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Busted Kansas City Finances Rescued By Clay County Cash
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is announcing the spending plan for funds from the CARES Act. Kansas City received $11.7 million in funding from Clay County.
Local Life Lesson Talk
Some school districts in the Kansas City area plan to open in less than two months. And most want to resume in-person classes after shutting down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Local education leaders discussed the questions and challenges districts face looking ahead to August and beyond.
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Multiple school districts across the metro have announced that they will be holding in-person graduation ceremonies within the next two months at Children's Mercy Park, home of Sporting Kansas City soccer. Bonner Spring High School will hold a graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m.
Old School Helping Hand
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Kansas City, Missouri, senior centers started to close and seniors themselves decided to self-isolate because the disease proved more harmful to people over 65 years old. Those changes meant seniors were not getting the meals they'd normally receive at senior centers.
Panty Think Piece Assigns Blame To Sketchy Management
The following article is a written adaptation of an episode of Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism , Slate's new podcast about companies in the news and how they got there. Although it's known for making products for women, Victoria's Secret was created as a shopping experience for men.
Top Doc Denounces Healthcare Disparity Amid Coronavirus
Anthony Fauci Anthony Fauci Overnight Health Care: Trump refuses to say if he slowed down coronavirus testing | US COVID-19 cases rise, marking ugly contrast with Europe | Trump health officials to testify on continued dangers of coronavirus pandemic Trump health officials to testify on continued dangers of coronavirus pandemic 12 Texas bars temporarily lose alcohol permits for violating coronavirus restrictions MORE , the nation's top infectious disease expert, said Tuesday that he thinks institutional racism has played a role in the disproportionate impact the coronavirus outbreak has had on the Black community in the U.S.
Like It Or Not: Prez Trump STILL Draws EPIC Crowds
Fox News Channel finish as the most-watched network in all of television during primetime for the week of June 15-21, as President Trump's rally with record-setting viewership helped the network surpass primetime averages of even CBS, NBC and ABC.
Big Bucks Collected To Take Back White House
Barack Obama made his first campaign appearance alongside Joe Biden since endorsing him for president in April, helping raise more than $11m while warning Democrats against being "complacent or smug" about the presidential race. The virtual fundraiser collected $7.6m from 175,000 grassroots contributors according to the Biden campaign.
Southern Ground Shakes
A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least two people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca.
Kansas City Must Play Political Numbers Game
Money is good. Free money is better. Free money via filling out the U.S. Census that will ensure the state and community you currently live in receives its fair share of the $675 million in federal funding to spend on its schools, hospitals, roads, public works, and other vital programs that'll benefit the community and improve the standard of living for you, your family, your friends, and anyone else you may care about for the foreseeable future?
More Dust Deets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A large plume of dust originating from the Sahara Desert in Africa is traveling through the middle and upper levels of the atmosphere and approaching parts of the United States. This isn't unusual - in fact, it happens frequently during the summer months.
Hotness Coming To KC
Hide Transcript Show Transcript DRIFTING IN FROM THE NORTH. NO RAIN OR THUNDERSTORMS AS WE CONTINUE ON THIS EVENING, IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE DOING GRILLING, WALKING, BEAUTIFUL WEATHER FOR THAT. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY COOL DOWN TO NEAR 74 DEGREES TOWARDS 9:00 THIS EVENING. LOWS TOMORROW MORNING, UPPER 50'S TO NEAR 60 DEGREES.
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