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KC COVID House Cleaning
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Among the projects people have taken on at home this spring and summer is a little cleaning. So, KCTV5's Nathan Vickers took a look at how people are getting rid of old junk through yard sales or more drastic measures.
Crime Clean Up Achieved
An apartment complex that used to be nothing but trouble for Kansas City police has been certified a crime-free place to live.This is Friendship Village at 56th Street and Swope Parkway. It's a place people want to live. It's full, with a three to four year waiting list.
Local Life Lessons Almost Always Taught At Home Anyhoo
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Parents considering homeschooling due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming school year are not alone. Christine Lopez, who lives in Johnson County, Kansas, has three children with potentially three different paths to school.
Tara Reid said Jenny McCarthy has a 'cold heart' as she looked back on their infamous 2016 radio interview. While she was on Jenny's SiriusXM show back in 2016, her hostess needled her about uncomfortable topics such as 'surgeries' until Tara finally got up and left - though not before getting in a couple jabs of her own.
GOP Pushed Back Against Prez Trump Election Tweets
A co-founder of the Federalist Society, which famously compiled a list from which President Trump selected his two Supreme Court nominees, described the president's Thursday tweet about "delay[ing] the election until people can properly, securely and safely vote" as grounds for "immediate impeachment."
German Exodus Debated
The Trump administration's decision to withdraw nearly 12,000 troops from Germany has come under bipartisan attack in the Senate, amid warnings it would disrupt US alliances.
Ballers Bend Knee
All players competing in the first game of the NBA restart took a knee and locked arms during a recording of the national anthem Thursday night at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz wore Black Lives Matter warm-up shirts and were joined by coaches and game officials, who also knelt for the anthem.
Former Prez Obama Steps Up Attacks For Biden Campaign
Obama has appeared in virtual Biden fundraisers over the last two months He has shared his fears of voter suppression and slammed the administration In his scathing series of attacks, he didn't mention the president by name Obama has mentioned Trump's 'assault's on women' and his 'racist' agenda In a chat with Illinois Governor J.B.
Prez Trump Opt Out?!?
A misleading video about hydroxychloroquine has gone viral. Trump is back to touting the drug as a Covid-19 cure - despite evidence that it's ineffective. So why the heck is hydroxychloroquine back in the national conversation? No doubt Trump would savor the validation of winning a second term.
Defeated Sporting Still Sports ‘Black Lives Matter’ Gear
Peter Vermes: Sporting Kansas City were't ready for MLS is Back Tournament Quarterfinal and it's my fault
Peter Vermes didn't pull any punches after Sporting Kansas City's exit from the MLS is Back Tournament, a 3-1 loss Thursday evening against the Philadelphia Union. He took the blame for SKC lacking fight, especially in the first half, when a Sergio Santos brace and Jamiro Monteiro opener
Kansas City Hipster Listening Session Reviewed At Distance
Lemonade Park represents what might just be an answer to the dismal prospect of live music being out of our lives for the forseeable future.
Cowtown Afternoon Upgrade
Hide Transcript Show Transcript VISIBILITY. YOUR HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST FRIDAY, 70 IN THE MORNING WITH FOG AND MIST. THEN WE CLEAR OUT, A LITTLE SUNSHINE. TEMPERATURES STRUGGLE TO GET NEAR 80. MIDNIGHT AND BEYOND, STILL THAT SAME TREND STARTING IN MISSOURI WORKING BACK TO KANSAS. MAYBE NOT MUCH NORTH OF I-70.
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School Reopen Rules
The Blue Springs School District announced Thursday that it will require students and staff attending in-person classes to wear face masks for the upcoming school year."After careful consideration and conversation with local health officials and our task force committees, we will now require cloth face masks for all in-person students and staff members for the 2020-2021 school year.
Free Gear Across Bridge
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The North Kansas City School District has ordered thousands of face masks to give to students and staff who need extra. There are a handful of sewing shops around Kansas City, but for an order of 25,000 adjustable, cone-shaped masks, the district turned to Alterations and Custom Sewing in Excelsior Springs.
Show-Me Local Education Summit Amid Pandemic
The countdown is on to reopen schools. Area school leaders had a chance Thursday to air their concerns to the governor.Gov. Mike Parson has pushed to get students back to the classroom, but he's leaving those plans up to each district. Some districts want him to do more.Parson was at North Kansas City High School.
Cruel Doggie Training Alleged
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) - Two U.S. representatives introduced legislation Wednesday that would ban greyhound racing nationwide, after an advocacy group released videos showing greyhounds being trained by chasing, mauling and killing live rabbits in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, a practice that is prohibited by the greyhound racing industry.
Golden Ghetto Patient Shares Word Of Warning
A Shawnee man who spent weeks in the hospital with COVID-19 says people need to be cautious about the disease.After a business trip in March, Eric Goodman said he was not feeling so good."You know, I had a fever that morning, I was having a little trouble breathing," Eric Goodman said.
Teaching Equality In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a year where calls for change have made their way to the Kansas City metro and across the country, the Kansas City, Kansas, school district is now joining the efforts for reform.
Kansas City Rolling Hope For Clean Air For The Future
A new initiative launched today, called Stand Up For Clean Air, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act and asks Kansas City residents to pledge to take action on climate change and air pollution. The American Lung Association's new effort also encourages everyone to share why clean air matters to them through the #MyCleanAirStory social media campaign.
Tasty Goodness Shares For The Most KICK-ASS TKC Readers Who Made It This Far
Creamy and robust, this cheesy corn side dish is a Kansas City classic.
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