Thursday, June 04, 2020

Kansas City Thursday News Link Layout



Longtime pop diva Brit is busy promoting her new work as we take a peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the globe . . .

Kansas City New Hotness: Medical Surveillance

Business sees increase in sales of temperature-taking security cameras

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Truman Medical Center is one of the companies investing in a relatively new temperature-taking security camera. Bob Niekamp, owner of Electronics Supply Co., said the cameras, which the business started selling because of the coronavirus pandemic, can take body temperatures using facial recognition.


Kansas City Builds For Future

New $15 million children's museum in South Kansas City plans to open in October

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -Crews reached a major milestone in the construction of a $15 million children's museum in south Kansas City Thursday. They celebrated the end of construction on the building in the Red Bridge Shopping Mall. Next, they need to finish up the inside and install ten new exhibits for kids to explore and [...]


Brit Shares The Love

Britney Spears says her 'heart breaks' for friends in black community

Britney Spears chimed in late Monday on the current state of affairs in the country, after a weekend rife with protests both peaceful and not from coast to coast over the death of unarmed black man George Floyd one week ago.


Diverse Mugshots After Tragic George Floyd Killing

Bail set at up to $1 million for three ex-Minneapolis police officers charged with abetting alleged murder of George Floyd

Three now-former Minneapolis police officers had bails set at up to $1 million at their arraignment Thursday in court o n charges of aiding and abetting a fourth cop in the alleged murder of George Floyd, a black man whose Memorial Day death while in their custody has led to more than a week of protests nationwide over police brutality.


Prez Trump Confronts Legal Battle Over Church Visit

Protesters, ACLU sue over use of force at White House ahead of Trump's church visit

Several protesters and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the federal use of force to disperse a peaceful protest in Washington, DC, ahead of President Donald Trump's photo-op at a local church.


Hong Kong Fights For Freedom

Hong Kong defies ban to honor Tiananmen Square massacre victims

Thousands of people in Hong Kong defiantly commemorated the Tiananmen Square massacre on Thursday, holding a vigil despite a police ban as the territory witnesses Beijing stamp out its freedoms in real time.


Campaign 2020 Hacking Underway

Chinese, Iranian Hackers Targeted Biden And Trump Campaigns, Google Says

Almost exactly four years after Russian operatives hacked into the email accounts of prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election, Google confirmed on Thursday that foreign adversaries are still at it. Chinese-backed hackers were observed targeting former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign staff, and Iranian-backed hackers were seen targeting President Trump's campaign staff.


Pandemic Flip Flop???

Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More Than Social Distance

"The injustice that's evident to everyone right now needs to be addressed," Abraar Karan, a Brigham and Women's Hospital physician who's exhorted coronavirus experts to use their platforms to encourage the protests, told me.


Home Team Help Cont’d

Big Slick at Home kicks off Friday

Although Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner won't return to bat, bowl and perform across Kansas City until June 2021 because COVID-19 shut down this year's Big Slick Weekend, their dedication continues.


Downtown Kansas City Boosters Tout ‘Virtual’ Tourism

5 virtual OR live ways to explore Downtown KC

Dish up the scoop on First Friday + JuneteenthKC - month-long, virtual delight + KC Rep shakes up a mean virtual mixer + National WWI Museum is ready for action + Union Station begins phase...


KC Faith & Unity Arises

Suburban church joins urban counterpart in uniting for racial justice

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Christians from across the metro area joined together Thursday at Mill Creek Park in a show of unity for justice in our society. These suburban and urban Christians said they want to eliminate racial injustice.


Friday Hotness Awaits

Above normal temps for your Friday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript 88 IN MARYVILLE. HOUR-BY-HO FORECAST, DROPPING TO 82 DEGREES. 10:00 NEWS TIME, 80 AND 79 BUT NO MENTION OF RAINFALL BY THAT TIME. FIRST ALER FUTURESCAN PICKS UP ON THE CHANCE WE WILL STAY MOSTLY DRY. SHOWERS START TO POP UP FROM NEBRASKA TO KANSAS.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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