 10:00 THIS EVENING. 30% STORM CHANCE, SO MOST OF US STAY DRY THIS EVENING. IF YOU'D DO SEE A THUNDERSTORM, POTENTIAL FOR WIND AND HAIL. WE WILL KEEP AN EYE ON THAT.
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